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Alpha and Omega: The Search for the Beginning and End of the Universe

Charles Seife - Science - 2004 - 304 pages
Humankind has grappled for millennia with the fundamental questions of the origin and end of the universe--it was a focus of ancient religions and myths and of the inquiries of ...
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Proofiness: How You're Being Fooled by the Numbers

Charles Seife - Mathematics - 2010 - 320 pages
The bestselling author of Zero shows how mathematical misinformation pervades-and shapes-our daily lives. According to MSNBC, having a child makes you stupid. You actually lose ...
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Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information Is Explaining ...

Charles Seife - Science - 2007 - 304 pages
The author of Zero explains the scientific revolution that is transforming the way we understand our world Previously the domain of philosophers and linguists, information ...
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Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful ...

Charles Seife - Science - 2008 - 304 pages
With his knack for translating science into understandable, anecdotal prose and his trademark dry humor, award-winning science writer Charles Seife presents the first narrative ...
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Virtual Unreality: Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's ...

Charles Seife - Computers - 2014 - 256 pages
The bestselling author of Proofiness and Zero explains how to separate fact from fantasy in the digital world Digital information is a powerful tool that spreads unbelievably ...
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The Britannica Guide to Analysis and Calculus

Britannica Educational Publishing - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 288 pages
The dynamism of the natural world means that it is constantly changing, sometimes rapidly, sometimes gradually. By mathematically interpreting the continuous change that ...
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Is God a Mathematician?

Mario Livio - Mathematics - 2011 - 320 pages
Bestselling author and astrophysicist Mario Livio examines the lives and theories of history’s greatest mathematicians to ask how—if mathematics is an abstract construction of ...
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A brief history of time - From the Big Bang to Black Holes: Stephen Hawking

The Age of Reason - 2015
A Brief History of Time (subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes") is a popular-science book written by British physicist Stephen Hawking and first published by the Bantam ...
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Mathematical Sorcery

Calvin Clawson - MATHEMATICS - 2009 - 256 pages
The secret of constellations, the enigma of the golden mean, and the brilliance of a proof-these are just some of the wonders Clawson explores with unbridled delight in this ...
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The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins ...

John D. Barrow - Science - 2009 - 384 pages
What conceptual blind spot kept the ancient Greeks (unlike the Indians and Maya) from developing a concept of zero? Why did St. Augustine equate nothingness with the Devil ...
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