Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1874
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UOM:39015024538368

Author : Judith Horstman,Scientific American
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release :2010-02-25
Total pages :288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0470602813

This fascinating and highly accessible book presents fantastic but totally feasible projections of what your brain may be capable of in the near future. It shows how scientific breakthroughs and amazing research are turning science fiction into science fact. In this brave new book, you'll explore: How partnerships between biological sciences and technology are helping the deaf hear, the blind see, and the paralyzed communicate. How our brains can repair and improve themselves, erase traumatic memories How we can stay mentally alert longer—and how we may be able to halt or even reverse Alzheimers How we can control technology with brain waves, including prosthetic devices, machinery, computers—and even spaceships or clones. Insights into how science may cure fatal diseases, and improve our intellectual and physical productivity Judith Horstman presents a highly informative and entertaining look at the future of your brain, based on articles from Scientific American and Scientific American Mind magazines, and the work of today’s visionary neuroscientists.

Author : Brian Clegg,Scientific American
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
Release :2009-11-10
Total pages :240
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1429968923

Scientific American's daily Sixty-Second Science podcast was such an unexpected success, with millions of downloads, that a spin-off site was created around the concept of bite-sized science. This new series of books will tackle the biggest topics in science by breaking them up into quick and easy two- to four-page spreads. Topics in each book will take the light and accessible tone of the 60-Second Science podcasts and blog. INSTANT EGGHEAD PHYSICS will explore quantum physics, relativity, and light. It will break down complex ideas and explore why Einstein made some big blunders, how the ipod came to be, and what it would take to make teleportation possible.

Author : Editors of Scientific American,
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release :2002-12-02
Total pages :160
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780759527461

Taken from the Greek, nano means 'one billionth part of' a whole; or very, very small. Nanotechnology is the next step after miniaturization. This book explores the cutting edge of a new technology that will find usage in almost every single aspect of modern society.

Author : Editors of Scientific American,
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release :2002-12-02
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780759527454

In this book you'll discover what constitutes a 'supercomputer', how the supercomputers of today function, how you can make your own computer into a super machine - through networking - and what tomorrow holds in store for computer usage in terms of hardware, software and everyday applications.

Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1916
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UIUC:30112045960033

Author : George Steinmetz,Andrew Revkin
Publisher : Abrams
Release :2020-04-07
Total pages :256
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781683358800

A dynamic aerial exploration of our changing planet, published on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day The Human Planet is a sweeping visual chronicle of the Earth today from a photographer who has circled the globe to report on such urgent issues as climate change, sustainable agriculture, and the ever-expanding human footprint. George Steinmetz is at home on every continent, documenting both untrammeled nature and the human project that relentlessly redesigns the planet in its quest to build shelter, grow food, generate energy, and create beauty through art and architecture. In his images, accompanied by authoritative text by renowned science writer Andrew Revkin, we are encountering the dramatic and perplexing new face of our ancient home.

Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1894
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UOM:39015084567901

Author : Judith Horstman,Scientific American
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release :2009-08-13
Total pages :256
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0470500514

Have you ever wondered what’s happening in your brain as you go through a typical day and night? This fascinating book presents an hour-by-hour round-the-clock journal of your brain’s activities. Drawing on the treasure trove of information from Scientific American and Scientific American Mind magazines as well as original material written specifically for this book, Judith Horstman weaves together a compelling description of your brain at work and at play. The Scientific American Day in the Life of Your Brain reveals what’s going on in there while you sleep and dream, how your brain makes memories and forms addictions and why we sometimes make bad decisions. The book also offers intriguing information about your emotional brain, and what’s happening when you’re feeling love, lust, fear and anxiety—and how sex, drugs and rock and roll tickle the same spots. Based on the latest scientific information, the book explores your brain’s remarkable ability to change, how your brain can make new neurons even into old age and why multitasking may be bad for you. Your brain is uniquely yours – but research is showing many of its day-to-day cycles are universal. This book gives you a look inside your brain and some insights into why you may feel and act as you do. The Scientific American Day in the Life of Your Brain is written in the entertaining, informative and easy-to-understand style that fans of Scientific American and Scientific American Mind magazine have come to expect.

Author : A. Russell Bond
Publisher : Applewood Books
Release :2006-07-21
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781557091857

Published by Scientific American in 1905, the book tells the story of a group of boys who explore Clump Island, a fictional place where boys could be boys. As they explore the island, the young friends are able to test their skills building all kinds of things. As the first in the Scientific American Boy series, this is a collection of science and nature activities for boys told in a fictional story. Includes diagrams and illustrations.