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Earth history 1 and 2 (open university science foundation course)

The main aim of these two units is to give you some insight into the methods used to reconstruct events in the Earth's history. So far, we have devoted most of our attention to the structure and evolutions of the Earth's crust. Now we examine the Earth's surface, what past environments must have been like and how...
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1971

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Orbit: NASA astronauts photography the earth

 Orbit collects many of the most visually significant photographs taken during the first forty-one years of orbital space travel, in a volume that reflects the achievements of the space program, the natural wonders of the planet, and the consequences of pollution.
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1995

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Earth, its shape, internal structure and composition/the Earth's magnetic field (open university science foundation course)

Topics include:The EarthThe Earth in the Solar SystemThe Earth as a BodySeismic Waves and their use in determining the internal structure of the EarthThe internal structure and composition of the Earth
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1971

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An introduction to probability and statistics

  
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1968

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Evolution and ethics: science and morals

These two essays by the famous 19th-century champion of Darwin's theory of evolution tackle a subject that is still a major focus of ethical debates today: the relation of science as a whole, and specifically evolutionary ideas, to ethics and morality.Written toward the end of Huxley's career when he was already...
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2004

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Maths and English for

This series of  write-in workbooks is an invaluable resource to help learners improve their maths and English skills and prepare for level 1 and level 2 functional skills exams. The workbook format enables learners to practice and improve their maths and English skills and the real-life questions, exercises...
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On growth and form

It is a book the way things grow, and the shapes they take. Here a great man of science  who was also a poet tells of the shape of horns, of teeth of tusks; of jumping fleas and slipper limpets; of buds and seeds, bees' cells and drops of; rain of the potter's thumb and the spider's web; of...
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1971

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Mathematics and mathematicians 1

In its original French version, this book has been widely regarded as one of the outstanding accounts of the history of mathematics from primitive times until the beginning of the nineteenth century.Volume 1 begins with a general bird's-eye view of mathematical history, and then, following a brief look at the...
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1973

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Mathematics and mathematicians 2

           In its original French version, this book has been widely regarded as one of the outstanding accounts of the history of mathematics from primitive times until the beginning of the nineteenth century.Volume 2 begins with an examination of the development...
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1974

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Puzzles and paradoxes

 These marvelous, stimulating games for the mind offer an array of problems and solutions as artfully formed as poems and melodies. Each chapter presents a series of thematically related brain-teasers: difficult journeys, featuring unlikely passengers and inadequate transport; geometric paradoxes; pouring liquid...
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1965

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