Atlas of AI
ISBN: PB: 9780300264630, ISBN: HB: 9780300209570, Yale University Press, October 2022
336 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 31 black&white illus.
What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of original research, award-winning science and technology s...
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Clock Mirage Our Myth of Measured Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300229325, Yale University Press, June 2020
272 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
What is time? This question has fascinated philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists for thousands of years. Why does time seem to speed up with age? What is its connection with memory, anticipation, and sleep cycles? Award-winning author and ma...
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Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics
ISBN: HB: 9780300231298, Yale University Press, December 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 75 black&white illus.
The question of how falling cats land on their feet has long intrigued humans. In this playful and eye‑opening history, physicist and cat parent Gregory Gbur explores how attempts to understand the cat‑righting reflex have provided crucial insights i...
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Nature's Giants The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms
ISBN: HB: 9780300239881, Yale University Press, April 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 350 colour illus.
The colossal plants and animals of our world – dinosaurs, whales, and even trees – are a source of unending fascination, and their sheer scale can be truly impressive. Size is integral to the way that organisms experience the world: a puddle that a h...
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Aliens Among Us How Invasive Species are Transforming the Planet and Ourselves
ISBN: HB: 9780300208900, Yale University Press, February 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 black&white illus.
From an award-winning adventure and science journalist comes an eye-opening exploration of a burgeoning environmental phenomenon and the science coalescing around it. Leslie Anthony leads readers on adventures physical and philosophical as he explore...
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Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)
ISBN: PB: 9780300230505, Yale University Press, February 2018
152 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 12 black&white illus.
With wonder, wit, and flair – and in record time and space – geophysicist David Bercovici explains how everything came to be everywhere, from the creation of stars and galaxies to the formation of Earth's atmosphere and oceans, to the origin of life...
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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy
ISBN: PB: 9780300223392, Yale University Press, August 2017
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 56 black&white illus.
An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves – and celebrates their recent discovery. In February 2016, astronomers announced that they had verified the last remaining prediction of Einstein's general t...
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Eureka How Invention Happens
ISBN: PB: 9780300228854, Yale University Press, August 2017
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Tracing the long pre-history of five twentieth-century inventions which have transformed our lives, Gavin Weightman reveals a fantastic cast of scientists and inspired amateurs whose ingenuity has given us the airplane, television, bar code, personal...
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Intelligence in the Flesh Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks
ISBN: PB: 9780300223477, Yale University Press, September 2016
344 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally embedded in the palms of our hands If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the su...
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Black Hole How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved
ISBN: PB: 9780300219661, Yale University Press, May 2016
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 black&white illus.
For more than half a century, physicists and astronomers engaged in heated dispute over the possibility of black holes in the universe. The weirdly alien notion of a space-time abyss from which nothing escapes-not even light-seemed to confound all lo...
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