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Atlas of AI
ISBN: HB: 9780300209570, Yale University Press, August 2020
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of original research, award-winning science and technology s...
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Celestial Mirror The Astronomical Observatories of Jai Singh II
ISBN: HB: 9780300246278, Yale University Press, June 2020
168 pp., 26.6x22.8 cm, 163 colour illus.
Between 1724 and 1730, Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories, called Jantar Mantars, in northern India. The four remaining observatories are an extraordinary fusion of architecture and science, combining...
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Clock Mirage Our Myth of Measured Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300229325, Yale University Press, June 2020
272 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
What is time? This question has fascinated philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists for thousands of years. Why does time seem to speed up with age? What is its connection with memory, anticipation, and sleep cycles? Award-winning author and ma...
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Fundamentals of Physics Volume II: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300243789, Yale University Press, June 2020
680 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 166 black&white illus.
R. Shankar, a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator, was among the first to offer a course through the innovative Open Yale Course program. His popular online video lectures on introductory physics have been viewed over a millio...
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Grasses, Sedges, Rushes An Identification Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780300236774, Yale University Press, June 2020
256 pp., 20.3x14.6 cm, 147 colour illus., 416 black&white illus.
This elegant and easy-to-use guide is an updated and amended revision of Lauren Brown's seminal "Grasses: An Identification Guide", which was first published in 1979. While maintaining the spirit and goals of the original edition – a portable, straig...
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Charles Darwin's Barnacle and David Bowie's Spider How Scientific Names Celebrate Adventurers, Heroes, and Even a Few Scoundrels
ISBN: HB: 9780300238280, Yale University Press, May 2020
256 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Ever since Carl Linnaeus's binomial system of scientific names was adopted in the eighteenth century, scientists have been eponymously naming organisms in ways that both honor and vilify their namesakes. This charming, informative, and accessible his...
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Polymath A Cultural History from Leonardo da Vinci to Susan Sontag
ISBN: HB: 9780300250022, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 24 colour illus.
From Leonardo da Vinci and John Dee to Oliver Sacks and Susan Sontag, polymaths have moved the frontiers of knowledge. Nonetheless, in our current age of specialization, polymaths are often remembered for only one part of their varied achievements....
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Blooming Flowers A Seasonal History of Plants and People
ISBN: HB: 9780300243338, Yale University Press, April 2020
256 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 64 colour illus.
The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance of a lotus or a saffron-infused paella – there is no end of reasons to love flowers. Ranging through the centuries and across the globe, Kasia Boddy looks at...
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Forests Adrift Currents Shaping the Future of Northeastern Trees
ISBN: HB: 9780300238297, Yale University Press, April 2020
240 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 23 black&white illus.
The northeastern United States is one of the most densely forested regions in the country, yet its history of growth, destruction, and renewal are for the most part poorly understood – even by specialists. In this engaging look at both the impermanen...
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How to Find a Higgs Boson and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small
ISBN: HB: 9780300244182, Yale University Press, April 2020
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 18 black&white illus.
How did physicists combine talent and technology to discover the Higgs boson, the last piece in our inventory of the subatomic world? How did the Higgs change our understanding of the universe? And now, nearly a decade after its detection, what comes...
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