Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search

Books

this user's libraryResults 31-40 of 338

  • Custom Ordering
  • Default Ordering

Leonardo's Brain: Understanding Da Vinci's Creative Genius

Leonard Shlain - 2014 - History - Limited preview
Best-selling author Leonard Shlain explores the life, art, and mind of Leonardo da Vinci, seeking to explain his singularity by looking at his achievements in art, science, psychology, and military strategy and then employing state of the art ...
1 Review - Write review

Great Minds: Reflections of 111 Top Scientists

Balazs Hargittai, Magdolna Hargittai, István Hargittai - 2014 - Science - Limited preview
A collection of interviews with 111 notable scientists, whose disciplines range from physics to chemistry to the biosciences, collected throughout the last 25 years.
0 Reviews - Write review

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the ...

Walter Isaacson - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson’s New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed The Innovators is a “riveting, propulsive, and at times deeply moving” (The Atlantic) story of the people who created the ...
2 Reviews - Write review

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

Peter Thiel, Blake Masters - 2014 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary ...
2722 Reviews - Write review

Funding your Career in Science: From Research Idea to Personal Grant

Ritsert C. Jansen - 2013 - Reference - Limited preview
Dreaming of a successful future in science? This practical guide for students, postdocs and professors offers a unique step-by-step approach to help you get the funding to start or consolidate your own research career. From preparing and writing ...
0 Reviews - Write review

The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics

Roger A. Pielke, Jr - 2007 - Political Science - Limited preview
Scientists have a choice concerning what role they should play in political debates and policy formation, particularly in terms of how they present their research. This book is about understanding this choice, what considerations are important to ...
1 Review - Write review

The Accidental Taxonomist

Heather Hedden - 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
"Explains how to create terms and relationships, select taxonomy management software, design taxonomies for human versus automated indexing, manage enterprise taxonomy projects, and adapt taxonomies to various user interfaces." - cover.
1 Review - Write review

Setting the Scene for Gaia and LAMOST (IAU S298)

Sofia Feltzing, Gang Zhao, Nicholas A. Walton, Patricia A. Whitelock - 2014 - Science - No preview available
Gaia is an ambitious satellite mission to chart a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way. By measuring the proper motions and parallaxes for a billion stars, Gaia is set to transform the way we study the composition, formation and evolution of ...
0 Reviews - Write review

Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets

Stephen J. Mackwell, Amy A. Simon-Miller, Jerald W. Harder, Mark A. Bullock - 2014 - Science - Limited preview
"Through the contributions of more than sixty leading experts in the field, Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets sets forth the foundations for this emerging new science and brings the reader to the forefront of our current ...
0 Reviews - Write review

The Analysis of Starlight: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Astronomical ...

J. B. Hearnshaw - 1990 - Science - Limited preview
This book presents a detailed pedagogical account of the equation of state and its applications in several important and fast growing topics in theoretical physics, chemistry and engineering. This book is the storv of the analysis of starlight by ...
0 Reviews - Write review