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nature as geometry
The Ancient Sky
Recording the Stars to Predict the Future
The Astronomical Calculations
THE TABLETS
Ratios and the Measure of the Universe
A Geometry of the Universe
A ROTATING EARTH
Archimedes: Fusing Physics with Mathematics
The Law of the Lever
Archimedes’ Measurement of a Circle
THE SIEGE OF SYRACUSE
a period of transition
Nicholas Oresme
Nicolaus Copernicus
Johannes Kepler
Leonardo da Vinci and the Equation of Continuity
PROVING LEONARDO’S EQUATION OF CONTINUITY
new sciences
Simon Stevin
STEVIN AND MUSIC
Galileo Galilei
Fermat, Descartes, and Wallis
The Laws of Motion
The Discovery of Neptune
Leonhard Euler and the Science of Fluid Dynamics
Sadi Carnot
CALCULATING THE EFFICIENCY OF A CARNOT ENGINE
James Prescott Joule
The First Law of Thermodynamics
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
ENTROPY
modern ideas about conservation laws
Olga Oleinik
natural laws and randomness
Population Genetics
The Limits of Predictability
GENETIC COUNSELING
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Mathematics and the Laws of Nature - Developing the Laws of Nature - J. Tabak (Facts on File, 2004) WW

Mathematics and the Laws of Nature - Developing the Laws of Nature - J. Tabak (Facts on File, 2004) WW

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