The authors of The Science of Superheroes now reveal the real genius of the most evil geniuses
Ever wonder why comic book villains, such as Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? It's not just their diabolical talent…
…Chroniclers in the Courts of Science: Preliminary Essays on the Traditions and the History of Science
2. Towards an Historiography of Science
3. Historiographic essays
4. Historical Essays
Table of contents
Part I. Addressing Peers
Part II. The General Public
Part III. Decision Makers
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…In this fascinating insight into modern science he presents the stories behind the science, the difficulties behind the discoveries and the future of the findings, as explained by the people themselves.
Adam Hart Davis…
…science fact or science fiction?
"An entertaining and informative guide to comic book wonders bound to come."
—Julius Schwartz, Editor Emeritus, DC Comics
Superman, Batman, The X-Men, Flash, Spider…
Praise for The Science of Sherlock Holmes
"Holmes is, first, a great detective, but he has also proven to be a great scientist, whether dabbling with poisons, tobacco ash, or tire marks. Wagner explores this fascinating aspect of his career by showing how his investigations were…
…The Birth of Scientific Controversies The Dynamics of the Arabic Tradition and Its Impact on the Development of Science: Ibn al-Haytham’s Challenge of Ptolemy’s Almagest
Part II. Logic Philosophy and Grammar
8. Jiha/Tropos-Madda/Hule Distinction…
…Indicators for National Science and Technology Policy
Hariolf Grupp, Mary Ellen Mogee
5. Keeping the Gates of Science Journals
6. S&T Indicators for Policy Making in a Changing Science-Society Relationship
…In this book he reflects on a number of challenges associated with management and social science research - the search for a 'behavioral science', the limits of rationality, the unreliability of many research findings, the social…
…But until now, a crucial part of the debate has been
missing: that of any serious reference to the science of the human brain. Descriptions of how opinions can be changed, whether by persuasion, deceit, or force, have been almost entirely psychological.