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Prophecies for 2012 Debunked

Prophecies for 2012: Debunked is a rational look at the end of the world theories for 2012. This is the most in-depth look at the most alarming possible prediction - that the world as we know it will end on December 21, 2012! With this time approaching, the theory is debated, in some fashion, by everybody. If you research what's trending or simply entertain bold conversation, you know that many people are concerned about the 2012 predictions; and most are at least willing to entertain a “what if” scenario.

The goal of this book is essentially to make a list of every prediction surrounding this "end-of-the-world" phenomenon…

Submitted:Jul 5, 2012
Author:Robert Sudden
Total comments:0
Category:Astronomy
10 diggs • 0 comments • Jul 5, 2012

Prophecies for 2012 Debunked

How popular is fright about the environment ending in December 2012? According to a Reuters General public Affairs poll, among fifteen-18% of the typical population think that the globe will conclusion on December 21, 2012 - a amazingly big percentage. Searching at that statistic, it would surface that the prophecy has produced a shockingly giant subsequent.

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Lineback World View Edition 1

A collection of articles from Dr Neal Lineback & Mandy Lineback which cover the origins and global impact of recent events from the Tunisian Uprising and Arab Spring to the Greek Debt Crisis. With a foreword by Geographer Susan W. Hardwick PhD…

Submitted:Jun 1, 2012
Author:Mandy Lineback
Brand:Maps.com
Total comments:0
Category:Environmental Science
3 diggs • 0 comments • Jun 1, 2012

Lineback World View Edition 1: Mandy Lineback , Dr Neal G. Lineback

A collection of articles from Dr Neal Lineback & Mandy Lineback which cover the origins and global impact of recent events from the Tunisian Uprising and Arab Spring to the Greek Debt Crisis.

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In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World

In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart uses a handful of mathematical equations to explore the vitally important connections between math and human progress. We often overlook the historical link between mathematics and technological advances, says Stewart—but this connection is integral to any complete understanding of human history.

Equations are modeled on the patterns we find in the world around us, says Stewart, and it is through equations that we are able to make sense of, and in turn influence, our world…

Submitted:Apr 16, 2012
Author:Ian Stewart
Brand:Basic Books
Total comments:1
Category:Mathematics
4 diggs • 1 comment • Apr 16, 2012

In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World

Recommended: An important book by Ian Stewart.

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The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans

This book tells the story of human evolution, the epic of Homo sapiens and its colorful precursors and relatives. The story begins in Africa, six to seven million years ago, and encompasses twenty known human species, of which Homo sapiens is the sole survivor. Illustrated with spectacular, three-dimensional scientific reconstructions portrayed in their natural habitat developed by a team of physical anthropologists at the American Museum of Natural History and in concert with experts from around the world, the book is both a guide to extinct human species and an astonishing hominid family photo album…

Submitted:Feb 27, 2012
Author:G. J. Sawyer
Brand:Yale University Press
Total comments:0
Category:Anatomy
5 diggs • 0 comments • Feb 27, 2012

Amazon.com: The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans (9780300100471): G. J. Sawyer, Viktor Deak, Esteban Sarmiento, Richard Milner, Ian Tattersall, Maeve Leakey, Donald C. Johanson: Books

Amazon.com: The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans (9780300100471): G. J. Sawyer, Viktor Deak, Esteban Sarmiento, Richard Milner, Ian Tattersall, Maeve Leakey, Donald C. Johanson: Books

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Amazon.com: The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans (9780300100471): G. J. Sawyer, Viktor Deak, Esteban Sarmiento, Richard Milner, Ian Tattersall, Maeve Leakey, Donald C. Johanson: Books

Amazon.com: The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans (9780300100471): G. J. Sawyer, Viktor Deak, Esteban Sarmiento, Richard Milner, Ian Tattersall, Maeve Leakey, Donald C. Johanson: Books

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Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets

Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets is a unique handbook for astronomers interested in observing meteor storms and outbursts. Spectacular displays of 'shooting stars' are created when the Earth's orbit crosses a meteoroid stream, as each meteoroid causes a bright light when it enters our atmosphere at high speed. Jenniskens, an active meteor storm chaser, explains how meteoroid streams originate from the decay of meteoroids, comets and asteroids, and how they cause meteor showers on Earth…

Submitted:Dec 14, 2011
Author:Peter Jenniskens
Brand:Cambridge University Press
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Category:Astronomy
2 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 14, 2011

Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets (9780521076357): Peter Jenniskens: Books

Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets (9780521076357): Peter Jenniskens: Books

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Corn: Chemistry and Technology

Corn: Chemistry and Technology, 2nd Edition provides a broad perspective of knowledge on corn from 36 expert agronomists, food scientists, and geneticists. This 892 page book is an encyclopedic storehouse of comprehensive information on all aspects of the worlds largest crop.

The second edition is 40% larger than the popular first edition. Many new value-added uses for corn are discussed including: corn fiber oil (a highly nutritious oil packed with heart-healthy phytosterols), starches modified for specific food applications, and nonfood functions and non-feed biobased products to replace non-renewable resources…

Submitted:Apr 14, 2011
Author:Pamela J. White
Brand:Amer Assn of Cereal Chemists
Total comments:1
Category:Food Science
2 diggs • 1 comment • Apr 14, 2011

Amazon.com: Corn: Chemistry and Technology (9781891127335): Pamela J. White, Lawrence A. Johnson: Books

Amazon.com: Corn: Chemistry and Technology (9781891127335): Pamela J. White, Lawrence A. Johnson: Books

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The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

From the best-selling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos comes his most expansive and accessible book to date—a book that takes on the grandest question: Is ours the only universe?

There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in physics and cosmology have led a number of scientists to conclude that our universe may be one among many…

Submitted:Jan 28, 2011
Author:Brian Greene
Brand:Knopf
Total comments:0
Category:Cosmology
2 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 28, 2011

#8: The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

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Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End . . .

A lively astronomy primer that uses cataclysmic scenarios to explain the universe’s most fascinating events.

According to astronomer Philip Plait, the universe is an apocalypse waiting to happen But how much do we really need to fear from things like black holes, gamma-ray bursts, and supernovae? And if we should be scared, is there anything we can do to save ourselves? With humor and wit, Plait details the myriad doomsday events that the cosmos could send our way to destroy our planet and life as we know it. This authoritative yet accessible study is the ultimate astronomy lesson…

Submitted:Jan 18, 2010
Author:Ph.D. Philip Plait
Brand:Viking Adult
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Category:Astronomy
2 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 18, 2010

Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End

Plait, an astronomer and author of the popular Web site badastronomy.com, presents in loving detail the many, many ways the human race could die, from temperature extremes and poisonous atmosphere to asteroid impacts and supernovae explosions

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Selected Nuclear Materials and Engineering Systems

The present volume in the New Series of Landolt-Börnstein provides critically evaluated data on phase diagrams, crystallographic and thermodynamic data of ternary alloy systems. Reliable phase diagrams provide materials scientists and engineers with basic information important for fundamental research, development and optimization of materials.

The often conflicting literature data have been critically evaluated by Materials Science International Team, MSIT®, a team working together since many years, and with expertise in a broad range of methods, materials and applications…

Submitted:Jul 31, 2009
Author:Materials Science International Team MSIT
Brand:Springer
Total comments:0
Category:Crystallography
3 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 28, 2009

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3 diggs • 0 comments • Jul 31, 2009

This Kindle eBook of 500 pages costs $6,400 on Amazon

That's after the $1,600 discount (the original price is $8,000)

1 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 20, 2009

$6433.20 - The Most Expensive Book on Amazon

According to the customer reviews, its a highly satisfying conclusion to the series.

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Chemical Shifts and Coupling Constants for Silicon-29 (Landolt-Börnstein: Numerical Data and Functional Relationships in Science and Technology - New Series / Condensed Matter)

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is based on the fact that certain nuclei exhibit a magnetic moment, oriented by a magnetic field, and absorb characteristic frequencies in the radiofrequency part of the spectrum. The spectral lines of the nuclei are highly influenced by the chemical environment, i.e. the structure and interaction of the molecules. NMR is now the leading technique and a powerful tool for the investigation of the structure and interaction of molecules…

Submitted:Oct 30, 2008
Brand:Springer
Total comments:2
Category:Chemistry
5 diggs • 1 comment • Oct 30, 2008

Amazon's Most Expensive Book

For those who need to read up on their coupling constants for Silicon-29.

1 diggs • 1 comment • Feb 7, 2009

Absolutely The World's Best Coffee Table Book - Only $8,500!

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1 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 28, 2009

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The most expensive book on Amazon.com -- read up on "Chemical Shifts and Coupling Constants for Silicon-29" to the tune of 18 dollars per page!

1 diggs • 0 comments • Nov 10, 2008

$8500 Book on Amazon - Coupling Constants for Silicon-29

Based on the customer reviews, I think I need this book.

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