42. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, the number 42 is the “Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything”.
But he didn’t say what the question was! Since today is Towel Day, let me reveal that now. If you try to get several regular polygons to meet snugly at a point in the plane, what’s the most sides any of the polygons can have? The answer is 42. TextFugu. Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2012. Khan Academy. Distance Learning Courses and Adult Education - The Open University. Open Yale Courses. UC Berkeley Webcasts.
These Are the Greatest Geek Books of All Time, Readers Say. InShare0 We revealed our ultimate reading list in "9 Essential Geek Books You Must Read Right Now" last week.
Now Wired.com readers have spoken, voting for their favorites from the list and submitting many awesome literary picks of their own. The must-read books listed in the gallery above didn't make the original roundup, but received the most attention from readers in our online voting. (The rules remain the same, namely no repeat authors on the list). The comments explaining what makes the books essential geek reading come from reader posts, unless otherwise credited. Famous Poets and Poems - Read and Enjoy Poetry. Il cane di Dio. Diego Marani ci narra le avventure di Domingo Salazar, detective al servizio di Dio, in un'Italia del futuro trasformata in una teocrazia.
È in libreria un nuovo romanzo di Diego Marani. Il cane di Dio (2012) ci descrive un'Italia di un prossimo futuro. Gli avvenimenti si svolgono nel 2025 e, come indica il sottotitolo, viene narrata "la prima avventura di Domingo Salazar, detective al servizio di Dio". L’autore ci descrive un futuro da paura, dove la Chiesa comanda con pugno di ferro. Un paese dove chi si dichiara ateo paga una pesante tassa, dove si deve per forza andare a messa e un tornello all'ingresso registra il bravo cristiano.
Il protagonista del romanzo, e forse di una serie, è Domingo Salazar, un orfano trovato e allevato dai domenicani. Un misterioso Vicario gli affida un importante incarico: deve catturare Ivan Zago, il capo di un gruppo che lotta contro la Chiesa. Un brano dal testo La mania del diario l'aveva presa dalle suore. L'autore La quarta di copertina. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid. The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital Collection. During his days as Harvard’s influential president, Charles W.
Eliot made a frequent assertion: If you were to spend just 15 minutes a day reading the right books, a quantity that could fit on a five foot shelf, you could give yourself a proper liberal education. The publisher P. F. Collier and Son loved the idea and asked Eliot to assemble the right collection of works. The result wasa 51-volume series published in 1909 called Dr. A big h/t to @eugenephoto Texts in the Harvard Classics collection (courtesy of Wikipedia): Library and Archives - Benediktinerstift Admont. Ebook Gratis: eBooks, Libri, Riviste e Fumetti Gratuiti. Arise India Forum - Dispel illusion and hatred..establish truth!! Author: Bronnie Ware For many years I worked in palliative care.
My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. 10 Lessons from Einstein. Gallery. Mark Zug art and illustration - Dune, and other Spaces. How Airplanes Fly. Please let me remind all of you--this material is copyrighted.
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The third description, which we are advocating here, we will call the Physical Description of lift. The popular explanation of lift. 12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets, Spring 2002. Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics — Open Yale Courses. About the Course This course focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly: Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. Particular attention is paid to current projects that promise to improve our understanding significantly over the next few years. The course explores not just what is known, but what is currently not known, and how astronomers are going about trying to find out.
View class sessions » Course Structure This Yale College course, taught on campus twice per week for 50 minutes, was recorded for Open Yale Courses in Spring 2007. Course Materials. 21A.219 Law and Society, Spring 2003. STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science, Fall 2010. Just build them. Hacker Typer.