Beatlemania: Technology, Business, and Teen Culture in Cold by André Millard

By André Millard

The status, expertise, and luck of the Beatles desire no advent. Nor does the area want one other publication exploring the band's ability and its effect on song and society within the usa, Britain, and the remainder of the realm. André Millard as a substitute reports the Beatlemania phenomenon from an unique perspective—the courting one of the track enterprise, recording applied sciences, and youths and younger grownup tradition of the period.

Millard argues that, regardless of the Beatles’ undeniable ability, they wouldn't have attained the worldwide acceptance and been as influential with out the convergence of vital advancements within the method tune used to be produced, recorded, offered, and fed on. because the moment commercial Revolution hit complete swing and child boomers got here of age, the reel-to-reel recorder and different technological advances sped the evolution of the tune enterprise. Musicians, recording studios and checklist labels, and track enthusiasts used and interacted with music-making and -playing know-how in new methods. greater caliber machines made hearing documents and the radio an event that you may simply percentage with others, no matter if they weren’t within the similar actual area. whilst, a rise in cross-Atlantic commerce—especially of leisure products—led to a freer trade of principles and kinds of expression, particularly one of the center and decrease periods within the U.S. and the united kingdom. At that time, Millard argues, the Beatles rode their outstanding musicianship and cultural savvy to an exceptional bond with their fans—and spawned Beatlemania.

Refreshing and insightful, Beatlemania deals a deeper figuring out the times of the Fab 4 and the band’s long term results at the company and tradition of music.

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Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive Practices by Mary Anne Holmes,Suzanne OConnell,Kuheli Dutt

By Mary Anne Holmes,Suzanne OConnell,Kuheli Dutt

Read an interview with the writer: "Working towards Gender Parity within the Geosciences"

The geoscience crew has a decrease percentage of ladies in comparison to the overall inhabitants of the U.S. and in comparison to many different STEM fields. This quantity explores concerns relating gender parity within the geosciences, and sheds gentle on the very best practices that raise participation via ladies and advertise parity.

Volume highlights include:
• classes realized from NSF-ADVANCE
• info on gender composition of school at most sensible earth technological know-how associations within the US
• Implicit bias and gender as a social structure
• thoughts for institutional change
• twin occupation couples
• relatives pleasant policies
• function of mentoring
• profession development for women
• Recruiting various faculty
• types of institutional transformation

Women within the Geosciences is a invaluable contribution to the present literature on gender concerns in STEM disciplines. It focuses in particular at the geosciences, with a objective to spreading expertise at the most sensible practices for gender parity in educational geoscience departments. Geoscientists, policymakers, educators and directors may perhaps all tremendously enjoy the contents of this volume.

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The Story of The Atlantic Cable by Charles Tilston Bright

By Charles Tilston Bright

the tale of The Atlantic Cable
Charles Tilston vivid, British electric engineer who oversaw the laying of the 1st transatlantic telegraph cable in 1858, for which paintings he used to be knighted (1832 – 1888)

This book offers «The tale of The Atlantic Cable», from Charles Tilston shiny. A dynamic desk of contents permits to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.

Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- Prefatory Note
- half I. Introductory
- half Ii. The Pioneer Line
- Evolution Of Atlantic Telegraphy In the US And England
- The Manufacture Of The Line
- the 1st Start
- arrangements for one more Attempt
- The Trial Trip
- The Storm
- The Renewed Effort
- Finis Coronat Opus
- The Celebration
- operating The Line
- He Inquest
- half Iii. Intermediate wisdom And Advance
- different Proposed Routes
- event research And Progress
- half Iv. advertisement Success
- The 1865 Cable And Expedition
- moment And winning Attempt
- restoration And crowning glory Of The 1865 Cable
- Jubilations
- next Atlantic Lines
- Atlantic Cable structures Of To Day
- Footnotes

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Konsequenter Empirismus: Die Entwicklung von Moritz Schlicks by Johannes Friedl

By Johannes Friedl

Zweifellos begann mit der Formierung des Wiener Kreises ein neuer Abschnitt im Denken von Moritz Schlick, die Schlick’sche Spätphilosophie gibt es allerdings nicht. Vorrangiges Ziel dieser Studie ist die kritische Rekonstruktion eines Denkweges, der bei allen Verästelungen und Brüchen stets das Ziel des Ausbaus eines konsequentenempiristischen Standpunktes verfolgte.

Die in der Reihe Schlick-Studien erscheinenden Texte sind Ergebnisse der rezenten internationalen Forschung zu Leben und Werk Moritz Schlicks – besonders als Aufarbeitung seines Nachlasses . Sie sind als Ergänzung und Vertiefung der Moritz Schlick Gesamtausgabe gedacht. Die Beiträge werden sowohl von den MitarbeiterInnen des Schlick-Projekts wie auch von externen ForscherInnen beigesteuert. Die Bände der Reihe richten sich an alle, die im Kontext der Moritz Schlick Gesamtausgabe eine weiterführende einschlägige Forschung suchen.

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The Eye of the Lynx: Galileo, His Friends, and the by David Freedberg

By David Freedberg

Some years in the past, David Freedberg opened a dusty cabinet at Windsor fortress and stumbled on thousands of vividly coloured, masterfully targeted drawings of all types of crops and animals from the outdated and New Worlds. Coming upon millions extra drawings like them throughout Europe, Freedberg eventually traced all of them again to a little-known medical association from seventeenth-century Italy known as the Academy of Linceans (or Lynxes).

Founded via Prince Federico Cesi in 1603, the Linceans took as their job not anything lower than the documentation and category of all of nature in pictorial shape. during this first book-length examine of the Linceans to seem in English, Freedberg focuses particularly on their unheard of use of drawings in response to microscopic statement and different new ideas of visualization. the place prior thinkers had categorised gadgets established more often than not on similarities of exterior visual appeal, the Linceans as an alternative became more and more to sectioning, dissection, and statement of inner buildings. They utilized their new study innovations to an enormous number of matters, from the gadgets within the heavens studied via their most famed (and notorious) member Galileo Galilei—whom they supported on the most crucial moments of his career—to the wildlife of Mexico, bees, fossils, and the copy of crops and fungi. yet through demonstrating the inadequacy of floor buildings for ordering the area, the Linceans unwittingly planted the seeds for the dying in their personal favourite method—visual description-as a style of medical classification.

Profusely illustrated and engagingly written, Eye of the Lynx uncovers a very important episode within the improvement of visible illustration and usual historical past. and maybe as very important, it deals readers a stunning array of early smooth drawings, from magnificently depicted birds and vegetation to frogs in amber, monstrously misshapen citrus end result, and more.

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments by John Gribbin,Mary Gribbin

By John Gribbin,Mary Gribbin

A heritage of technology distilled into a hundred extraordinary experiments – epic moments that experience fuelled our knowing of Earth and the Universe beyond.

The heritage of technological know-how is an engaging and lengthy one, protecting hundreds of thousands of years of historical past. the improvement of medical experiments contains the most enlightened cultures in background, in addition to a few nice scientists, philosophers and theologians. because the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman acknowledged, ‘If it disagrees with scan, it's wrong’, the best precis of what technology is all approximately. And technology is not anything with out experiments.

Everything within the clinical global view is predicated on scan, together with observations of phenomena envisioned via theories and hypotheses, corresponding to the bending of sunshine because it is going previous the solar. From the invention of microscopic worlds to weighing the Earth, from making electrical energy to the accelerating Universe and gravitational waves, this lovely ebook through well known technology writers John and Mary Gribbin tells the attention-grabbing background of technology in the course of the tales of a hundred groundbreaking experiments.

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Making Cancer History: Disease and Discovery at the by James S. Olson

By James S. Olson

The historical past of the M. D. Anderson melanoma heart vividly unearths how melanoma remedy in the US -- and our attitudes towards the disorder -- has replaced because the heart of the 20 th century.

One of the preeminent melanoma facilities on the earth, M. D. Anderson is additionally one of many first clinical associations dedicated completely to taking care of individuals with melanoma and getting to know remedies and remedies for the ailment. Historian James S. Olson's narrative relates the tale of the center's founding and of the surgeons, radiologists, radiotherapists, nurses, clinical oncologists, scientists, directors, and sufferers who equipped M. D. Anderson into the world-class establishment it truly is at the present time.

Through interviews with M. D. Anderson's leaders and sufferers, Olson brings to existence the fight to appreciate and deal with melanoma in the US. A melanoma survivor who has himself been taken care of on the middle, Olson imbues this heritage with humor, ardour, and humanity.

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Scientists' Expertise as Performance: Between State and by Joris Vandendriessche,Evert Peeters,Kaat Wils

By Joris Vandendriessche,Evert Peeters,Kaat Wils

The essays during this assortment discover our reliance on specialists inside of a ancient context and throughout a variety of fields, together with agriculture, engineering, well-being sciences and labour administration. members argue that specialists have been hugely conscious of their audiences and used functionality to realize either medical and renowned support.

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Der Bereich Kommerzielle Koordinierung: Das by Matthias Judt

By Matthias Judt

Im Gegensatz zum Medienbild von Alexander Schalck-Golodkowski, das besonders auf skandalträchtige Vorgänge wie die Beschaffung embargobewehrter Güter aus dem Westen, den Handel mit Waffen und Antiquitäten sowie die Versorgung der SED-Spitze mit Westprodukten ausgerichtet struggle, analysiert Matthias Judt vor allem das alltägliche Geschäft der Unternehmen des Bereiches Kommerzielle Koordinierung (KoKo). Dieser eigenständige Firmenverbund agierte im Wesentlichen außerhalb des Plans des DDR-Außenhandels und versuchte, systemimmanente Defizite der Staatswirtschaft zu mildern. Die Studie zeigt jedoch, dass die legendären Devisenbeschaffer von KoKo letztlich indirekt zum Untergang der DDR beigetragen haben.

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