Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau

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ISBN: UCAL:C3176181
Release Date: 1901
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Dune

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ISBN: 9780575104419
Release Date: 2010-12-30
Number of pages: 624
Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Dune in PDF and EPUB The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery, and it duly comes - but from a shockingly unexpected place. Then Paul succeeds his father, and he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force ... DUNE: one of the most brilliant science fiction novels ever written, as engrossing and heart-rending today as it was when it was first published half a century ago. Joint winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1966 Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1965


Autobiography

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ISBN: 9780880109017
Release Date: 2006-05-01
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Author: Rudolf Steiner
Publisher: SteinerBooks

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Notes for a Romantic Encyclopaedia

Filename: notes-for-a-romantic-encyclopaedia.pdf
ISBN: 9780791480700
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Novalis
Publisher: SUNY Press

Download and read online Notes for a Romantic Encyclopaedia in PDF and EPUB The first English translation of Novalis’s unfinished notes for a universal science, Das Allgemeine Brouillon.


Chronos Kairos Christos

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ISBN: 0931464501
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages: 240
Author: Jerry Vardaman
Publisher: Eisenbrauns

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An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics

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ISBN: 0486646874
Release Date: 1970
Number of pages: 436
Author: Forest Ray Moulton
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics in PDF and EPUB An unrivaled text in the field of celestial mechanics, Moulton's theoretical work on the prediction and interpretation of celestial phenomena has not been superseded. By providing a general account of all parts of celestial mechanics without an over-full treatment of any single aspect, by stating all the problems in advance, and, where the transformations are long, giving an outline of the steps which must be made, and by noting all the places where assumptions have been introduced or unjustified methods employed, Moulton has insured that his work will be valuable to all who are interested in the subject. The text is divided into ten chapters which progress logically in terms of the difficulty of their subject matter. They are: Fundamental Principles and Definitions, Rectilinear Motion, Central Forces, The Potential and Attractions of Bodies, The Problem of Two Bodies, The Determination of Orbits, The General Integrals of the Problem of n Bodies, The Problem of Three Bodies, Perturbations ? Geometrical Considerations, and Perturbations ? Analytical Method. Important topics cove red include general equations, motion of falling particles, the heat of the sun, simultaneous differential equations, examples where J is a function of the coordinates alone, the universality of Newton's law, determination of the orbit from the law of force, attractions of simple solids, potential and attractions of simple bodies and ellipsoids, Ivory's method and level surfaces, elements of orbits, expansions and positions in orbits, transformations of coordinates, the Laplacian and Gaussian methods of determining orbits, motion of center of mass and area integrals, motion of the infinitesimal body, surfaces of zero relative velocity, effects of the components of the disturbing force, lunar theory, method of computing perturbations, and the perturbative function. Each chapter is followed by a historical sketch and bibliography pertaining to that subject. Over 200 problems appear at key points in the text, many of them answered.


Empty Words

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ISBN: 0819560677
Release Date: 1981
Number of pages: 187
Author: John Cage
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Download and read online Empty Words in PDF and EPUB Writings through James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, Norman O. Brown, and "The Future of Music."


Dune The Butlerian Jihad

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ISBN: 1429955902
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Number of pages: 624
Author: Brian Herbert
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Dune The Butlerian Jihad in PDF and EPUB Frank Herbert's Dune series is one of the grandest epics in the annals of imaginative literature. Selling millions of copies worldwide, it is science fiction's answer to The Lord of the Rings, a brilliantly imaginative epic of high adventure, unforgettable characters, and immense scope. Decades after Herbert's original novels, the Dune saga was continued by Frank Herbert's son, Brian Herbert, an acclaimed SF novelist in his own right, in collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson. Their New York Times bestselling trilogy, Dune: House Atreides, Dune: House Harkonnen, and Dune: House Corrino, formed a prequel to the classic Herbert series that was acclaimed by reviewers and readers alike. Now Herbert and Anderson, working from Frank Herbert's own notes, reveal a pivotal epoch in the history of the Dune universe, the chapter of the saga most eagerly anticipated by readers: The Butlerian Jihad. Throughout the Dune novels, Frank Herbert frequently referred to the long-ago war in which humans wrested their freedom from "thinking machines." Now, in Dune: Butlerian Jihad, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson bring to life the story of that war, a tale previously seen only in tantalizing hints and clues. Finally, we see how Serena Butler's passionate grief ignites the war that will liberate humans from their machine masters. We learn the circumstances of the betrayal that made mortal enemies of House Atreides and House Harkonnen; and we experience the Battle of Corrin that created a galactic empire that lasted until the reign of Emperor Shaddam IV. Herein are the foundations of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood, the Suk Doctors, the Order of Mentats, and the mysteriously altered Navigators of the Spacing Guild. Here is the amazing tale of the Zensunni Wanderers, who escape bondage to flee to the desert world where they will declare themselves the Free Men of Dune. And here is the backward, nearly forgotten planet of Arrakis, where traders have discovered the remarkable properties of the spice melange . . . . Ten thousand years before the events of Dune, humans have managed to battle the remorseless Machines to a standstill . . . but victory may be short-lived. Yet amid shortsighted squabbling between nobles, new leaders have begun to emerge. Among them are Xavier Harkonnen, military leader of the Planet of Salusa Secundus; Xavier's fiancée, Serena Butler, an activist who will become the unwilling leader of millions; and Tio Holtzman, the scientist struggling to devise a weapon that will help the human cause. Against the brute efficiency of their adversaries, these leaders and the human race have only imagination, compassion, and the capacity for love. It will have to be enough. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Fury on Earth

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ISBN: 0306805758
Release Date: 1994
Number of pages: 550
Author: Myron Sharaf
Publisher: Da Capo Press

Download and read online Fury on Earth in PDF and EPUB Argues that most forms of therapy practised today include some idea that Wilhelm Reich pioneered. This biography - written by a former patient, student and assistant of Reich - reveals how the same life functionalism that Reich studied brought him personal isolation and death in prison.


Who Was Jesus

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ISBN: 0802806945
Release Date: 1993-03-09
Number of pages: 107
Author: Nicholas Thomas Wright
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Download and read online Who Was Jesus in PDF and EPUB This provocative work examines the recent Jesus publications in the context of the many modern Jesus books, dominated by Albert Schweitzer's masterful portrait, The Quest of the Historical Jesus (1906). Wright shows that the modern "quest" displays many variations on the same themes, so that the latest portraits of Jesus are not nearly as novel as they are thought to be.