A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Tabl…




A Well Ordered Thing

Pub Date : 2018-12-11 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691184425
ISBN 13 : 0691184429

Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834–1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally, little else has been known about him. A Well-O..


Introduction To Geochemistry

Pub Date : 2012-05-21 | Author : Kula C. Misra | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781444350951
ISBN 13 : 1444350951

This book is intended to serve as a text for an introductory course in geochemistry for undergraduate/graduate students with at least an elementary?level background in earth scienc..


Red Cloud At Dawn

Pub Date : 2009-09-29 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 142994241X
ISBN 13 : 9781429942416

On August 29, 1949, the first Soviet test bomb, dubbed First Lightning, exploded in the deserts of Kazakhstan. The startling event was not simply a technical experiment that confir..


The Pseudoscience Wars

Pub Date : 2012-09-17 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226304434
ISBN 13 : 0226304434

Properly analyzed, the collective mythological and religious writings of humanity reveal that around 1500 BC, a comet swept perilously close to Earth, triggering widespread natural..


The Multics System

Pub Date : 1972-01 | Author : Elliott Irving Organick | Publisher : MIT Press (MA)

ISBN 10 : MINN:31951001862557Q
ISBN 13 :

This volume provides an overview of the Multics system developed at M.I.T.—a time-shared, general purpose utility-like system with third generation software. The advantage that t..




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