Categories
Scientific books

Environmental Science

Completely updated, the seventh edition of ‘Environmental Science’ enlightens students on the fundamental causes of the current environmental crisis and offers ideas on how we, as a global community, can create a sustainable future.

Categories
Scientific books

Science Fiction, An Indie Author Project Select Collection

Attention Earthlings: Presenting the Science Fiction Anthology. This collection contains dozens of the very best Indie Author Project science fiction submissions as chosen by Library Journal. After a rigorous curation and judgment process, these works were hailed for their superior quality and selected as the IAP highlights. This recognition draws attention to the impressive literary…

Categories
Scientific books

Superconductivity, From Materials Science to Practical Applications

This book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the science of superconducting materials. It serves as a fundamental information source on the actual techniques and methodologies involved in superconducting materials growth, characterization and processing. This book includes coverage of several categories of medium and high-temperature superconducting materials: cuprate oxides, borides, and iron-based chalcogenides and…

Categories
Scientific books

Citizen Science, Framing the Public, Information Exchange, and Communication in Crowdsourced Science

Citizen science, the participation of non-scientists in scientific research, has grown over the last 20 years. The current study explores the communication frames used to describe citizen science and how they are created. It also investigates the effects of citizen science on the relationship between the public and science. It also situates citizen science in…

Categories
Scientific books

Galileo, And the Science Deniers

An “intriguing and accessible” (Publishers Weekly) interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We really need this story now, because we’re living through the next chapter of science denial” (Bill McKibben). Galileo’s…

Categories
Scientific books

Data Science, 6th International Conference, ICDS 2019, Ningbo, China, May 15-20, 2019, Revised Selected Papers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Data Science, ICDS 2019, held in Ningbo, China, during May 2019. The 64 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 210 submissions. The research papers cover the areas of Advancement of Data Science and Smart City Applications, Theory of Data…

Categories
Scientific books

The Sciences of the Artificial

“People sometimes ask me what they should read to find out about artificial intelligence. Herbert Simon’s book The Sciences of the Artificial is always on the list I give them. Every page issues a challenge to conventional thinking, and the layman who digests it well will certainly understand what the field of artificial intelligence hopes…

Categories
Scientific books

Proceedings of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters,

Proceedings of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Categories
Scientific books

Dianetics, The Evolution of a Science

Dianetics

Categories
Scientific books

A German Science Reader

A German Science Reader