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  • booksreddit.com:ABC of Relativity (Bertrand Russell Paperbacks)

    ABC of Relativity (Bertrand Russell Paperbacks)

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    Ask a dozen people to name a genius and the odds are that ‘Einstein’ will spring to their lips. Ask them the meaning of ‘relativity’ and few of them will be able to tell you what it is.The basic principles of relativity have not changed since Russell first published his lucid guide for the general reader. The ABC of Relativity is Bertrand Russell’s most brilliant work of scientific popularisation. With marvellous lucidity he steers the reader who has no knowledge of maths or physics through t…


  • booksreddit.com:Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics (2nd Edition)

    Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics (2nd Edition)

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    Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics, 2/e, prepares students for the more abstract mathematics courses that follow calculus. This text introduces students to proof techniques and writing proofs of their own. As such, it is an introduction to the mathematics enterprise, providing solid introductions to relations, functions, and cardinalities of sets. KEY TOPICS: Communicating Mathematics, Sets, Logic, Direct Proof and Proof by Contrapositive, More on Direct Proof and Pro…


  • booksreddit.com:A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

    A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

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    “WHERE DID THE UNIVERSE COME FROM? WHAT WAS THERE BEFORE IT? WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BRING? AND FINALLY, WHY IS THERE SOMETHING RATHER THAN NOTHING?” Lawrence Krauss’s provocative answers to these and other timeless questions in a wildly popular lecture now on YouTube have attracted almost a million viewers. The last of these questions in particular has been at the center of religious and philosophical debates about the existence of God, and it’s the supposed counterargument to anyone who questi…


  • booksreddit.com:Microbiology: A Systems Approach

    Microbiology: A Systems Approach

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    Microbiology: A Systems Approach is an exciting new textbook written with the non-major/allied health student in mind. Offering an engaging writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies, the text thoroughly explains difficult microbiology concepts in an accessible manner. Utilizing an organ systems approach, the unique in-chapter organization of the disease/clinical chapters provides students a realistic viewpoint of the clinical experiences they will encounter …


  • booksreddit.com:The Really Inconvenient Truths: Seven Environmental Catastrophes Liberals Don't Want You to Know ...

    The Really Inconvenient Truths: Seven Environmental Catastrophes Liberals Don’t Want You to Know …

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    Al Gore is bad for the planet…Talk about really inconvenient truths–that’s one of the many you’ll find in Iain Murray’s rollicking exposé of environmental blowhards who waste more energy, endanger more species, and actually kill more people (yes, that’s right) than the environmental villains they finger. Did you know that estrogen from birth control and “morning after” pills is causing male fish across America to develop female sex organs? Funny how “pro-choice” and “environmentalist” libe…