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Totality - the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024 Totality - the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024

May 26, 2017
Willful ignorance - the mismeasure of uncertainty Willful ignorance - the mismeasure of uncertainty

"An original account of willful ignorance and how this principle relates to modern probability and statistical methods Through a series of colorful stories about great thinkers and the problems they chose to solve, the author traces the historical evolution of probability and explains how statistical methods have helped to propel scientific research. However, the past success of statistics has depended on vast, deliberate simplifications amounting to willful ignorance, and this very success now

May 25, 2017
The cell - discovering the microscopic world that determines our health, our consciousness, and our future The cell - discovering the microscopic world that determines our health, our consciousness, and our future

"Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases, and your health are all the function of cells. But what do you really know about what goes on inside you? The last time most people thought about cells in any detail was probably in high school or a college general biology class. But the field of cell biology has advanced incredibly rapidly in recent decades, and a great deal of what we may have learned in high scho

May 20, 2017
Organic chemistry - a very short introduction Organic chemistry - a very short introduction

May 20, 2017
Planet Earth II - a new world revealed Planet Earth II - a new world revealed

10 years on from the first, groundbreaking, Planet Earth, we use the most incredible advances in technology and scientific discovery to bring you the most exciting and immersive picture of our world's wildlife yet. With over 250 breathtaking photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's spectacular footage, this is an extraordinary new look at the complex life of some of the most amazing places on Planet Earth. Each chapter reveals an environment - some never-before-seen, some aston

May 20, 2017