Science & Math
epub |eng | 2019-06-10 | Author:Jon Gertner;

* * * — It was anyone’s guess what the drillers would find at the bottom of the ice sheet. In 1962, Henri Bader had laid out a few thoughts ...
( Category: Biographies & Memoirs May 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-03 | Author:Guy Shrubsole [Guy Shrubsole]

8 A PROPERTY-OWNING DEMOCRACY? A packed conference hall in Blackpool, 17 October 1981. A woman ascends the stage, the squared shoulders of her midnight-blue jacket a dark silhouette in the ...
( Category: Urban & Land Use Planning May 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-19 | Author:Blake Crouch [Crouch, Blake]

Barry stands at the wall of windows near Helena’s bed, looking across the ink-black river to the city. He hopes Julia is OK, but he doubts it. When he called ...
( Category: Technothrillers May 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-02 | Author:Oliver Morton [Morton, Oliver]

IMPACTS HAVE CONTINUED FOR THE REST OF LUNAR HISTORY, the only real exception to Robert Heinlein’s tongue-in-cheek dictum that “nothing ever happens on the moon”. And they brought the Moon ...
( Category: Astronomy May 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-24 | Author:Karren Brady

Learning to lead and building a career is one thing. Learning to parent is quite another – but they were two challenges I faced at the same time. Because once ...
( Category: Biographies & Memoirs May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sig Hansen

Norman at age six, and Edgar at age thirty-seven, with fine specimens of Alaskan king crab. (Left: Courtesy of the Hansen Family) (Right: Courtesy of EVOL) Brown crab is also ...
( Category: Fisheries & Aquaculture May 25,2019 )
mobi |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Michael S. Gazzaniga

MORE FUNDING, MORE RESEARCH, MORE KNOWLEDGE Meanwhile, many visiting researchers were making a mess of the scientific literature on split-brain patients.7 The researchers seemed not to understand how cross-cueing tricks, ...
( Category: Neuroscience May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-11 | Author:Hoffman, Andrew J. [Hoffman, Andrew J.]

5 HISTORICAL ANALOGIES FOR CULTURAL CHANGE Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. —H. G. Wells Consider the central cultural question of climate change: Do ...
( Category: Political Parties May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-08-13 | Author:The Untold Story of the First Military Officer at the 1947 Crash Site

The Black Government Ever since I spoke with that official back in the early 1990s, I have come to believe that the black government he spoke about is something more ...
( Category: UFOs May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Rod Pyle

Fig. 22.3. From left to right, the author, Ed Stone, and John Casani in 2018. Image from AIAA. Flying past Saturn was a true showstopper—as the most visually spectacular planet ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Matt Parker

The Tower of Hanoi from Récréations mathématiques. The Tower of Hanoi, or to quote Lucas exactly, ‘La Tour d’Hanoï’, takes up only three pages in the book, roughly a third ...
( Category: Math Games May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-05-30 | Author:Durant, Brad [Durant, Brad]

Included in the pre-installed equipment in the autonomous car is a $70,000 LIDAR system which uses 64 beam lasers fired from a mounted range finder to generate an extremely detailed ...
( Category: Engineering & Transportation May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-09 | Author:Lisa Cron

Notice how Jennie has focused in on potential external events geared to stoke the inner struggle she wants Ruby to go through? Her goal now is to find the main ...
( Category: Cognitive Psychology May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-06 | Author:Leonard David

* * * WITHOUT QUESTION, NASA’s long-lived Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has been a game changer in the ability to inspect the Moon. On the job since entering orbit around ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight May 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-01 | Author:Keigo Higashino [Higashino, Keigo]

Ishigami sighed. He was in the middle of grading make-up exams. They were terrible. He had designed the problems so they would be easy enough for everyone to handle—far easier ...
( Category: Japanese May 24,2019 )