Adding a dimension: seventeen essays on the history of science 
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User Review  Ami Iida  Goodreadschapter 13 ; Evolution and genetic laws of Mendel are the complementary relationship. it is intriguing about Unit conversion and treat very huge number and local minimum . Read full review
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User Review  Steve Carroll  Goodreadscall it 4.5. This one is a barely themed collection of essays Asimov wrote for magazines, about half of them are about numbers. This one has essays on infinity, very large numbers, measurement systems ... Read full review
Contents
TFormation  2 
One Ten Buckle My Shoe  14 
Varieties of the Infinite  27 
Copyright  
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