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La fisica del diavolo

Jim Al-Khalili e un fisico teorico di eccezionale talento comunicativo. Per lui i paradossi apparentemente insolubili sono unottima occasione per spiegare come funziona la scienza. Per questo ne ha scelti nove, tra piu e meno noti, e sulla loro traccia ha costruito questo libro, divertente, stimolante, ironico e che ha la capacita di sconcertare con la semplice accumulazi

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The Mathematics of Life

Biologists have long dismissed mathematics as being unable to meaningfully contribute to our understanding of living beings. Within the past ten years, however, mathematicians have proven that they hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of our world--and ourselves. In The Mathematics of Life, Ian Stewart provides a fascinating overview of the vital but little-recognized r

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The New Complete Book Of Self Sufficiency

Make the break, realise the dream and start living The Good Life! Packed with comprehensive information on all the practicals, from ploughing fields to milking cows, as well as new information on how to create an urban organic garden and harness natural energy. This new and revised full-colour edition of the illustrated classic is an engrossing read and a wonderful handb

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

Mars is ingrained in our culture, from H. G. Wellss 1898 novel The War of the Worlds to Looney Tuness hapless Marvin the Martian to David Bowies extraterrestrial spiders. Ancient mythologies defined the planet as a violent harbinger of war, stargazers puzzled over its peculiar motion, and astrologers defined human personalities by its position.Science fact is now surpas

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Fatal Forces(Horrible Science)

If you think youre able to stomach the sick side of science, then read on as the fatal truth about forces is squeezed out. Find out what keeps the moon in the sky, how quickly your nails grow, & what happens when an apple hits a scientist on the head.

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Madame Curie: A Biography

Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867�1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and was, indeed, one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. Written by Curie�s daughter, the renowned international activist Eve Curie, this biography chronicles Curie�s legendary achievements in science, including her pioneering efforts in the study of radioactivity and he

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher is uniquely qualified to explain the cutting-edge science that makes the resurrection of extinct animals a very real possibility, while acknowledging the serious and humorous aspects of giving a deceased animal a second chance to live. If you could bring back to life a person or animal, what would you choose? Pilcher highlights her own choices from eras gone,

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The Science of Supervillains

The authors of The Science of Superheroes now reveal the real genius of the most evil geniusesEver wonder why comic book villains, such as Spidermans bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Mens eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? Its not just their diabolical talent for confounding our heroes, its their unrivalled techno-proficiency at creating global m

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The Einstein Theory Of Relativity

Whether it is true or not that not more than twelve persons in all the world are able to understand Einsteins Theory, it is nevertheless a fact that there is a constant demand for information about this much-debated topic of relativity. The books published on the subject are so technical that only a person trained in pure physics and higher mathematics is able to fully un

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ZooKeeper: Distributed process coordination

Building distributed applications is difficult enough without having to coordinate the actions that make them work. This practical guide shows how Apache ZooKeeper helps you manage distributed systems, so you can focus mainly on application logic. Even with ZooKeeper, implementing coordination tasks is not trivial, but this book provides good practices to give you a head s

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