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Before Galileo: The Advancement of Science in the Middle Ages

Before Galileo: The Advancement of Science in the Middle Ages

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Galileo Galilei was one of the most important people in the so called scientific revolution. Until the times of Galileo, scholars viewed science in a similar way as philosophy — they thought one could only understand the natural world by thinking about it. It was Galilei, among others, who brought experiments to the world of […]

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Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Science of Everything

Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Science of Everything

| May 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s seems like a good day to update the general science section of the website. So let’s check out this simple little book called “Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Science of Everything”. As you might guess from the title, it’s one of those simple and fun-to-read trivia books. So let’s see how it holds up. […]

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3 Free Chemistry Textbooks

3 Free Chemistry Textbooks

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Elementary Applied Chemistry by Lewis Benajah Allyn – Ginn and Company , 1912 The object of the exercises in this book is to create and to foster a real love for and interest in the great science of chemistry, to give the pupil a broader outlook on life, and to cause him to feel that he is a factor in […]

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science” is the full name of the book, and, as you might guess from the title, it’s another interesting book about neuroscience. To be more precise it’s about a relatively new branch of science called neuroplasticity, which is overthrowing the centuries-old […]

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Proving Darwin: Making Biology Mathematical

Proving Darwin: Making Biology Mathematical

| May 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

Darwin’s work on the theory of evolution is one of the most established and confirmed theories, but at the same time it is one of the most discussed theories as well. In his book “Proving Darwin: Making Biology Mathematical” Gregory Chaitin discusses evolution from a unique mathematical point of view.  It’s a really unique book […]

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