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Man and Animals – Dmitriyev

In this post we will see Man and Animals by Yuri Dmitriyev. Man’s life on Earth is bound up fast with animals, birds, and fish t insects and beasts, octopi and worms. But over the millennia Man’s relationships with animals … Continue reading

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Something Called Nothing – Podolny

The present book relates the history of views, the development of ideas, often ones that are still in the making. In this post we will see a book about nothing! The curios title of the book is Something Called Nothing … Continue reading

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In the Search for Beauty – Smilga

In an earlier post we have seen a wonderful book on special relativity titled Relativity and Man by V. Smilga. In that post, it was pointed out another book by this wonderful author titled In theSearch for Beauty, which has … Continue reading

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The Riddles of Three Oceans – Kondratov

We now come to a book titled The Riddles of Three Oceans by Alexander Kondratov. As the title suggests the book is about mysteries which are scattered throughout the three major oceans, namely, Atlantic, Pacific and the Indian. In this … Continue reading

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Matter and Man – Vasilyev, Stanyukovich

We come to a book by M. Vasilyev, K. Stanyukovich titled Matter and Man. The book talks about the various aspects of matter and how man (humans!) has come to control them and use them. The book thematically explores solids, … Continue reading

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Metals and Man – Vasilyev

We come to a book by M. Vasilyev whose book Matter and Man we saw earlier. This book is similarly titled Metals and Man. There is another Vasilyev, namely N. B. Vasilyev, whose book with V.L. Gutenmacher titled Straight Lines … Continue reading

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Probabilities of the Quantum World – Daniel Danin

What can take place of a particular interpretation? Only another interpretation – nothing else. We now come to Daniel Danin‘s book titled Probabilities of the Quantum World. The book traces the history of ideas in the conceptual development of Quantum … Continue reading

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