Автор: John Gribbin Название: Deep Simplicity ISBN: 0141007222 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141007229 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 835 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The world around us can be a complex, confusing place. Earthquakes happen without warning, stock markets fluctuate, and weather forecasters seldom seem to get it right. How do we make sense of it all? Synthesizing chaos and complexity theory for the perplexed, this title illuminates the harmony underlying our existence.
Автор: John Gribbin Название: In Search of the Multiverse HB ISBN: 1846141133 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846141133 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1672 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: What are the boundaries of our universe? Can there be different physical laws from the ones we know? Are there in fact other universes? Do we really live in a multiverse? This book takes us on a journey, examining the most fundamental questions in science. It explores the frontiers of reality.
Автор: John Gribbin Название: In Search Of Schrodinger`s Cat ISBN: 0552125555 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780552125550 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 767 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. This title tells the story of quantum mechanics. It investigates the atom, radiation, time travel, the birth of the universe, super conductors and life itself.
Автор: John Gribbin Название: The Reason Why ISBN: 0141047968 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141047966 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 835 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Shows what makes our planet so special, explaining why the `Fermi Paradox` - the apparent absence of alien life - holds the key to our uniqueness. In this book, the author makes the link between the whole series of cosmic events that gave rise to our civilization - a unique set of circumstances that have not, and could not, occur anywhere else.
Автор: Gribbin, John Название: Computing with Quantum Cats ISBN: 0552779318 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780552779319 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 767 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever could. This title explains how quantum theory developed to make quantum computers work in practice as well as in principle.
Автор: Gribbin, John Название: The Reason Why ISBN: 1846143276 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846143274 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1672 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Gribbin Mary Название: Planets ISBN: 1906367175 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781906367176 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 977 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: John Gribbin Название: The Fellowship ISBN: 0141015705 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141015705 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1170 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Seventeenth-century England was racked by civil war, plague, and fire. A series of meetings of natural philosophers` in Oxford and London saw the beginning of a method of thinking based on proof and experiment. This is account of this unparalleled time of discovery explores the impact of the Royal Society.
Автор: Gribbin, John Название: Deep Simplicity ISBN: 140006256X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400062560 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1731 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over the past two decades, no field of scientific inquiry has had a more striking impact across a wide array of disciplines from biology to physics, computing to meteorology than that known as chaos and complexity, the study of complex systems. Now astrophysicist John Gribbin draws on his expertise to explore, in prose that communicates not only the wonder but the substance of cutting-edge science, the principles behind chaos and complexity. He reveals the remarkable ways these two revolutionary theories have been applied over the last twenty years to explain all sorts of phenomena from weather patterns to mass extinctions. Grounding these paradigm-shifting ideas in their historical context, Gribbin also traces their development from Newton to Darwin to Lorenz, Prigogine, and Lovelock, demonstrating how far from overturning all that has gone before chaos and complexity are the triumphant extensions of simple scientific laws. Ultimately, Gribbin illustrates how chaos and complexity permeate the universe on every scale, governing the evolution of life and galaxies alike."
Автор: Gribbin, John Название: The Scientists ISBN: 0812967887 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812967883 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1282 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A wonderfully readable account of scientiﬁc development over the past ﬁve hundred years, focusing on the lives and achievements of individual scientists, by the bestselling author of In Search of Schrodinger's Cat In this ambitious new book, John Gribbin tells the stories of the people who have made science, and of the times in which they lived and worked. He begins with Copernicus, during the Renaissance, when science replaced mysticism as a means of explaining the workings of the world, and he continues through the centuries, creating an unbroken genealogy of not only the greatest but also the more obscure names of Western science, a dot-to-dot line linking amateur to genius, and accidental discovery to brilliant deduction. By focusing on the scientists themselves, Gribbin has written an anecdotal narrative enlivened with stories of personal drama, success and failure. A bestselling science writer with an international reputation, Gribbin is among the few authors who could even attempt a work of this magnitude. Praised as "a sequence of witty, information-packed tales" and "a terriﬁ c read" by The Times upon its recent British publication, The Scientists breathes new life into such venerable icons as Galileo, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Linus Pauling, as well as lesser lights whose stories have been undeservedly neglected. Filled with pioneers, visionaries, eccentrics and madmen, this is the history of science as it has never been told before. From the Hardcover edition.
Автор: John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin Название: He Knew He Was Right ISBN: 1846140161 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846140167 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1672 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Jim Lovelock is best known as the `father` of Gaia theory, which is established as the most useful way of understanding the dramatic changes happening to the environment of the Earth. But few people know about his early work as a chemist and inventor. This book reveals the independent and inspiring life of Jim Lovelock.
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