NYAS: Update: New York Academy of Science Magazine (September/October 2005)

van Atta, Dan. Update: New York Academy of Science Magazine (September/October 2005). New York: The New York Academy of Science, 2005. Unmarked text. September/October 2005. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26180) $12.00

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Features Mariana Cook’s Faces of Science then on display in the NYAS (The New York Academy of Science)) gallery. Also “The Nature and Nurture of Women in Science.” Well illustrated. Articles on Stress, classic discoveries in visual perception, deep space particles, features, and more. 30p.

HABAKKUK, HJ: Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750

 Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750, book coverHabakkuk, H. J. Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750. Leicester University Press, 1972. ISBN: 0718511034. Unmarked text. Good. Paperback. (#26163) $12.00

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Covers pre-industrial patterns, the demographic revolution in the late 18th century, the 19th century fall of fertility, present population patterns, the “three stages” theory of population growth, and thoughts for the future. Notes. 110p.

NYAS: Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972)

Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972), book coverSideman, Samuel and Amir Landesberg (editors). Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972). New York Academy of Sciences, 2002. ISBN: 1573313718. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26157) $16.00

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Result of the International Symposium on Visualization and Imaging in transport Phenomena held May 5-10, 2002 in Antalya, Turkey and organized by the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer and the Visualization Society of Japan. Illustrated. 344p. References.

The papers in this volume examine: object recognition and feature extraction; shape analysis, 3D reconstruction and restoration; pattern recognition; digital imaging processing; neural networks; molecular and cellular motion and transport; tissue and organ characterization; tomography, surface potential and signal analysis.

ARTISTOTLE: Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book

 Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book, book coverAristotle; McKeon, Richard (editor). Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book, 1947 (copyright). Unmarked inside. Edited with a general introduction to the particular works by Richard McKeon. No dust jacket. Good. Hardcover. (#26153) $12.00

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The essence of Aristotle’s philosophy in a volume of over 650 pages, including Organon, Physics, Ethics, On the Soul, Metaphysics, Politics and Poetics. Modern Library edition.

STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL WATER INSTITUTE: Drainage Basin Security–Balancing Production, Trade and Water Use: Proceedings of the 13th Stockholm Water Symposium August 11-14, 2003

Stockholm International Water Institute. Drainage Basin Security–Balancing Production, Trade and Water Use: Proceedings of the 13th Stockholm Water Symposium August 11-14, 2003. International Water Association, 2004. ISBN: 1843394634. Unmarked. Some edge wear. Good. Paperback. (#26147) $30.00

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Issues addressed based on a systems approach. Key words index. Participants included P.A. Wilderer, R. Lenton, J. Ramirez-Vaellejo and P. Rogers, E. Gabbrielli, I.R. Cader, D. Duncan, and M. Meybeck. 242p.

AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017), book coverAAAS Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26144) $10.00

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Features “When Soils Warm: Carbon Fluxes from Deeper Down.”

Also how China’s opiate-makers stay ahead of the law, flying foxes in peril, immune cells age at the transcriptional level, and more. pp1345-1448.

LEONARDO: Volume 34, No. 2, 2001

Malina, Roger F. (Editor). Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Volume 34, No. 2, 2001). MIT Press, 2001. Unmarked. Bumped corner. Good. Paperback. (#26120) $20.00

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Includes “Digital Art Takes Shape at MoMA” by Barbara London, a Nell Tenhaaf interview with Stuart Kauffman, Claus Emmeche and Arantza Etxeberria, “Toward a Third Culture: Being In Between” by Victoria Vesna, “Henri PoincarĂ©, Marcel Duchamp and Innovation in Science and Art” by Gerald Holton, The Siggraph 200 Art Gallery. Other contributors: Diane Gromala, Johanna Drucker, Michael Mateas, Eugene Thacker, Jon Ippolito, Ellen K. Levy, etc.