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Computers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 166

Computers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-10-24
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  • Publisher: JHU Press

Originally published: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2005.

Selling Science in the Colonial American Newspaper
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 542

Selling Science in the Colonial American Newspaper

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Despite the negotiation through the pages of the general periodical, and despite the lack of strong differentiation between "virtuosi" and "lay" philosophers, the newspaper seldom became a principle place of exchange for the theory and practice of science between those doing science. With some notable and interesting exceptions, the public infrequently became privy to vanguard scientific theory and scientific disputes or enjoyed direct participation through the newspaper. Nevertheless, in eighteenth-century British America, the drive for public acceptance of natural philosophical explanations by those engaged in its explorations made the representative power of the newspaper critical to the success of science. By promoting an empirical view of the world the newspaper helped create a contemporary science, science communication and a society, that to varying degrees accepted the practices of science.

Science Fiction and Computing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 327

Science Fiction and Computing

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-05-17
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  • Publisher: McFarland

"Given the decline in students entering scientific, engineering and mathematical disciplines in the United States, this is a particularly important question within computer science. The 18 chapters in this work explore the importance of science fiction as a body of literature that has, through various means, facilitated the invention and use of computers, and continues to do so"--Provided by publisher.

The Telephone
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 151

The Telephone

A history of the telephone, from its beginnings as an improvement upon the telegraph to its current mobile state, also discusses its impact upon society as a means of communication.

Pioneers of the Computer Age: from Charles Babbage to Steve Jobs
  • Language: en
Connecting with Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 640

Connecting with Computer Science

Written for the beginning computing student, this text engages readers by relating core computer science topics to their industry application. The book is written in a comfortable, informal manner, and light humor is used throughout the text to maintain interest and enhance learning. All chapters contain a multitude of exercises, quizzes, and other opportunities for skill application. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Logic Named Joe
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 600

A Logic Named Joe

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005
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  • Publisher: Baen Books

Celebrating the "dean of modern science fiction" ("TIME"), this anthology contains three complete novels by Leinster, one of them a Hugo Award finalist, along with short stories, including one written in 1946 that foretold the coming of home computers and the Internet. Original.

The First Computers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 472

The First Computers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

A history of computing focusing on the actual architectures of the first machines that made electronic computing a practical reality.

Wicking in Porous Materials
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 380

Wicking in Porous Materials

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-10-26
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  • Publisher: CRC Press

A comprehensive presentation of wicking models developed in academia and industry, Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches contains some of the most important approaches and methods available, from the traditional Washburn-type models to the latest Lattice-Boltzmann approaches developed during the last few years. It provides a sound conceptual framework for learning the science behind different mathematical models while at the same time being aware of the practical issues of model validation as well as measurement of important properties and parameters associated with various models. Top experts in the field reveal the secrets of their wicking models. The chap...

School Library Journal
  • Language: en

School Library Journal

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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