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Exact thinking in demented times - the Vienna Circle and the epic quest for the foundations of science Exact thinking in demented times - the Vienna Circle and the epic quest for the foundations of science

The philosophy of science between the two world wars, 1920s-1930s.

Jan 12, 2018
Microsculpture - portraits of insects from the collections of the Oxford University of Natural History Microsculpture - portraits of insects from the collections of the Oxford University of Natural History

"Microsculpture is a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification that celebrates the wonders of nature and science. Levon Biss's photographs capture in breathtaking detail the beauty of the insect world and are printed in large-scale format to provide an unforgettable viewing experience. Each picture in Microsculpture is created from approximately 8,000 individual photographs. Segments of the specimen are lit and photographed separately using microscope lenses, then stacke

Jan 17, 2018
The oceans - a deep history The oceans - a deep history

"The 4.4-billion-year history of the oceans and their role in Earth's climate system. It has often been said that we know more about the moon than we do about our own oceans. In fact, we know a great deal more about the oceans than many people realize. Scientists know that our actions today are shaping the oceans and climate of tomorrow--and that if we continue to act recklessly, the consequences will be dire. In this timely and accessible book, Eelco Rohling traces the 4.4 billion-year history

Jan 12, 2018
Timekeepers Timekeepers

"Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we will never have enough of the one thing we crave the most. How have we come to be dominated by something so arbitrary? The compelling stories in this book explore our obsessions with time. An Englishman arrives back from Calcutta but refuses to adjust his watch. Beethoven has his symphonic wishes ignored. A moment of war is froz

Jan 12, 2018