Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth provides a solid background in basic physics. With a humanistic perspective, it shows how science is significant for more than its technological consequences. The book includes clear and well-planned links to the arts and philosophies of relevant historical periods to bring science and the humanities together.But Rome! a#39;tis thine alone, with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey. In select places, such as Alexandria, ... They wanted to consult an encyclopedia to find immediate answers to questions about military technique, medicine or civil engineering. ... One area of mathematics in which Romans took an active interest was surveying, essential to establish the boundaries of their vast empire.
|Title||:||Unifying the Universe|
|Author||:||Hasan S. Padamsee|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2002-11-05|