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  1. En kortfattad historik över nästan allting

    av Bill Bryson

    Pocket, Svenska, 2005-09-01, ISBN 9789172320000
    (44 röster)

    En kortfattad historik över nästan allting är den framstående journalisten och resereportern Bill Brysons försök att förstå allt som har hänt från Big Bang till civilisationens uppkomst - hur vi tagit oss från att inte vara någonting till att bli ...

  2. The Development of Arabic Mathematics: Between Arithmetic and Algebra

    av R Rashed

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1994-06-01, ISBN 9780792325659

    An understanding of developments in Arabic mathematics between the IXth and XVth century is vital to a full appreciation of the history of classical mathematics. This book draws together more than ten studies to highlight one of the major developm...

  3. The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

    av Brian Merchant

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-06-01, ISBN 9780316546164
  4. The Cambridge Concise History of Astronomy

    av Michael Hoskin

    Häftad, Engelska, 1999-03-01, ISBN 9780521576000

    Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences, and one which has repeatedly led to fundamental changes in our view of the world. This book covers the history of our study of the cosmos from prehistory through to a survey of modern astronomy and astrophy...

  5. Emil du Bois-Reymond

    av Gabriel Ward Finkelstein

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-11-01, ISBN 9780262019507

    Emil du Bois-Reymond is the most important forgotten intellectual of the nineteenth century. In his own time (1818--1896) du Bois-Reymond grew famous in his native Germany and beyond for his groundbreaking research in neuroscience and his provocat...

  6. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies

    av Ulrike Felt, Rayvon Fouche, Clark A Miller, Laurel Smith-Doerr

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-12-23, ISBN 9780262035682

    Science and Technology Studies (STS) is a flourishing interdisciplinary field that examines the transformative power of science and technology to arrange and rearrange contemporary societies. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies provides...

  7. Academic Genealogy Of Mathematicians

    av Sooyoung Chang

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2010-10-06, ISBN 9789814282291

    As modern mathematics has been developed by mathematicians over the past several hundred years, it is interesting to trace the academic genealogy of mathematicians - especially since all mathematicians learnt mathematics from their teachers. In th...

  8. The Gene

    av Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-23, ISBN 9780099584575
    (1 röst)

    Selected as a Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Economist, Independent, Observer and Mail on Sunday THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 `Dramatic and precise... [A] thrilling and comprehe...

  9. Encyclopedia of the History of Astronomy and Astrophysics

    av David Leverington

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-05-20, ISBN 9780521899949

    This comprehensive Encyclopedia covers the full history of astronomy from its ancient origins in Africa, South America, the Middle East and China to the latest developments in astrophysics and space-based research. The initial articles, which are ...

  10. Science and Beliefs

    av Matthew D Eddy, David M Knight

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-06, ISBN 9781138258907

    The years between 1700 and 1900 witnessed a fundamental transition in attitudes towards science, as earlier concepts of natural philosophy were replaced with a more modern conception of science. This process was by no means a simple progression, a...

  11. Greek Mathematical Works: v. 1 From Thales to Euclid

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1939-01-01, ISBN 9780674993693

    The wonderful achievement of Greek mathematics is here illustrated in two volumes of selected mathematical works. Volume I contains: The divisions of mathematics; mathematics in Greek education; calculation; arithmetical notation and operations, i...

  12. Jonas Salk

    av Charlotte Decroes Jacobs

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-07-02, ISBN 9780199334414

    The first full biography of Jonas Salk offers a complete picture of the enigmatic figure, from his early years working on an influenza vaccinefor which he never fully got creditto his seminal creation of the Polio vaccine, up through his later wor...

  13. Universal Computer

    av Martin Davis

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2000-01-01, ISBN 9780393047851

    How do today's computers perform such a wide variety of tasks? Davis illustrates how the answer lies in the fact that computers are essentially engines of logic. Their hardware and software embodies concepts developed by logicians sugh as Gottfrie...

  14. Making Modern Science

    av Peter J Bowler, Iwan Morus

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-04-01, ISBN 9780226068619

    The development of science, according to respected scholars Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect - but are also affected by - society and culture. In Making Modern Science, a text ...

  15. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Physics

    av Jed Z Buchwald

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-06-08, ISBN 9780198805328

    This 'Oxford Handbook' brings together contributions by leading authorities on key areas of the history of physics since the seventeenth century. In a single volume, it offers a comprehensive introduction to scholarly contributions that have tende...

  16. AB POD:

    Stjärnor och äpplen som faller : en bok om upptäckter och märkvärdigheter i universum

    av Ulf Danielsson

    Häftad, Svenska, 2013-01-04, ISBN 9789101001765
    (3 röster)

    Stjärnor och äpplen som faller (2003) är en bok om fysiken och universum. Ulf Danielsson berättar levande och åskådligt om hur världen hänger ihop - och om hur man genom tiderna har trott att den hänger ihop. Från antikens och egyptiernas världsbi...

  17. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    av Thomas S Kuhn

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-04-30, ISBN 9780226458120
    (5 röster)

    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging it...

  18. The Selfish Gene

    av Richard Dawkins

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2006-03-01, ISBN 9780199291144
    (3 röster)

    This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brilliant work not only brought the insights of Neo-Darwinism to a wide audience, but galvanised the biology community, generating much debate and stimulating whole new areas of research. Professor Daw...

  19. Ice Ages

    av John Imbrie, Katherine Palmer Imbrie

    Häftad, Engelska, 1986-07-01, ISBN 9780674440753

    This book tells the exciting story of the ice ages--what they were like, why they occurred, and when the next one is due. The solution to the ice age mystery originated when the National Science Foundation organized the CLIMAP project to study cha...

  20. Women in Science

    av Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie

    Häftad, Engelska, 1990-08-01, ISBN 9780262650380

    "Was Marie Curie the only woman in science?" This question, asked by a college student trying to write an essay on women in science, planted a seed that grew over a decade of research into this informative and accessible biographical dic...

  21. Scientific Integrity and Research Ethics

    av David Koepsell

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-01-02, ISBN 9783319512761

    This book is an easy to read, yet comprehensive introduction to practical issues in research ethics and scientific integrity. It addresses questions about what constitutes appropriate academic and scientific behaviors from the point of view of wha...

  22. Exploring the Scientific Method

    av Steven Gimbel

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-04-15, ISBN 9780226294834

    From their grade school classrooms forward, students of science are encouraged to memorize and adhere to the 'scientific method' - a model of inquiry consisting of five to seven neatly laid-out steps, often in the form of a flowchart. But walk int...

  23. The Making of the Atomic Bomb

    av Richard Rhodes

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-06-01, ISBN 9781451677614
    (1 röst)
  24. The Invention of Science

    av David Wootton

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-09-29, ISBN 9780141040837

    We live in a world made by science. How and when did this happen? This book tells the story of the extraordinary intellectual and cultural revolution that gave birth to modern science, and mounts a major challenge to the prevailing orthodoxy of it...

  25. The Strangest Man

    av Graham Farmelo

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-06-28, ISBN 9780465022106
    (1 röst)

    Paul Dirac was among the greatest scientific geniuses of the modern age. One of Einstein's most admired colleagues, he helped discover quantum mechanics, and his prediction of antimatter was one of the greatest triumphs in the history of physics. ...

  26. Mathematics From the Birth of Numbers

    av Jan Gullberg

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1997-03-01, ISBN 9780393040029

    This extraordinary work takes the reader on a long and fascinating journey--from the dual invention of numbers and language, through the major realms of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, to the final destination of differe...

  27. The Outer Limits of Reason

    av Noson S Yanofsky

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-08-01, ISBN 9780262019354
    (2 röster)

    Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Rather than exploring the amazing facts that science, mathematics, and reason have revealed to us, this work studies what science, mathematics, and r...

  28. Fysik i Lund : i tid och rum

    av Bengt Forkman, Kristina Holmin Verdozzi

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2016-12-13, ISBN 9789178449729
    (1 röst)

    I denna bok ryms berättelsen om pojken från Halmstad som blev världsberömd, gymnasieläraren som gjorde en banbrytande upptäckt, professorn som köpte sig en professur och en mäkta uppfinningsrik tidigare krigsfånge och många många fler som satt avt...

  29. The Oldest Living Things in the World

    av Rachel Sussman, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Carl Zimmer

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-04-14, ISBN 9780226057507
    (1 röst)

    The Oldest Living Things in the World is an epic journey through time and space. Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world from Antarctica to the Mojave Desert in order to photograph...

  30. Philosophy Begins in Wonder

    av Michael Funk Deckard, Dr Peter Losonczi

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-10-27, ISBN 9780227173725

    Philosophy begins with wonder, according to Plato and Aristotle. Yet Plato and Aristotle did not expand a great deal on what precisely wonder is. Does this fact alone not raise curiosity in us as to why this passion or concept is important? What i...