Essays & Commentary
mobi |eng | 2012-02-07 | Author:bryson,bill

A Short History of Nearly Everything CHAPTER 17: INTO THE TROPOSPHERE THANK GOODNESS FOR the atmosphere. It keeps us warm. Without it, Earth would be a lifeless ball of ice ...
( Category: Essays & Commentary February 7,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-02-05 | Author:New Scientist

Depressed after splitting up with his girlfriend, Derek Adams took all his pills … then regretted it. Fearing he might die, he asked a neighbour to take him to hospital, ...
( Category: Mathematics February 5,2018 )
epub |eng | 2004-04-12 | Author:Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

II Martin was enthusiastic during Better Babies Week. Leora and he weighed babies, examined them, made out diet charts, and in each child saw the baby they could never have. ...
( Category: Classics January 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-16 | Author:John Brockman

Sexual Selection Rory Sutherland Executive Creative Director and Vice Chairman, OgilvyOne, U.K.; columnist, The Spectator; author, The Wiki Man Having been born in the tiny Welsh village of Llanbadoc 141 ...
( Category: History & Philosophy January 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-25 | Author:Richard Feynman [Feynman, Richard]

Now such a man would never get anywhere in this country, I think. Its never been tried, anyway. This is in the attitude of mind of the populace, that they ...
( Category: History & Philosophy January 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-25 | Author:George Gamow [Gamow, George]

( Category: Astronomy & Space Science January 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-07-14 | Author:Neil deGrasse Tyson [Tyson, Neil deGrasse]

AT THE RISK of oversimplifying the life cycle of a high-mass star, it is sufficient to recognize that a star is in the business of making and releasing energy, which ...
( Category: Astronomy & Space Science January 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-02-15 | Author:Peter Bentley [Bentley, Peter]

( Category: Home Improvement & Design December 21,2017 )
epub |eng | 2007-01-16 | Author:Neil deGrasse Tyson [Tyson, Neil deGrasse]

AT THE RISK of oversimplifying the life cycle of a high-mass star, it is sufficient to recognize that a star is in the business of making and releasing energy, which ...
( Category: Astronomy & Space Science December 20,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-15 | Author:Albert Einstein [Einstein, Albert]

Quantum Theory and the Fundamentals of Physics The theoretical physicists of our generation are expecting the erection of a new theoretical basis for physics which would make use of fundamental ...
( Category: Physics December 19,2017 )
epub, azw3, mobi |eng | 2003-02-10 | Author:Richard Dawkins [Dawkins, Richard]

The Infected Mind I have already alluded to the programmed-in gullibility of a child, so useful for learning language and traditional wisdom, and so easily subverted by nuns, Moonies and ...
( Category: Essays & Commentary December 8,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-07 | Author:Walter Lewin

CHAPTER 8 The Mysteries of Magnetism For most of us magnets are just fun, partly because they exert forces that we can feel and play with, and at the same ...
( Category: Physics November 28,2017 )
epub |eng | 2004-09-01 | Author:Thomas Henry Huxley [Huxley, Thomas Henry]

Mr. Wallace observed two male adult Orangs (Mias Kassu of the Dyaks), however, so very different from any of these that he concludes them to be specifically distinct; they were ...
( Category: Essays & Commentary November 21,2017 )
epub |eng | 2005-05-25 | Author:Thomas Henry Huxley [Huxley, Thomas Henry]

* * * The discussion upon which we have now entered goes so thoroughly to the root of the whole matter; the question of the day is so completely, as ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology November 21,2017 )
epub |eng | 2001-11-01 | Author:Thomas Henry Huxley [Huxley, Thomas Henry]

Secondly, That it may possess an extremely loud voice, so loud as to be readily heard one or two miles. Thirdly, That it may be capable of great viciousness and ...
( Category: Essays & Commentary November 21,2017 )

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