Science Askew

Science Askew

Author: Donald M Simanek

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420033564

Category: Science

Page: 300

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Copiously illustrated throughout with many fine drawings by John C. Holden, Science Askew: A Light-Hearted Look at the Scientific World is a refreshing antidote to the daily grind. From continental drip to the life of Konrad Finagle via the murky depths of Loch Ness, we are treated to an off-kilter trip through the scientific world. This pocket-sized goldmine can be produced whenever a spare minute or two presents itself, when the reader feels in need of a chuckle, or when just plain old-fashioned enlightenment is required.
Science Askew
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Donald M Simanek, John. Holden
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-10-01 - Publisher: CRC Press

Copiously illustrated throughout with many fine drawings by John C. Holden, Science Askew: A Light-Hearted Look at the Scientific World is a refreshing antidote to the daily grind. From continental drip to the life of Konrad Finagle via the murky depths of Loch Ness, we are treated to an off-kilter
Unifying the Universe
Language: en
Pages: 668
Authors: Hasan S. Padamsee
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-11-05 - Publisher: CRC Press

Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth provides a solid background in basic physics. With a humanistic perspective, it shows how science is significant for more than its technological consequences. The book includes clear and well-planned links to the arts and philosophies of relevant historical periods to bring
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Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Alison Millett, Margaret Brown, Mike Askew
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-11 - Publisher: Springer

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Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: The Women's Project of New Jersey, Inc.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-05-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

This unique book explores the lives and work of nearly 300 New Jersey women from the Colonial period to the present century. Included are biographies of notable, often nationally known individuals, as well as less celebrated people, whose vibrant personal stories illustrate the richness of women's experiences in New Jersey—and,
Critical Essays in Sport Management
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Andy Gillentine, Robert Baker, Jacquelyn Cuneen
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This collection of essays, written by a number of respected sport management scholars, addresses many of the challenges and issues facing today's sport management academic programs. It is intended to begin a professional and scholarly discussion to identify the best, or at least the most logical, paths to follow for