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History & Philosophy
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Hoskin

In Bath William arranged for the disc for the new reflector to be cast from Michell’s metal. William then ground the disc and polished the resulting mirror, presumably in the ...
( Category: Astronomy February 24,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Florence Bretelle-Establet

Reading The Nine Chapters as a Canon On the basis of what we see above, the question of understanding what it means, in the commentators’ view, that The Nine Chapters ...
( Category: Asia February 24,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Friedel Weinert

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 Friedel WeinertThe Demons of Science10.1007/978-3-319-31708-3_15 15. Maxwell’s Demon Friedel Weinert1 (1)Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK Friedel Weinert Email: [email protected] Maxwell’s ...
( Category: Cosmology February 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2001-07-15 | Author:Kevin Davies

Last but not least, the Whitehead Institute’s Eric Lander bagged his personal favorite chromosome—17, which had been his lucky number since he became fascinated by its unique mathematical properties—and helpfully ...
( Category: Mammals February 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-19 | Author:Michael Faraday

LECTURE V. OXYGEN PRESENT IN THE AIR - NATURE OF THE ATMOSPHERE - ITS PROPERTIES - OTHER PRODUCTS FROM THE CANDLE - CARBONIC ACID - ITS PROPERTIES. We have now ...
( Category: Science & Technology February 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2006-02-22 | Author:Marvin Minsky

In other words, as a system gets better it may find that it is increasingly harder to find more ways to improve itself. Evolution is often described as selecting good ...
( Category: Cognitive Psychology February 23,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Reviel Netz

This was a moment of magic. Consider that each treatise by Archimedes contains at least one such moment of magic and you can begin to see the measure of the ...
( Category: History February 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-13 | Author:Neil Shister

III BURNING MAN’S UTOPIAN VISION 7 Art as a Trojan Horse Burning Man is art that is generated by a way of life and seeks to reclaim the realms of ...
( Category: Sociology February 22,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2017-08-24 | Author:Edward Feser [Feser, Edward]

The divine attributes Unity With these background ideas in place—the principle of proportionate causality, agere sequitur esse, and the analogy of being—let’s turn to the question of what we can ...
( Category: Christian Theology February 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-31 | Author:Sherman, Irwin W. [Sherman, Irwin W.]

Mammals have co-opted the lymphatic system for another purpose: immunological defense. This has been accomplished by placing clusters of immune tissues at “checkpoints” or “surveillance stations” along the lymphatic routes, ...
( Category: Microbiology February 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 1992-03-02 | Author:Robert Serber, Richard Rhodes [Robert Serber, Richard Rhodes]

the maximum pressure varying as 1/r3 instead of the usual 1/r2 because the width of the strongly compressed region increases proportionally to r. This behavior continues as long as p ...
( Category: Atomic & Nuclear Physics February 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-10 | Author:Kate Winkler Dawson

* * * — When police asked Schwartz’s wife to identify his body, she had recognized his watch, a sure sign that the man on the table was her husband. ...
( Category: Serial Killers February 21,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Fox

2J.D. North, 'Thomas Harriot and the first telescopic observations of sunspots', in J.W. Shirley (ed.), Thomas Harriot. Renaissance scientist (Oxford, 1974), pp. 129-65. 3Roche, 'Thomas Harriot's astronomy', op. cit. (note ...
( Category: Historical February 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-31 | Author:Robert A Weinberg [Weinberg, Robert A]

CHAPTER 10 GUIDE PROTEINS OF THE CELL: THE MACHINERY THAT CONTROLS GROWTH Knowing about mutant genes allows us to trace the roots of cancer back to discrete, identifiable changes in ...
( Category: Microbiology February 21,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2014-05-29 | Author:D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson & John Tyler Bonner

Fig. 64. (a) Bubble suspended within a cubical cage; (b) Lithocubus geometricus Hkl. Again, if we construct a cage in the form of an equilateral triangular prism, and proceed as ...
( Category: Developmental Biology February 21,2020 )