Shapes: Nature'S Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts [Audiobook] download free by Philip Ball

Shapes: Nature'S Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts Audiobook download free by Philip Ball
  • Listen audiobook: Shapes: Nature'S Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts
  • Author: Philip Ball
  • Release date: 2011/7/16
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780199604869
  • Rating: 8.34 of 10
  • Votes: 420
  • Review by: Lyra Lemaster
  • Review rating: 9.23 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/29
  • Duration: 4H17M56S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, OPUS, WAV, ATRAC, MPEG4, MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 DST (compression TAR.XZ, RAR, ZIP, TAR.GZ)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M44S (5.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Patterns are everywhere in nature - in the ranks of clouds in the sky, the stripes of an angelfish, the arrangement of petals in flowers. Where does this order and regularity come from? It creates itself. The patterns we see come from self-organization. Whether living or non-living, scientists have found that there is a pattern-forming tendency inherent in the basic structure and processes of nature, so that from a few simple themes, and the repetition of simplerules, endless beautiful variations can arise. Part of a trilogy of books exploring the science of patterns in nature, acclaimed science writer Philip Ball here looks at how shapes form. From soap bubbles to honeycombs, delicate shell patterns, and even the developing body parts of a complex animal like ourselves, he uncovers patterns in growth and form in all corners of the natural world, explains how these patterns are self-made, and why similar shapes and structures may be found in very different settings, orchestrated by nothing morethan simple physical forces. This book will make you look at the world with fresh eyes, seeing order and form even in the places you'd least expect.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Natural History Books, Popular Science, Cybernetics & Systems Theory, Physics Books
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x195x21mm
  • Weight: 368g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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