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By Seife, Charles
This informative and easy-to-read book is the story of the people who battled over the meaning of the mysterious number - the scholars and mystics, the scientists and clergymen - who tried to understand zero.
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Since a brief history of time scientists have been in the midst of a revolution in cosmology. Gradually, astronomers and physicists are answering questions that have plagued mankind since prehistory. This title reveals the results of the advanced experiments in cosmology ever con ...
Lucid and exhilarating, this volume probes the mind-boggling advances in science that are bringing mankind to the brink of a new understanding of the universe, the mysteries of physics, and the nature of space and time.
From the award-winning author of Zero come dispatches from science's front lines . . . spiced with fresh discoveries and disputes ( Los Angeles Times ).
The author of Zero and Proofiness explains how to tell truth from fantasy in the digital world, and why it matters Today, the Internet allows us to spread information faster and to more people than ever before--never mind whether it's true or not. In Virtual Unreality, mathematic ...
Gradually, astronomers and physicists are answering questions that have plagued mankind since prehistory: how was the universe born, how will it end? This book tells the story and reveals results of the advanced experiments in cosmology ever conducted.
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By Seife, Charles; Read by Weideman, Bill
When weapons builders detonated the first hydrogen bomb in 1952, they tapped into the biggest source of energy in our solar system a the phenomenon that makes the sun shine. Nuclear fusion seems a virtually unlimited source of power, but it has been at the center of a tragic and ...
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