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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty
Mathematics
The Loss of Certainty
Paperback      ISBN: 0195030850
Refuting the accepted belief that mathematics is exact and infallible, the author examines the development of conflicting concepts of mathematics and their implications for the physical, applied, social, and computer sciences
Foxfire 8
Foxfire 8
Paperback      ISBN: 0385177410
Provides a comprehensive look at Southern folk pottery
Migrations to Solitude
Migrations to Solitude
Paperback      ISBN: 0679742417
An exploration of privacy makes a statement on the human sense of being alone in the world by examining how Americans sometimes choose to sacrifice their privacy and sometimes choose to bask in it
The Illustrated Guide to Aerodynamics
The Illustrated Guide to Aerodynamics
Paperback      ISBN: 0830639012
Explains how aerodynamic factors affect all aircraft in terms of lift, thrust, drag, in-air performance, stability, and control
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
The Great Bridge
The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
Paperback      ISBN: 067145711x
A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century
To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design
To Engineer Is Human
The Role of Failure in Successful Design
Paperback      ISBN: 0679734163
Examines the process of engineering design and explains what can be learned by studying unsuccessful designs and the reasons for their failure
The Society of Mind
The Society of Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 0671657135
An authority on artificial intelligence introduces a theory that explores the workings of the human mind and the mysteries of thought
Eastern Birds: An Audubon Handbook
Eastern Birds
An Audubon Handbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0070199760
Describes more than four hundred species commonly found in the Eastern U.S., and provides information on range, characteristics, and behavior
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
Paperback      ISBN: 0679408517
A guide to observing and forecasting all types of weather features 350 photographs of natural phenomena and a discussion of all facets of weather
Celestial Navigation
Celestial Navigation
Paperback      ISBN: 0393302946
Provides a basic introduction to navigation using the sun, planets, and stars to plot a boat's position when out of sight of land