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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
In this fascinating collection of writings that introduce the very latest theories and discoveries in science, editor Max Brockman presents the work of some of today?s brightest and most innovative young researchers. Future Science features eighteen young scientists, most of whom are presenting their work and ideas to a general audience for the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.32
"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought." *Los Angeles Times "POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing." *The Washington Post Book World How can we make intelligent decisions... more...
- Templeton Press 2011; US$ 14.99
From time to time, the diligent science student huddled over dense volumes of research findings and highly technical data will stumble upon a truly rare treasure: the author?s answer to the question of, ?Why?? Why did the authors of these volumes commit themselves so ardently to life in the laboratory? What was it that motivated them to keep their... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 24.95
At once accessible and sophisticated, this primer introduces a set of specific principles and procedures designed to promote a deeper understanding of the nuances of human experience and reflection. The empirical, qualitative approach outlined in this book, which has been refined over the past thirty years at the University of Tennessee, uses disciplined... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 59.61
This second, completely revised edition provides approximately 300 links to sources on the Internet, most of which are free. Of these links, about 200 are described in detail, divided in the individual subjects of the Dewey decimal classification system. Subject gateways ? mainly in German and English ? are listed, along with lexica, bibliographies... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 103.00
Scientific communication depends primarily on publishing in journals. The most important indicator to determine the influence of a journal is the Impact Factor. Since this factor only measures the average number of citations per article in a certain time window, it can be argued that it does not reflect the actual value of a periodical.... more...
- Scientific American 2012; US$ 5.09
The Higgs Boson: Searching for the God Particle by the Editors of Scientific American As the old adage goes, where there's smoke, there's fire. Where there is effect, there must be cause. The planet Neptune was found in 1846 because the mathematics of Newton's laws, when applied to the orbit of Uranus, said some massive body had to be there. Astronomers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book is for students and researchers across the social sciences who are planning, conducting and disseminating research on sustainability-related issues. Real-world sustainability problems cross many boundaries, and this is the first book to guide students and practitioners through the practical and theoretical challenges of doing interdisciplinary... more...