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A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science Audiobook

A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science

Author: Michael S. Schneider Narrator: Al Kessel Release Date: June 2020

Michael Schneider leads us on a spectacular, lavishly illustrated journey along the numbers one through ten to explore the mathematical principles made visible in flowers, shells, crystals, plants, and the human body, expressed in the symbolic language of folk sayings and fairy tales, myth and religion, art and architecture. This is a new view of mathematics, not the one we learned at school but a comprehensive guide to the patterns that recur through the universe and underlie human affairs. A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe shows you: ● Why cans, pizza, and manhole covers are round. ● Why one and two weren't considered numbers by the ancient Greeks. ● Why squares show up so often in goddess art and board games. ● What property makes the spiral the most widespread shape in nature, from embryos and hair curls to hurricanes and galaxies. ● How the human body shares the design of a bean plant and the solar system. ● And much more.

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A History of Pi Audiobook

A History of Pi

Author: Petr Beckmann Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2019

The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress-and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism. ***Please contact Customer Service for additional content.***

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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) Audiobook

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

Author: Barbara Oakley Narrator: Grover Gardner Release Date: January 2015

Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options-both to rise in the military and to explore other careers-she returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life. In A Mind for Numbers, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to effectively learning math and science-secrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they'd known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there's only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions-you just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn math. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. A Mind for Numbers shows us that we all have what it takes to excel in math, and learning it is not as painful as some might think!

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Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer Audiobook

Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer

Author: Fiona Robinson Narrator: Rosalyn Landor Release Date: November 2016

Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she was young, and her mother insisted on a logic-focused education, rejecting Byron's mad love of poetry. But Ada remained fascinated with her father and considered mathematics poetical science. Via her friendship with inventor Charles Babbage, she became involved in programming his Analytical Engine, a precursor to the computer, thus becoming the world's first computer programmer. This picture book biography of Ada Lovelace is a compelling portrait of a woman who saw the potential for numbers to make art.

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Algebra Audiobook

Algebra

Author: Introbooks Narrator: Introbooks Release Date: April 2016

Under mathematics come a number of different branches of which one is Algebra. You need to learn maths from all aspects to order to outshine in your field of practice. Let's say you want to become and engineer, actuaries or an architect maybe? You need to have a tight grip on maths for which you need to learn algebra like the back of your hand too. Right? This particular book based upon algebra brings to its readers the following topics which are easy to understand and apply: Introduction to algebraHistory of algebraHow to do it?Intermediate topicsTips 

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder-A Journey into the Wild Wor Audiobook

Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder-A Journey into the Wild Wor

Author: James Mahaffey Narrator: Keith Sellon-Wright Release Date: June 2017

Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro-nuclear energy or staunch opponent, conspiracy theorist or pragmatist, James Mahaffey's books have served to open up the world of nuclear science like never before. With clear explanations of some of the most complex scientific endeavors in history, Mahaffey's new book looks back at the atom's wild, secretive past and then toward its potentially bright future. Mahaffey unearths lost reactors on far flung Pacific islands and trees that were exposed to active fission that changed gender or bloomed in the dead of winter. He explains why we have nuclear submarines but not nuclear aircraft and why cold fusion doesn't exist. And who knew that radiation counting was once a fashionable trend? Though parts of the nuclear history might seem like a fiction mash-up where cowboys somehow got a hold of a reactor, Mahaffey's vivid prose holds the reader in thrall of the infectious energy of scientific curiosity and ingenuity that may one day hold the key to solving our energy crisis or sending us to Mars. **Contact Customer Service for Additional Material**

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Beyond Infinity Audiobook

Beyond Infinity

Author: Eugenia Cheng Narrator: Moira Quirk Release Date: March 2017

The hilarious and charming Eugenia Cheng leads us in search of what's bigger than infinity, and smaller than its opposite Imagine something small enough to fit in your head but too large to fit in the world-or even the universe. What would you call it? And what would it be? How about...infinity? In Beyond Infinity, musician, chef, and mathematician Eugenia Cheng answers this question by taking readers on a startling journey from math at its most elemental to its loftiest abstractions. Beginning with the classic thought experiment of Hilbert's hotel-the place where you can (almost) always find a room, if you don't mind being moved from room to room over the course of the night-she explores the wild and woolly world of the infinitely large and the infinitely small. Along the way she considers weighty questions like why some numbers are uncountable or why infinity plus one is not the same as one plus infinity. She finds insight in some unlikely examples: planning a dinner party for 7 billion people using a chessboard, making a chicken-sandwich sandwich, and creating infinite cookies from a finite ball of dough all tell you more about math than you could have imagined. An irresistible book on the universe's biggest possible topic, Beyond Infinity will beguile and bewitch you, and show all of us how one little symbol can hold the biggest idea of all.

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Calculating the Cosmos Audiobook

Calculating the Cosmos

Author: Ian Stewart Narrator: Dana Hickox Release Date: October 2016

In Calculating the Cosmos, Ian Stewart presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe. He describes the architecture of space and time, dark matter and dark energy, how galaxies form, why stars implode, how everything began, and how it's all going to end. He considers parallel universes, the fine-tuning of the cosmos for life, what forms extraterrestrial life might take, and the likelihood of life on Earth being snuffed out by an asteroid. Beginning with the Babylonian integration of mathematics into the study of astronomy and cosmology, Stewart traces the evolution of our understanding of the cosmos: How Kepler's laws of planetary motion led Newton to formulate his theory of gravity. How, two centuries later, tiny irregularities in the motion of Mars inspired Einstein to devise his general theory of relativity. How, 80 years ago, the discovery that the universe is expanding led to the development of the Big Bang theory of its origins. How single-point origin and expansion led cosmologists to theorize new components of the universe, such as inflation, dark matter, and dark energy. But does inflation explain the structure of today's universe? Does dark matter actually exist? Could a scientific revolution that will challenge the long-held scientific orthodoxy and once again transform our understanding of the universe be on the way? In an exciting and engaging style, Calculating the Cosmos is a mathematical quest through the intricate realms of astronomy and cosmology. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. ©2016 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (P)2016 Gildan Media LLC. **Please Contact Customer Service For Additional Documents**

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Chancing It: The Laws of Chance and What They Mean for You Audiobook

Chancing It: The Laws of Chance and What They Mean for You

Author: Robert Matthews Narrator: Jeff Cummings Release Date: October 2017

Over the years, some very smart people have thought they understood the rules of chance-only to fail dismally. Whether you call it probability, risk, or uncertainty, the workings of chance often defy common sense. Fortunately, advances in math and science have revealed the laws of chance, and understanding those laws can help in your everyday life. In Chancing It, award-winning scientist and writer Robert Matthews shows how to understand the laws of probability and use them to your advantage. He gives you access to some of the most potent intellectual tools ever developed and explains how to use them to guide your judgments and decisions. By the end of the book, you will know: • How to understand and even predict coincidences • When an insurance policy is worth having • Why "expert" predictions are often misleading • How to tell when a scientific claim is a breakthrough or baloney • When it makes sense to place a bet on anything from sports to stock markets A groundbreaking introduction to the power of probability, Chancing It will sharpen your decision-making and maximize your luck.

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Code Warriors: NSA's Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union Audiobook

Code Warriors: NSA's Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union

Author: Stephen Budiansky Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: June 2016

A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous cult of silence has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked the famed Enigma machine and other German and Japanese codes, thereby turning the tide of Allied victory. In the postwar years, as the United States developed a new enemy in the Soviet Union, our intelligence community found itself targeting not soldiers on the battlefield, but suspected spies, foreign leaders, and even American citizens. Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, NSA played a vital, often fraught and controversial role in the major events of the Cold War, from the Korean War to the Cuban Missile Crisis to Vietnam and beyond. In Code Warriors, Stephen Budiansky a longtime expert in cryptology tells the fascinating story of how NSA came to be, from its roots in World War II through the fall of the Berlin Wall. Along the way, he guides us through the fascinating challenges faced by cryptanalysts, and how they broke some of the most complicated codes of the twentieth century. With access to new documents, Budiansky shows where the agency succeeded and failed during the Cold War, but his account also offers crucial perspective for assessing NSA today in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations. Budiansky shows how NSA's obsession with recording every bit of data and decoding every signal is far from a new development; throughout its history the depth and breadth of the agency's reach has resulted in both remarkable successes and destructive failures. Featuring a series of appendixes that explain the technical details of Soviet codes and how they were broken, this is a rich and riveting history of the underbelly of the Cold War, and an essential and timely read for all who seek to understand the origins of the modern NSA.From the Hardcover edition.

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Cracking the Cube: Going Slow to Go Fast and Other Unexpected Turns in the World of Competitive Rubi Audiobook

Cracking the Cube: Going Slow to Go Fast and Other Unexpected Turns in the World of Competitive Rubi

Author: Ian Scheffler Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: March 2017

When Hungarian professor Erno Rubik invented the Rubik's Cube (or, rather, his Cube) in the 1970s out of wooden blocks, rubber bands, and paper clips, he didn't even know if it could be solved, let alone that it would become the world's most popular puzzle. Since its creation, the Cube has become many things to many people: one of the bestselling children's toys of all time, a symbol of intellectual prowess, a frustrating puzzle with 43.2 quintillion possible permutations, and now a worldwide sporting phenomenon that is introducing the classic brainteaser to a new generation. In Cracking the Cube, Ian Scheffler reveals that cubing isn't just fun and games. Along with participating in speedcubing competitions-from the World Championship to local tournaments-and interviewing key figures from the Cube's history, he journeys to Budapest to seek a meeting with the legendary and notoriously reclusive Rubik, who is still tinkering away with puzzles in his seventies.

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Domestic Science: Series 1 and 2: The BBC Radio 4 comedy Audiobook

Domestic Science: Series 1 and 2: The BBC Radio 4 comedy

Author: Festival Of The Spoken Nerd Narrator: Helen Arney, Matt Parker, Steve Mould Release Date: March 2019

Get ready to enjoy both series 1 and 2 of the heady combination of maths, science and comedy that is Domestic Science. Featuring Matt Parker, Steve Mould and Helen Arney as Festival of the Spoken Nerd, these 8 episodes use stand-up, songs and experiments to investigate the world around us with a level of scientific accuracy not normally found in your average comedy series. If you've ever pondered where the mint in your toothpaste really comes from, or wondered what The Hot Chocolate Effect is, then come explore and play along at home. The team also investigate everything from radioactive bananas and musical bicycle tyres to assisting you with mathematically efficient sock storage and how to host your very own static electricity party. UK science comedy phenomenon Festival of the Spoken Nerd created this truly experimental radio show for BBC Radio 4, alongside appearances on BBC2's QI and sharing stages at the Hammersmith Apollo and Royal Albert Hall with comedian Robin Ince, Professor Brian Cox and Commander Chris Hadfield. They toured their most recent stand-up science show to over 50,000 curious nerds (and non-nerds) and have accumulated millions of views on YouTube for their stand-up maths, songs and science explanations.

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