Category: Science & Math

Statistics 0

Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

Description Do you need to gain confidence with handling numbers and formulae? Do you want a clear, step-by-step guide to the key concepts and principles of statistics? Nearly all aspects of our lives can be subject to statistical analysis. Statistics: An Introduction shows you how to interpret, analyze and present figures.Assuming minimal knowledge of maths and using examples from a wide variety of everyday contexts, this book makes often complex concepts and techniques easy to get to grips with. This new edition has been fully updated.Whether you want to understand the statistics that you are bombarded with every day or are a student or professional...

The Math of Life and Death 0

The Math of Life and Death: 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives

Description A brilliant and entertaining mathematician illuminates seven mathematical principles that shape our lives.”Kit Yates shows how our private and social lives are suffused by mathematics. Ignorance may bring tragedy or farce. This is an exquisitely interesting book. It’s a deeply serious one too and, for those like me who have little math, it’s delightfully readable.” —Ian McEwan, author of Atonement. “Kit Yates is a natural storyteller. Through fascinating stories and examples, he shows how maths is the beating heart of so much of modern life. An exciting new voice in the world of science communication.” —Marcus du Sautoy, author of The Music of the...

Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins 0

Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins: Cosmology, Geology, and Biology in Christian Perspective

Description The question of origins remains a stumbling block for many. But just as the Psalmist gained insight into God’s character through the observation of nature, modern scientific study can deepen and enrich our vision of the Creator and our place in his creation. In this often contentious field Bishop, Funck, Lewis, Moshier, and Walton serve as our able guides. Based on over two decades of teaching origins together in the classroom, the authors present a textbook exploring mainstream scientific theories of origins in astronomy, cosmology, chemistry, geology, biology, physical anthropology, and genetics. While many authors engage origins from a Christian perspective, this is the...

Origins The Scientific Story of Creation 0

Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Description What is the nature of the material world? How does it work? What is the universe and how was it formed? What is life? Where do we come from and how did we evolve? How and why do we think? What does it mean to be human? How do we know? There are many different versions of our creation story. This book tells the version according to modern science. It is a unique account, starting at the Big Bang and travelling right up to the emergence of humans as conscious intelligent beings, 13.8 billion years later. Chapter by chapter, it sets out the current...

Urban Legends from Space 0

Urban Legends from Space: The Biggest Myths About Space Demystified

Description In this Internet age where science fiction masquerades as fact, even the most rational person might find themselves wondering: Could NASA have faked the moon landings? Are we sure the government isn’t using chemtrails to experiment on people? And did NASA really spend millions on “space pens”?Urban Legends from Space cuts through the fog of myth to bring the truth behind these questions, and 48 other celestial legends, out into the open. In examining the shaky claims behind these many misconceptions and taking us step-by-step through the concrete evidence that contradicts them, expert Bob King debunks each myth and exposes the scientific truth at its...

Our Cosmic Story Exploring Life, Civilization, and the Universe 0

Our Cosmic Story: Exploring Life, Civilization, and the Universe

Description Our Cosmic Story is a big picture view of our Universe and the potential it has for life and civilization. We start by looking back at the story of Earth and its great civilizations, understand how life itself evolved Homo sapiens, briefly review the challenges and risks that a species entails in developing a civilization and growing into a space-fairing entity, and then explore the makeup of the Universe to gain insight into the chance of other sentient creatures living elsewhere. The quest to reach beyond the confines of our world is a natural consequence of being a very small part of a grand...

Mathematics in 10 Lessons The Grand Tour 0

Mathematics in 10 Lessons: The Grand Tour

Description Many of us trained mainly in the humanities and liberal arts may respect mathematics as an essential scientific discipline, but have done very little mathematics themselves and often feel intimidated by its rigors. If you’ve ever wondered what mathematicians mean by the aesthetic elegance of their subject, here is your chance to experience firsthand mathematics intellectual pleasures. Download Links Server1  |  Server2 (Size : 7.4 MB)

The Maths of Life and Death 0

The Maths of Life and Death

Description Maths is the story of the world around us, and the wisdom it gives us can be the difference between success and disaster.We are all doing maths all the time, from the way we communicate with each other to the way we travel, from how we work to how we relax. Many of us are aware of this. But few of us really appreciate the full power of maths – the extent to which its influence is not only in every office and every home, but also in every courtroom and hospital ward.In this eye-opening and extraordinary book, Yates explores the true stories of...

Astronomy An Introduction to Basic Astronomy Concepts 0

Astronomy: An Introduction to Basic Astronomy Concepts

Description One of the best subjects to study imaginable, knowledge of Astronomy’s technology is something which all of us should possess. The basics of the science of astronomy might be easily recognized, and you could do a whole lot of home reading on the subject to gain an in-depth knowledge about the various features of the science once you have grasped the knowledge. in this eBook, we are going to talk about the many basics of Astronomy. Astronomy may be defined as the science which deals with all the aspects of the earth, its neighboring planets, and the known universe, in totality it encompasses the...

Oxygen A Four Billion Year History 0

Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

Description The air we breathe is twenty-one percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other known world. While we may take our air for granted, Earth was not always an oxygenated planet. How did it become this way? Donald Canfield—one of the world’s leading authorities on geochemistry, earth history, and the early oceans—covers this vast history, emphasizing its relationship to the evolution of life and the evolving chemistry of the Earth. Canfield guides readers through the various lines of scientific evidence, considers some of the wrong turns and dead ends along the way, and highlights the scientists and researchers who have made key discoveries...