Five Equations that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics

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Hachette Books #ad - Michael guillen, known to millions as the science editor of ABC's Good Morning America, tells the fascinating stories behind five mathematical equations. As a regular contributor to daytime's most popular morning news show and an instructor at Harvard University, Dr. A publishers weekly best book of 1995! Dr.

Michael guillen has earned the respect of millions as a clear and entertaining guide to the exhilarating world of science and mathematics. Guillen unravels the equations that have led to the inventions and events that characterize the modern world, one of which -- Albert Einstein's famous energy equation, E=mc2 -- enabled the creation of the nuclear bomb.

Five Equations that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics #ad - Guillen, but also gripping dramas of jealousy, are not only chronicles of science, war, fame, and discovery. Also revealed are the mathematical foundations for the moon landing, airplane travel, the electric generator -- and even life itself. Now Dr. Praised by publishers weekly as "a wholly accessible, " and named a Best Nonfiction Book of 1995, the stories behind The Five Equations That Changed the World, beautifully written exploration of the potent mathematical imagination, as told by Dr.

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The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics Sterling Milestones

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Sterling #ad - Each topic is presented in a lavishly illustrated spread, including formulas and real-world applications of the theorems. Sterling. Among the numerous concepts readers will encounter as they dip into this inviting anthology: cicada-generated prime numbers, magic squares, and the butterfly effect. Math's infinite mysteries unfold in this paperback edition of the bestselling TheMath Book.

Beginning millions of years ago with ancient “ant odometers” and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions, prolific polymath Clifford Pickover covers 250 milestones in mathematical history.

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Amazing Truths: How Science and the Bible Agree

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Zondervan #ad - Guillen, a theoretical physicist and devout Christian, has discovered in a lifetime of serious exploration—that science and faith are not at odds. Does science discredit the Bible, God, religious faith? Absolutely not, says Dr. Michael guillen, former Harvard physics instructor and Emmy-winning ABC News Science Editor.

Guillen explains that faith is not some outdated way of thinking. Faith is a necessary part of science, Christianity, comprehensive, and any intelligent, coherent worldview – vastly more powerful than even logic. Amazing truths will expand your mind and bolster your faith. Sterling. In fact, they’re the ultimate power couple.

Amazing Truths: How Science and the Bible Agree #ad - . You will see for yourself what Dr. In amazing truths, he uses his entertaining, down-to-earth storytelling skills to reveal ten astonishing truths affirmed by both ancient Scripture and modern science that answer some of our biggest questions: Can faith really move mountains? Does absolute truth exist? Are humans truly unique? Is it possible to communicate with God? How much about the universe do we actually know? How could Jesus have been fully man and fully God?In Amazing Truths, Dr.

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Can You Count in Greek?: Exploring Ancient Number Systems, Grades 5-8

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Prufrock Press #ad - This book offers a concise, but thorough, introduction to ancient number systems. Discovering the way people in ancient cultures conducted their lives is fascinating for young people, and learning how these people counted and calculated is a part of understanding these cultures. Activity pages provide problems for the students to apply their understanding of each system.

Harper collins publishers. Students won't just learn to count like the ancient Greeks; they'll learn about the number systems of the Mayans, Egyptians, Babylonians, and Hindu-Arabic cultures, Romans, and also about quinary and binary systems. Symbols and rules regarding the use of the symbols in each number system are introduced and demonstrated with examples.

Can You Count in Greek?: Exploring Ancient Number Systems, Grades 5-8 #ad - Can you count in greek? is a great resource for math, as well as a supplement for social studies units on ancient civilizations. It includes everything you need to easily incorporate these units in math or social studies classes. This valuable resource builds understanding of place value, number theory, and reasoning.

Sterling. Used book in Good Condition. Whether you use all of the units or a selected few, your students will gain a better understanding and appreciation of our number system.

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Astronomy for All Ages: Discovering The Universe Through Activities For Children And Adults, Second Edition

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Globe Pequot #ad - Harper collins publishers. This collection of fifty-one fascinating and engaging activities opens up the gateway to outer space for stargazers young and old. Sterling. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Story of Science: Newton at the Center

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Smithsonian Books 1588341615 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. After students follow the achievements and frustrations of galileo, and Descartes, astronomy, calculus, and Earth's place in the universe set the stage for modern physics, Kepler, whose discoveries about gravity, colors, motion, they will appreciate the amazing Isaac Newton, mathematics, and chemistry.

In the three-book the story of Science series, master storyteller Joy Hakim narrates the evolution of scientific thought from ancient times to the present. Smithsonian Books DC. Harper collins publishers. With lively, character-driven narrative, Hakim spotlights the achievements of some of the world's greatest scientists and encourages a similiar spirit of inquiry in readers.

The Story of Science: Newton at the Center #ad - In volume two, students will watch as Copernicus's systematic observations place the sun at the center of our universe—to the dismay of establishment thinkers. The books include hundreds of color photographs, maps, charts, and diagrams; informative sidebars; suggestions for further reading; and excerpts from the writings of great scientists.

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The Cartoon Guide to Physics Cartoon Guide Series

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HarperPerennial #ad - Harper collins publishers. Smithsonian Books DC. If you think a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit card bill -- if you imagine that Ohm's Law dictates how long to meditate -- if you believe that Newtonian mechanics will fix your car -- you need The Cartoon Guide to Physics to set you straight.

You don't have to be a scientist to grasp these and many other complex ideas, electricity and magnetism, circuits -- even a taste of relativity theory -- and much more, because The Cartoon Guide to Physics explains them all: velocity, explosions, acceleration, in simple, and, yes, clear, funny illustrations.

The Cartoon Guide to Physics Cartoon Guide Series #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Physics will never be the same! Sterling. Great product! .

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Art That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements and the Paintings That Inspired Them

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DK #ad - This stunning art book is a wonderful resource for art lovers everywhere. Sterling. Harper collins publishers. Art that changed the world tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Smithsonian Books DC. Seminal works of genius are portrayed in their historical context, with attention paid to the culture of the time and the lives of their creators.

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The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension

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Smithsonian Books #ad - Sterling. Students will learn why relativity and quantum theory revolutionized our world and led to the most important ideas in modern science, maybe of all time. In the three-book the story of Science series, master storyteller Joy Hakim narrates the evolution of scientific thought from ancient times to the present.

With lively, character-driven narrative, Hakim spotlights the achievements of some of the world's greatest scientists and encourages a similiar spirit of inquiry in readers. Harper collins publishers. In volume three, students will look over Albert Einstein's shoulder as he and his colleagues develop a new kind of physics.

The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension #ad - It leads in two directions: to knowledge of the vast universe and its future insights build on Einstein's theories of relativity, and to an understanding of the astonishingly small subatomic world the realm of quantum physics. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. Smithsonian Books DC. Smithsonian Books DC.

Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. The books include hundreds of color photographs, charts, maps, and diagrams; informative sidebars; suggestions for further reading; and excerpts from the writings of great scientists.

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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Touchstone #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Smithsonian Books DC. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science’s greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries.

Great product! The classic personal account of watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind. By identifying the structure of dnA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize.

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Touchstone. Sterling. Harper collins publishers. Smithsonian Books DC. With humility unspoiled by false modesty, watson relates his and Crick’s desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. At the time, watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark.

Never has a scientist been so truthful in capturing in words the flavor of his work.

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Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries: Second Edition

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Joseph Henry Press #ad - The book begins with Marie Curie, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in physics. Only ten of them -- about 3 percent -- have been women. Used book in Good Condition. Touchstone. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Great product! Harper collins publishers. Readers are then introduced to christiane Nusslein-Volhard, Lise Meitner, Barbara McClintock, Chien-Shiung Wu, Emmy Noether, and Rosalind Franklin.

They were mountain climbers, musicians, seamstresses, and gourmet cooks. The book reveals the relentless discrimination these women faced both as students and as researchers. Their success was due to the fact that they were passionately in love with science. Nobel prize women in science is a startling and revealing look into the history of science and the critical and inspiring role that women have played in the drama of scientific progress.

Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries: Second Edition #ad - These and other remarkable women portrayed here struggled against gender discrimination, raised families, and became political and religious leaders. Above all, they were strong, joyful women in love with discovery. Smithsonian Books DC. Why? in this updated version of nobel prize women in science, sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores the reasons for this astonishing disparity by examining the lives and achievements of fifteen women scientists who either won a Nobel Prize or played a crucial role in a Nobel Prize - winning project.

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