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By Don Ihde

... Dr. Ihde brings an enlightening and deeply humanistic standpoint to significant technological advancements, either earlier and current. —Science Books & Films"Don Ihde is a excitement to read.... the fabric is stuffed with great feedback and info, empirical fabrics, enjoyable diversifications which interact the reader within the work... the general issues virtually sneak up on you, they're so lightly and steadily offered." —John Compton"A subtle occasion of cultural range and of its allowing technologies.... maybe the easiest unmarried quantity pertaining to the philosophical culture to the vast concerns raised by way of modern technologies." —Choice"... vital and challenging... " —Review of Metaphysics"... a variety of wealthy ancient, cultural, philosophical, and mental insights, woven jointly in an exciting and transparent exposition... The booklet can be a excitement to learn, for its kind, gigantic studying and sanity." —Teaching PhilosophyThe position of instruments and tools in our relation to the earth and the ways that applied sciences are culturally embedded give you the foci of this thought-provoking publication.

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Download Oxígeno. Una historia de cuatro mil millones de años by Donald E. Canfield PDF

By Donald E. Canfield

El aire que respiramos tiene un 21% de oxígeno, una cantidad mayor que en cualquier otro mundo conocido. Aunque podemos dar por sentado nuestro aire, los angeles Tierra no fue siempre un planeta oxigenado. ¿Cómo se volvió así? Oxígeno es l. a. narración más actualizada de l. a. historia del oxígeno atmosférico enla Tierra. Donald E. Canfield –una de las principales autoridades en geoquímica, historia de l. a. Tierra y los océanos primitivos— recorre esta vasta historia, poniendo el énfasis en su relación con l. a. evolución de l. a. vida y los angeles química cambiante dela Tierra. Con una narrativa en primera character accesible y colorista, bebe de multitud de disciplinas, como l. a. geología, los angeles paleontología, l. a. geoquímica, los angeles bioquímica, los angeles fisiología animal y los angeles microbiología, para explicar por qué nuestro planeta oxigenado se volvió el lugar perfect para l. a. vida. Al describir qué procesos, tanto biológicos como geológicos, actúan para controlar los niveles de oxígeno en l. a. atmósfera, el autor rastrea a través del tiempo los registros de los angeles concentración de oxígeno. El lector aprende acerca del «gran suceso de oxidación», el punto de inflexión en que, hace 2.300 millones de años, el contenido de oxígeno dela Tierrase incrementó radicalmente, y Canfield examina cómo los angeles oxigenación creó un entorno favorable para l. a. evolución de los animales. El autor guía a los lectores por las diversas líneas de evidencia científica, considera algunos de las vías erróneas y callejones sin salida que han surgido en el camino, y destaca a los científicos que han hecho los descubrimientos clave en el campo. Mostrando cómo l. a. atmósfera de los angeles Tierrase ha desarrollado en el tiempo, Oxígeno conduce a los lectores en un viaje extraordinario por los angeles historia de los angeles oxigenación de nuestro planeta.

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Download PM Magazin (April 2012) PDF

Das P.M. Magazin Welt des Wissens (kurz für Peter Moosleitners Magazin, früher Peter Moosleitners interessantes Magazin) ist eine am four. Oktober 1978 in einer Auflage von 60.000 Exemplaren zum ersten Mal erschienene, populärwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, in der über Themen aus allen Bereichen der Esoterik, Geschichte, Gesellschaft, Pseudowissenschaft, Technik und Wissenschaft berichtet wird. Sie ist nach ihrem ehemaligen Chefredakteur (bis 1994) und Herausgeber (bis 1998) Gerhard Peter Moosleitner benannt. Sein Nachfolger conflict zunächst bis 2007 Hans-Hermann Sprado, der den Posten seit Dezember 2009 wieder übernommen hat. Zwischen 2007 und Dezember 2009 warfare Thomas Vašek, der ehemalige Chefredakteur der Zeitschrift know-how assessment, Chefredakteur der P.M.-Zeitschrift. Unter Sprado nahmen pseudowissenschaftliche bis esoterische Inhalte einen immer breiteren Raum in der Zeitschrift ein.

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Download Lonely Planet France (Travel Guide) by Nicola Williams, Oliver Berry, Gregor Clark, Stuart Butler, PDF

By Nicola Williams, Oliver Berry, Gregor Clark, Stuart Butler, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Catherine Le Nevez, Emilie Filou, Kerry Christiani

“A nation that seduces tourists with its unfalteringly common tradition woven round café terraces, village-square markets and lace-curtained bistros with plat du jour (dish of the day) chalked at the board.” –Nicola Williams, Lonely Planet Writer

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Download Electroweak Physics at the LHC (Springer Tracts in Modern by Matthias U. Mozer PDF

By Matthias U. Mozer

The e-book discusses the hot experimental effects got on the LHC that contain electroweak bosons. the consequences are put into a suitable theoretical and historic context. The paintings can pay specific realization to the emerging topic of hadronically decaying bosons with excessive boosts, documenting the cutting-edge id innovations and highlighting general effects. The textual content isn't really constrained to electroweak physics within the strict experience, but additionally discusses using electroweak vector-bosons as instrument within the learn of alternative matters in particle physics, equivalent to determinations of the proton constitution or the hunt for brand spanking new unique debris. The ebook is especially compatible for graduate scholars, beginning their thesis paintings on subject matters that contain electroweak bosons, because the booklet offers a accomplished description of phenomena observable at present accelerators in addition to a precis of the main suitable experimental innovations.

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Download The Innovator's Way: Essential Practices for Successful by Peter J. Denning, Robert Dunham PDF

By Peter J. Denning, Robert Dunham

Innovation is the ruling buzzword in company this present day. expertise businesses make investments billions in constructing new instruments; enterprise leaders see innovation because the key to a aggressive facet; policymakers craft laws to foster a weather of innovation. And but companies record a hit expense of merely 4 percentage for innovation projects. do we considerably elevate our odds of good fortune? within the Innovator’s means, innovation specialists Peter Denning and Robert Dunham answer with an emphatic convinced. Innovation, they write, isn't easily an invention, a coverage, or a technique to be controlled. it's a own ability that may be discovered, built via perform, and prolonged into companies.

Denning and Dunham determine and describe 8 own practices that each one profitable innovators practice: sensing, envisioning, supplying, adopting, maintaining, executing, best, and embodying. jointly, those practices can increase a fledgling innovator to good fortune. weak point in any of those practices, they exhibit, blocks innovation. Denning and Dunham chart the trail to innovation mastery, from person practices to groups and social networks.

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