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Evidence of Evolution

Published to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species, Evidence of Evolution uses exquisite images by distinguished photographer Susan Middleton to reveal beautiful and surprising patterns of evolutionary development in animals and plants. These photographs, of rare and remarkable specimens from the collections of the California Academ

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We Are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk about Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know

World-leading natural and social scientists shed light on their discoveries and lives in conversation with an award-winning science writerWhen acclaimed science writer Stefan Klein asks Nobel Prize� winning chemist Roald Hoffmann what sets scientists apart, Hoffmann says, �First and foremost, curiosity.� In this collection of intimate conversations with 19 of the world�s

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Learning Spark

The Web is getting faster, and the data it delivers is getting bigger. How can you handle everything efficiently? This book introduces Spark, an open source cluster computing system that makes data analytics fast to run and fast to write. You�ll learn how to run programs faster, using primitives for in-memory cluster computing. With Spark, your job can load data into memor

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The Mystery of Pain

Why does scratching an itch feel so good? Why is pain from a mosquito bite preferable to the same pain from an unidentified source?Douglas Nelson provides the reader with a comprehensive, practical and highly accessible guide to the scientific understanding of pain. The book explores the different types of pain, providing clear explanations of the processes involved within

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Introducing Quantum Theory(Graphic Guides)

Taking the reader on a step-by-step tour of the key players of quantum theory, and explaining such concepts as Heisenbergs uncertainty principle, non-locality and Schrodingers cat, this text aims to provide a clear introduction to the theories which have shaped current thinking in.

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Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul

Traditionally, the human soul is regarded as a nonphysical concept that can only be examined by psychiatrists and theologists. In his new book, The Astonishing Hypothesis, Nobel Laureate Francis Crick boldly straddles the line between science and spirituality by examining the soul from the standpoint of a modern scientist, basing the souls existence and function on an in-

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An Introduction to Quantum Computing

This concise, accessible text provides a thorough introduction to quantum computing - an exciting emergent field at the interface of the computer, engineering, mathematical and physical sciences. Aimed at advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in these disciplines, the text is technically detailed and is clearly illustrated throughout with diagrams and exer

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Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems

It is one of the wonders of mathematics that, for every problem mathematicians solve, another awaits to perplex and galvanize them. Some of these problems are new, while others have puzzled and bewitched thinkers across the ages. Such challenges offer a tantalizing glimpse of the fields unlimited potential, and keep mathematicians looking toward the horizons of intellectu

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Bat? Dusuncesinde Donum Noktas?

�Bir curume doneminin ard?ndan donum noktas? gelir.�I CHINGZaman?m?z?n temel sorunlar?n?n -kanser, cinayet, kirlilik, nukleer guc, enflasyon, enerji kaynaklar?n?n azalmas?- dinamikleri hep ayn?. Bir butun olarak yeryuzu icin dramatik ve potansiyel ac?dan tehlikeli bir degisim surecine, bir donum noktas?na eristik. Gercekligin yeni bir tezahurune, yani dunyam?z? donusturen

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Days of Open Hand: Poems

This book is a continuation of the effort that began more than five years ago and culminated in the first collection of poems, Sunshine After Rain (2016). As before, many styles - traditional, free, and blank verse - are used to leave an imprint on the mind. While there are not many English haikus here, and some poems are atypical, like Temptation, others reflect Indian

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