30-Second Elements [EPUB]

30-Second Elements [EPUB]
30-Second Elements: The 50 Most Significant Elements, Each Explained in Half a Minute edited by Eric Scerri
2013 | EPUB | 6.14MB

When was radium discovered? Who are Dmitri Mendeleev and Glenn T. Seaborg? Who discovered uranium’s radioactivity? Which element is useful for dating the age of Earth? And why doesn’t gold have a scientific name?

30-Second Elements presents you with the very foundations of chemical knowledge, explaining concisely the 50 most significant chemical elements. This book uses helpful glossaries and tables to fast track your knowledge of the other 68 elements and the relationships between all of them.

30-Second Quantum Theory [EPUB]

30-Second Quantum Theory [EPUB]
30-Second Quantum Theory: The 50 most thought-provoking quantum concepts, each explained in half a minute edited by Brian Clegg;
2014 | EPUB | 10.61MB

The bestselling 30-Second… series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. Each title selects a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 most significant ideas at its heart. Each idea, no matter how complex, is explained in 300 words and one picture, all digestible in 30 seconds.

30-Second Quantum Theory tackles a mindbendingly mysterious area of physics, introducing the 50 most significant quantum quandaries and ideas. In a world where the quantum physics of electronics is an everyday essential and new quantum developments make headline news, you will visit Parallel Worlds, ride Wave Theory, and learn just enough to talk with certainty about Uncertainty Theory and to untangle the mysteries of quantum entanglement.

30-Second Brain [EPUB]

30-Second Brain [EPUB]
30-Second Brain: The 50 Most Mind-blowing Ideas in Neuroscience, Each Explained in Half a Minute edited by Anil Seth
2014 | EPUB | 12.94MB

Are we all at the mercy of our brain chemistry? Do you think that the amygdala and the hippocampus are fantastical sea monsters? What can an MRI scan tell us? Could you explain to dinner-party guests why we don't giggle when we tickle ourselves?

30-Second Brain is here to fill your mind with the science of exactly what's happening inside your head. Using no more that two pages, 300 words, and a single picture, this is the quickest way to understand the wiring and function of the most complex and intricate mechanism in the human body. Discover how the networks of 90 billion nerve cells work together to produce perception, action, cognition, and emotion. Explore how your brain defines your personality, and what it gets up to while you are asleep. Illustrated with mind-bending graphics and supported by biographies of pioneers in the field of neuroscience, it's the book to get your gray matter thinking about your gray matter.

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