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The Productive Researcher

In The Productive Researcher, Mark Reed shows researchers how they can become more productive in a fraction of their current working day. He draws on interviews with some of the world's highest performing researchers, the literature and his own experience to identify a small number of important insights that can transform how re...

Ettore Majorana: Unveiled Genius and Endless Mysteries (1st)

Translation from the Italian language edition: La cattedra vacante © Liguori Editore 2009"I must thank the following for their collaboration: G. Paparo andL. Rossi from the Italian embassy in Buenos Aires, C.A. Barba from the MuseoPostal y Telegrafos—Museo de Telecomunicaciones at the Correo Central inBuenos Aires, Anna Sicolo f...

The Evolution of Scientific Knowledge: From Certainty to Uncertainty

This book aims to provide scientists and engineers, and those interested in scientific issues, with a concise account of how the nature of scientific knowledge evolved from antiquity to a seemingly final form in the Twentieth Century that now strongly limits the knowledge that people would like to gain in the Twenty-first Centur...

Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences : A Step-by-Step Guide

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students and their supervisors, and even for e...

Science and Religion: An Impossible Dialogue

Today we hear renewed calls for a dialogue between science and religion: why has the old question of the relations between science and religion now returned to the public domain and what is at stake in this debate?To answer these questions, historian and sociologist of science Yves Gingras retraces the long history of the troubl...

Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

Case studies, personal accounts, and analysis show how to recognize and combat pseudoscience in a post-truth world.In a post-truth, fake news world, we are particularly susceptible to the claims of pseudoscience. When emotions and opinions are more widely disseminated than scientific findings, and self-proclaimed experts get the...

L’alchimie : expliquer et transformer le monde

  • Collectif |
  • 2017 |
  • pdf |
  • 76.80MB |
  • 100pages

A découvrir: la grande quête de la pierre philosophale ; les secrets de laboratoire ; les splendeurs de l'Art sacré ; de l'alchimie à la chimie...