Tag: biography

The Disappearing Spoon

The Disappearing Spoon

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements” is the full title of this unique book that tells the story behind the chemical elements, how they were discovered and affected the world. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How […]

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Alan Turing: The Enigma The Centenary Edition

Alan Turing: The Enigma The Centenary Edition

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The ideas of a British mathematician and scientist Alan Turing have shaped the computer science of today. And it’s not an exaggeration, as back in 1936 when Turing was only 24 years old, he laid the foundations for the computer and in turn for the computer science. But Alan Turing is an even more interesting […]

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The World As I See It

The World As I See It

| March 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Albert Einstein is synonymous with the word genius, but he is also an exceptionally charismatic and wise personality. That’s why I would like to review and recommend a book called “The World As I See It” by Albert Einstein. And having in mind how many false facts are there about Albert Einstein online, I think everyone, who is […]

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