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The Book Of Nothing

Author : John D. Barrow
ISBN : 9780307554819
Genre : Science
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What conceptual blind spot kept the ancient Greeks (unlike the Indians and Maya) from developing a concept of zero? Why did St. Augustine equate nothingness with the Devil? What tortuous means did 17th-century scientists employ in their attempts to create a vacuum? And why do contemporary quantum physicists believe that the void is actually seething with subatomic activity? You’ll find the answers in this dizzyingly erudite and elegantly explained book by the English cosmologist John D. Barrow. Ranging through mathematics, theology, philosophy, literature, particle physics, and cosmology, The Book of Nothing explores the enduring hold that vacuity has exercised on the human imagination. Combining high-wire speculation with a wealth of reference that takes in Freddy Mercury and Shakespeare alongside Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking, the result is a fascinating excursion to the vanishing point of our knowledge. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Science

The Book Of Nothing

Author : Sengcan
ISBN : 0740727257
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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"The Book of Nothing, " or "Hsin Hsin Ming, " was written in the sixth century by Sosan, the third Zen patriarch. Long cherished by seekers on the path as a study in spiritual perfection, it is presented here in a new translation that is both beautifully illustrated and highly readable.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Book Of Nothing

Author : HJ Alden
ISBN : 9781329741317
Genre : Fiction
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Set 250 years in the future, this is the story of John, who has no last name. The book follows him as he embraces homelessness in pursuit of knowledge, chronicling his adventures and his many meetings with fascinating people on his way to a dreadful encounter with the potential to set him free.
Category: Fiction

The Book About Nothing

Author : Mike Bender
ISBN : 9780399551116
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Fans of The Book with No Pictures and A Perfectly Messed-Up Story will enjoy this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud from the adult humor bestselling authors of Awkward Family Photos and T-Rex Trying. This book has nothing to do with rainbows, rocket ships, meatballs, or wizards. Instead, it’s full of zip, zilch, diddly-squat, bupkus. But don’t worry, reading this book isn’t all for nothing, because sometimes nothing is actually something. Like if you pick up all the toys in your room, what will be on the floor? NOTHING. When you take a bath, what are you wearing? NOTHING. And when you shut the lights off to go to bed, what do you see? NOTHING. Mike Bender and Hugh Murphy stop at nothing to explore the key concepts of nothing and zero using playful language and hilarious illustrations.
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The Book Of Nothing

Author : Wilbur Smith
ISBN : 1976927846
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The book of Nothing. For those who likes to write and for whose who doesn't like to read.

Hsin Hsin Ming

Author : Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
ISBN : 8172610033
Genre : Religious life
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Presents an analysis and interpretation of Seng-tsʻan's 7th century text on Zen Buddhism, Hsin hsin ming.
Category: Religious life

The Book Of Nothing

Author : Me and You
ISBN : 1795350504
Genre : Art
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Nothing is the foundation of our being and the inspiration for the creation of all others. Let it inspire you, fascinate you, and reveal its mysteries. Find yourself in the art of nothing.
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The Book Of Universes

Author : John D. Barrow
ISBN : 9781409028802
Genre : Science
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This is a book about universes. It tells a story that revolves around a single extraordinary fact: that Albert Einstein's famous theory of relativity describes a series of entire universes. Not many solutions to Einstein's tantalising universe equations have ever been found, but those that have are all remarkable. Some describe universes that expand in size, while others contract. Some rotate like a top, while others are chaotically unpredictable. Some are perfectly smooth, while others are lumpy. Some permit time travel into the past. Only a few allow life to evolve within them; the rest, if they exist, remain unknown and unknowable to conscious minds. Here, in The Book of Universes, we are confronted with the most fantastic and far-reaching speculations within the entire realm of science.
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The Book Of Nothing

Author : Andrew P
ISBN : 147016843X
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The Book of Nothing:Go ahead, judge this book by its cover - Keeping true to its title, this book has no content! Feel free to use this book as a bookshelf filler, notepad, gag gift, table leg leveler, expediting book club reviews, or any other creative ideas you come up with for a book with nothing in it.