“the generalist interested in how the world works can scour A World Beyond Physics with great benefit.
“This book is at once enlightening, frightening, and heartwarming.
Reckoning with Matter focuses on two inventors Blaise Pascal and Charles Babbage, and their efforts in the invention and construction of mechanical calculators.
“For some, it’s the journey and not the destination.”
“. . . full of sly, scholarly challenges to the common wisdom peddled as dharma, karma, and nirvana.”
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“Parents of children who have been diagnosed as belonging to one of these groups and adults who have been living with any of these labels will find positive affirmation and encouraging advi
“Usually art and science are discussed as opposites, and the people who apply them are not only opposite types but often hostile to each other. Mr.
Ecklund sent surveys, each containing $15, to professors and researchers of the natural and social sciences at various elite higher-education institutions across the United States.
There is a thin line between whining and problem solving. It is unfortunate that Mooney and Kirshenbaum never crossed that line. In fact, they may never have seen the line in the first place.