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A year after publishing the it and towards the celebration of Independance Day in America, the book of July is Civilization. How we all became Americans.
What constitutes a civilization, how does it evolve, what are its metamorphoses and its continuities? These are the questions that occupy Régis Debray and to which he seeks answers. Relying on Paul Valery, he questions the Western civilization, and takes it as an object of a study. In short, it could be said that the book Civilization. How we all became Americans, deals with American metamorphosis of European, or Western civilization. In addition, she is, in some cases, very instructive, some even say „pedagogical“, introduction to differentiating culture and civilization.
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How did physicists combine talent and technology to discover the Higgs boson, the last piece in our inventory of the subatomic world? How did the Higgs change our understanding of the universe? And now, nearly a decade after its detection, what comes next? Answering these questions, Ivo van Vulpen – a CERN particle physicist and member of the team behind the detection – invites us on a journey to the frontiers of our knowledge. Enjoy van Vulpen’s accessible explanation of the history of particle physics and of concepts like quantum mechanics and relativity—and ponder his inquiries regarding the search for new particles (to explain dark matter), a new force (to combine the existing fundamental forces), and new phenomena (undiscovered dimensions of space). This is a lively account of work ...Open