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The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
"A gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing. Covers the origins of 1,500 words. Over 600 engagingly written articles. Explore the stories behind our vocabulary."
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Euclid in the rainforest: discovering the universal truth in logic and math

Joseph Mazur - 2006 - Mathematics - Snippet view
Like Douglas Hofstadter's Gödel, Escher, Bach, and David Berlinski's A Tour of the Calculus, Euclid in the Rainforest combines the literary with the mathematical to explore logic—the one indispensable tool in man's quest to understand the world ...
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Verse & Universe: Poems about Science and Mathematics

Kurt Brown - 1998 - Poetry - Snippet view
Contains works by eighty contemporary poets in which they reflect upon the wonders and power of science and technology.
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions

Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber - 1999 - Reference - Limited preview
A guide to references commonly used in speech and writing. Explains more than 900 allusions. Entries include examples from today's leading media. A must for language lovers and great for ESL students.
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Visible and near infrared atlas of the Arcturus spectrum, 3727-9300 [angstroms]

Kenneth Hinkle, Lloyd V. Wallace, Jeff Valenti, Dianne Harmer - 2000 - Arcturus - Snippet view
CD-ROM contains: Data in ASCII format; data in FITS format; line lists; volume I data.
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Ultraviolet Atlas of the Arcturus Spectrum, 1150-3800 [angstroms]

Kenneth Hinkle, Lloyd Wallace, Jeff Valenti, Thomas Ayres - 2005 - Arcturus - No preview available
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Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World

María M. Portuondo - 2009 - Science - Limited preview
The discovery of the New World raised many questions for early modern scientists: What did these lands contain? Where did they lie in relation to Europe? Who lived there, and what were their inhabitants like? Imperial expansion necessitated ...
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Handbook of Star Forming Regions: The southern sky, Volume 2

Bo Reipurth - 2008 - Science - No preview available
The Handbook describes the 6̃0 most important star forming regions within approximately 2 kpc, and has been written by a team of 105 authors with expertise in the individual regions. It consists of two full-color volumes, one for the northern and ...
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Handbook of Star Forming Regions: The northern sky, Volume 1

Bo Reipurth - 2008 - Science - No preview available
The Handbook describes the 6̃0 most important star forming regions within approximately 2 kpc, and has been written by a team of 105 authors with expertise in the individual regions. It consists of two full-color volumes, one for the northern and ...
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