Essays & Commentary
epub |eng | 2012-05-08 | Author:Joni Tevis

II. Beyond the Wilderness I stood in a clearing, she said, much later. Light all around, but darkness above me. Looked up and saw something falling from the sky, fast, ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence August 11,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Tyler Volk

PART ONE Humans and Other Chimps 1 Forbidden Fruit When I was newly married, driving in Florida after a sparsely attended shotgun wedding (just the two of us and a ...
( Category: Psychology & Counseling August 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-20 | Author:New Scientist

Starquake The crust of neutron stars is not so highly compressed. It may be more like familiar solid matter, with nuclei and electrons. This stuff is still ultra-strong, but it ...
( Category: Astronomy & Space Science August 7,2018 )
epub |eng | 1999-01-01 | Author:Richard P. Feynman [Feynman, Richard P.]

6 THE VALUE OF SCIENCE Of all its many values, the greatest must be the freedom to doubt. In Hawaii, Feynman learns a lesson in humility while touring a Buddhist ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-01 | Author:John Launer [LAUNER, JOHN]

31 THE ART OF NOT LISTENING One of the most gifted psychologists I ever knew had the knack of going to the heart of the matter in any conversation. This ...
( Category: Medicine July 1,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2014-08-26 | Author:Leslie Jamison

I tried her one last time. She didn’t have to talk to me, I told her. I just wanted the letters. Then I told her media rep. I tried to ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology May 21,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Brockman

Christine Finn CHRISTINE FINN is an archaeologist and journalist based in Rome and Visiting Fellow in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Bristol, U.K. She is ...
( Category: Philosophy May 16,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jim Holt

( Category: Philosophy May 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-11-02 | Author:Bryson, Bill [Bryson, Bill]

LEGACIES Bragg dedicated his last years to restoring the RI, which had gone through a fallow period, to the glory days of Faraday or indeed his own father. Apart from ...
( Category: Europe April 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-01-19 | Author:Aldersey-Williams, Hugh [Aldersey-Williams, Hugh]

The profound and contradictory meanings of lead–fortune and fate, creativity and destruction, humour and seriousness, love and death–have led a number of contemporary artists to employ it in their work. ...
( Category: Essays & Commentary April 26,2018 )
mobi |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Loren Eiseley

9. Strangeness in the Proportion * * * “I may truly say,” wrote Sir Francis Bacon, in the time of his tragic fall in 1621, “my soul hath been a ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology April 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-22 | Author:John D. Barrow [Barrow, John D.]

58 When Time Has to Reckon with Space Human creativity has a habit of filling in every gap that is left for it to exploit. One of the useful things ...
( Category: Mathematics April 21,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jim Al-Khalili

10 Artificial intelligence Margaret A. Boden It’s impossible to say just where artificial intelligence (AI) will be in the future. But it’s easy to say where it won’t be: It ...
( Category: History & Philosophy April 20,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-05-09 | Author:Jim Al-Khalili [Al-Khalili, Jim]

11 Electric Origins in Deep-Sea Vents: How Life Got Started on Earth Nick Lane ‘I can’t define it, but I know it when I see it,’ said US Supreme Court ...
( Category: Science for Kids April 15,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-08-08 | Author:Richard Dawkins [Dawkins, Richard]

Given that chance is ruled out for sufficient levels of improbability, we know of only two processes that can generate specified improbability. They are intelligent design and natural selection, and ...
( Category: Evolution April 12,2018 )

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