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Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining ...

Charles Seife - Computers - 2007 - 296 pages
Introduces information theory, explaining how theorists believe that information is a fundamental element of the physical world and can offer insights into physics, the nature ...
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Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful ...

Charles Seife - Science - 2008 - 294 pages
Chronicles the last half century's haphazard attempt to harness fusion energy, describing how governments and research teams throughout the world have employed measures ranging ...
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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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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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Mathematics in Western Culture

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1964 - 512 pages
This book gives a remarkably fine account of the influences mathematics has exerted on the development of philosophy, the physical sciences, religion, and the arts in Western life.
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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1982 - 366 pages
Refuting the accepted belief that mathematics is exact and infallible, the author examines the development of conflicting concepts of mathematics and their implications for the ...
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Achilles In the Quantum Universe: The Definitive History Of Infinity

Richard Morris - Science - 2015 - 224 pages
Centuries ago, when the ancient philosopher Zeno proposedhis famous paradox involving Achilles and the Tortoise, he struck at the heart of one of science's most enduring and ...
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The Motion Paradox: The 2,500-Year Old Puzzle Behind All the Mysteries of ...

Joseph Mazur - Science - 2007 - 272 pages
The epic tale of an ancient, unsolved puzzle and how it relates to all scientific attempts to explain the basic structure of the universe At the dawn of science the ancient ...
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