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How people discovered the Shape of the Earth – Tomilin

In this post, we will see the book How people discovered the Shape of the Earth by A.  Tomilin. About the book What is the shape of the Earth? An odd question, isn’t it? The world’s a globe. It’s round. … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein’s Philosophical views and the Theory of Relativity – Gribanov

In this post, we will see the book Albert Einstein’s Philosophical Views and the Theory of Relativity by D. P. Gribanov. This book aims to bring out the place and role of philo­sophical science in the creation of the theory … Continue reading

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Einstein and the philosophical problems of 20th-century physics

In this post, we will see the book Einstein and the philosophical problems of 20th-century physics. Many interesting articles are present in the book which would interest a physicist as well as students of history and philosophy of science. About the book: … Continue reading

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Tales About Metals – Venetsky

We now come to a wonderful book titled Tales About Metals by S. Venetsky. Earlier we had seen the sequel to this book On Rare and Scattered Metals by the same author. About For ages have metals faithfully served humanity … Continue reading

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Update: Books in Comments

It has been a while since anything new was posted by me. But many good natured people have invested their time and efforts to keep the book coming. This post is for bringing forth those contributions and contributors. Chances are … 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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Chemical Elements: How They Were Discovered

We now come to another book by D. N. Trifonov and V. D. Trifonov  on history of chemistry titled Chemical Elements: How They Were Discovered. In this book we shall describe how the alphabet of chemistry has been designed and … Continue reading

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