By F. Robert van der Linden,Dane Penland
The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring background of flight worldwide. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator and top specialist on aviation background, explains the interesting tales at the back of aviation's nice technological advances and offers historical and social context that highlights the various ways that those thoughts have replaced the process human historical past. The Nation's Hangar can also be a visible pride. The Smithsonian plane assortment hasn't ever seemed so compelling and glossy. The Nation's Hangar is a must have for that fly boy or fly woman on your flight pattern.
By Janet Vertesi
With Seeing Like a Rover, Janet Vertesi takes us behind the curtain to bare the paintings that is going into developing our wisdom of Mars. each picture that the Rovers take, she indicates, has to be processed, manipulated, and interpreted—and all that comes after staff contributors negotiate with one another approximately what they need to also be taking pictures of within the first position. Vertesi’s account of the inspiringly profitable Rover venture unearths technological know-how in motion, a global the place electronic processing uncovers clinical truths, the place pictures are used to craft consensus, and the place workforce individuals increase an uncanny intimacy with the sensory gear of a robotic that's hundreds of thousands of miles away. finally, Vertesi indicates, each photograph taken by means of the Mars Rovers isn't really purely an image of Mars—it’s a portrait of the total Rover workforce, as well.
By Steve Talbott
By Aa.Vv.,Tullia Iori,Sergio Poretti
Nei volumi di questa serie intendiamo raccontare los angeles vicenda, cosí come los angeles veniamo guy mano riscoprendo. Le indagini restituiscono alcuni episodi della storia, recuperati con studi trasversali su territori largamente inesplorati. In appendice, un fotoromanzo a puntate (invenzione italiana) illustra in breve los angeles sequenza complessiva degli eventi e delle opere principali e ripropone l'universo figurativo scomparso dell'ingegneria moderna.
By Peter J. Kuznick,James Gilbert
By interpreting pop culture, politics, economics, gender family members, and civil rights, the individuals contend that, whereas there has been little essentially new approximately American tradition within the chilly struggle period, the chilly battle formed and distorted nearly each element of yankee existence. Interacting with long term historic tendencies relating to demographics, technological swap, and monetary cycles, 4 new components dramatically motivated American politics and tradition: the specter of nuclear annihilation, using surrogate and covert war, the intensification of anticommunist ideology, and the increase of a robust military-industrial complicated.
This provocative discussion via top historians can provide to reshape readers' knowing of the United States through the chilly struggle, revealing a posh interaction of historic norms and political influences.
By Jack Disbrow Gunther,Charles O Gunther
Gunthers’ The id of Firearms mixed the ways of those volumes right into a new publication that emphasised either the painstaking clinical method very important to firearms id, entire with ballistics photos, and its sensible use via analyses of a number of criminal instances the place firearms identity used to be used. those comprise the notorious Sacco-Vanzetti case, the 1st in American felony background the place forensic ballistics performed a truly well-liked function in court court cases. The Gunther brothers applied their respective felony and armed forces event to supply a complete reference quantity that's noteworthy for these attracted to legislations enforcement or ballistics in addition to gun enthusiasts.
By H. G. Brack
By Mark Monmonier
By Colin Nash
The historical past of Aquaculture is a accomplished historical past of captive fish construction from its small scale prehistoric roots via to the large-scale industrialized practices of at the present time. 13 chapters take readers chronologically during the evolution of this significant self-discipline. Chapters disguise key classes of development and hint adjustments within the box from subsistence fish farming within the center a while in the course of the efforts to construct international potential for fish creation to satisfy the wishes of the world's ever starting to be population.
Informative and interesting, The background of Aquaculture will generally entice aquaculture scientists, researchers, execs, and students.
- Comprehensive historical past of advances in aquaculture creation from prehistoric origins to industrialized practices
- Written by means of a respected scientists with a long time of expertise operating within the aquaculture field
- Engaging and informative it is going to widely entice contributors curious about all elements of aquaculture
By The Editors of TIME-LIFE