Tag: Nature

A Force for Nature The Story of NRDC and The Fight to Save Our Planet

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English | 2010 | ISBN: 0811865355 | EPUB | pages: 400 | 1.9 mb
The world’s preeminent environmental organization began with a layer of soot on the windowsill of a Greenwich Village apartment. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) founder John H. Adams, a pioneer of environmental action, was working as a lawyer for the U.S. Attorney’s office when he and fellow lawyers teamed up to form a grassroots environmental advocacy group. Since 1970, NRDC has grown into an international powerhouse with 1.2 million members and a staff of scientists and lawyers whose mission is to safeguard the planet. This inspiring memoir tells the story of the NRDC and the environmental movement it sparked.


Discovering The Nature Of Light The Science And The Story

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English | April 12, 2022 | ISBN: 9811249598 | 218 pages | MOBI | 8.29 Mb
This book is a science text about light for the general reader; it is also an adventure story and a detective story revealing how the secrets of light were uncovered. Readers can share in the thrill of each discovery and learn about some of the myriad applications opened up by these fascinating discoveries, including the telescope, fiber optics, the laser, and even the recent optical detection of gravitational waves from space. With Professor Fortson, distinguished experimental physicist, as your tour guide, follow the journey from the 17th century – when Descartes first calculated the size of the rainbow – to the 20th century, when the quantum theory of light was born. Learn how Huygens, Newton, Planck, Einstein and many other great scientists solved one mystery after another, from the reason underlying the law of refraction to the puzzle of the photoelectric effect. The journey ends with the solution to the most challenging mystery of all: that light is both a wave and a particle – a fascinating finale.


The Inseparable Nature of Love and Aggression Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives

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English | 2011 | pages: 420 | ISBN: 1585624284 | PDF | 2,9 mb
The task Dr. Otto Kernberg takes up in The Inseparable Nature of Love and Aggression: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives is to first distinguish, then to interrelate psychoanalytic, clinical psychiatric, and neurobiological perspectives in a variety of areas, beginning with severe personality disorders and extending to love, destructiveness, mourning, spirituality, and the future of psychoanalytic inquiry. Dr. Kernberg is renowned for his work with borderline and narcissistic patients, and in this book, he offers new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of the most severe personality disorders, particularly the spectrum of severe narcissistic psychopathology. His effort to relate psychoanalytic to neurobiological findings continues in two fascinating areas the study of sexual love and of religious experience and he examines object relations theory in relation to these two phenomena. Kernberg s analysis of love and aggression is both bold and nuanced and will captivate the professional psychotherapist as well as the psychologically astute general reader.