Fearsome Forces of Nature

  • Filename: fearsome-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9781406237931
  • Release Date: 2013-04-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Anita Ganeri
  • Publisher: Raintree

This series reveals examples of some of the most bizarre, amazing, and extreme events in the natural world. This book looks at fearsome forces of nature and considers what happens when earthquakes strike, volcanoes erupt, and geysers gush!

The Forces of Nature

  • Filename: the-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780898752182
  • Release Date: 2001-01-01
  • Number of pages: 348
  • Author: V. Grigoryev
  • Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

This book is a popular description of the unity of the forces of nature for the general reader.At present, all interactions between bodies in nature are through to be ultimately due to the interaction of elementary particles and involve only four types of forces: universal gravitation, or gravitational forces, electromagnetic forces, nuclear forces and the so-called weak interaction.This book describes the principal properties of these four types of force and their "sphere of action", that is, the part they play in diverse natural processes that range from galaxies to the atomic nucleus and the mutual transformations of elementary particles. It includes the latest achievements of physics and gives a picture of the unresolved problems that confront science today.

The Forces of Nature

  • Filename: the-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: NYPL:33433057753067
  • Release Date: 1873
  • Number of pages: 679
  • Author: Amédée Guillemin
  • Publisher:

Forces in Nature

  • Filename: forces-in-nature.
  • ISBN: 140420332X
  • Release Date: 2004-11-01
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Liz Sonneborn
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

Describes forces found in nature, including graviational force and electromagnetic force, and how they work.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 0521313929
  • Release Date: 1986-07-31
  • Number of pages: 175
  • Author: P. C. W. Davies
  • Publisher: CUP Archive

This is a new edition of Paul Davies' very highly regarded text on high-energy particle physics aimed at the scientifically educated general reader. Since the appearance of the first edition in 1979 there have been many major developments in the field, and the author has taken this opportunity to bring the text completely up to date. Paul Davies includes details of one of the most significant of these developments, the experimental discovery in 1983 of the W and Z intermediate vector bosons, and discusses the implications for the eventual unification of the four forces of nature. In addition to this, the discovery of the top and bottom quarks, the details and predictions of modern grand unified theories (GUTs), and the application of the results of high-energy physics to studies of the very early universe are all included.

Floods and Blizzards

  • Filename: floods-and-blizzards.
  • ISBN: 9781433392986
  • Release Date: 2009-08-01
  • Number of pages: 0
  • Author: William B. Rice
  • Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

Readers may list more differences than similarities when comparing floods and blizzards. But, they will discover they have one vital ingredient in common: water. Readers will learn the powerful forces of water as it pertains to floods and blizzards. They also discover that although these two forces of nature can cause difficulties for people, they are nature's way of cleaning up and re-nourishing the land.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780545237475
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Chana Stiefel
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Describes the many weather patterns and dangerous natural disasters that threaten the Earth, from high winds and thunderstorms to volcanoes and earthquakes, and explains how to prepare for a natural disaster.

Forces of nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 0021811695
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company
  • Publisher:


  • Filename: hurricanes.
  • ISBN: 9781433392979
  • Release Date: 2009-08-01
  • Number of pages: 0
  • Author: William B. Rice
  • Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

Hurricanes plague the tropics from June through November. Some years bring just a handful of storms. Other years, meteorologists run out of names because there are so many. Readers learn how and where these storms form and the dangers they pose to the land and people who live in Gulf and Atlantic coast regions.

Toyo Ito

  • Filename: toyo-ito.
  • ISBN: 9781616891633
  • Release Date: 2012-08-10
  • Number of pages: 143
  • Author: Jessie Turnbull
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books

The work of Japanese architect Toyo Ito explores the dynamic relationship between buildings and their environments. His principal focus is on developing an architecture free of the grid system, which he believes homogenizes people and their lives. Toyo Ito: Forces of Nature documents the architect's 2009 Kassler lecture at the Princeton University School of Architecture. Told primarily in Ito's own voice, the book features the edited lecture transcript, as well as an interview with the architect by Julian Worrall and a new translation of Ito's 1980 essay "The Projection of the 'Profane' World onto the 'Sacred.'" Projects illustrated in the book include: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (unbuilt), Taichung Opera House, Tama Art University Library, and Kakamigahara Crematorium. Bringing together different strands of a long and fruitful career, Toyo Ito: Forces of Nature concludes with an afterword by Ito that addresses the exhibition Home for All, a response to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters in March 2011.

Forces of Nature and Cultural Responses

  • Filename: forces-of-nature-and-cultural-responses.
  • ISBN: 9789400750005
  • Release Date: 2012-12-20
  • Number of pages: 216
  • Author: Katrin Pfeifer
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

How do and how did people perceive, manage and respond to natural disasters? How are the causes of natural disasters explained in history, how are they explained today? This volume investigates relationships between forces of nature and human culture in a multidisciplinary context bridging science and the humanities. Forces of nature and cultural responses is divided into four sections: (1) ball lightnings, (2) earthquakes and tsunamis, (3) volcanic eruptions and plagues, and (4) hurricanes and floodings. Specifically, Section 1 investigates theories and case studies of ball lightning phenomena. Section 2 includes a psychological study on the impact of earthquakes on academic performance, a study on tsunami vulnerability and recovery strategies in Thailand and a study on the social and economic aftermaths of a tsunami and a hurricane in Hawaii. Section 3 consists of a chapter on volcanic eruptions and plagues as well as cultural responses in Ancient Times and a study on contemporary vulnerability and resilience under chronic volcanic eruptions. Section 4 investigates the impact of hurricane Katrina on the current jazz scene in New Orleans and cultural responses to floodings in The Netherlands in Early Modern Times.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780008249335
  • Release Date: 2017-03-09
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Professor Brian Cox
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Sunday Times Bestseller How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?

The Finer Forces of Nature in Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Filename: the-finer-forces-of-nature-in-diagnosis-and-therapy.
  • ISBN: 0787309605
  • Release Date: 1998-01
  • Number of pages: 231
  • Author: George S. White
  • Publisher: Health Research Books

1929 Contents: Finer Forces of Nature; Foreword; Early Observations & Subsequent Findings; Polarity Health; Colors; Magnetic Energy; the Sympathetic-Vagal Reflex; Interference of Energy; One Finer Force of Nature; Diagnosing All Un-Health; The.

Forces in Nature

  • Filename: forces-in-nature.
  • ISBN: 099317986X
  • Release Date: 2015-11-13
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Hilton Als
  • Publisher:

Forces in Nature has been published to accompany an exhibition curated by celebrated US critic and author Hilton Als for Victoria Miro, London.The exhibition explores ideas of man in nature and includes works by Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Verne Dawson, Peter Doig, NS Harsha, Alice Neel, Chris Ofili, Celia Paul, Tal R, Sarah Sze, Kara Walker, and Francesca Woodman.Artists have long sought to represent man's insoluble relationship to the natural world. Forces in Nature questions the male form and its absence in paintings, photographs, drawings, film and installation.Does nature mean more to us when seen alongside the human form? Or do we understand a landscape or seascape more acutely when the form is absent? And how much of our understanding of nature is filtered through experiences of the modern world? Forces in Nature is not only a celebration of these questions but an examination of them.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780758276612
  • Release Date: 2013-05-07
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Cheris Hodges
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Crystal Hughes is mad as hell. . . No one is going to tear down the farmland that's been in her family since the turn of the century--certainly not multimillion dollar Welco Industries. And until Welco's president meets with her, Crystal will wage a fiery one-woman protest to prove it! But when he finally appears, Douglas Wellington III is far from the elderly curmudgeon she expected. . . Tall, lean, and fabulous, Douglas is in for a surprise of his own. Crystal's cafe au lait beauty takes his breath away. Still, if she had any sense, she'd realize his project will save the impoverished community. With battle lines drawn, Crystal issues Douglas a challenge: spend one week on the land he wants to destroy. He agrees, if only to be alone with her. But when nature takes over amid North Carolina's lush countryside, these two warriors just may discover what happens to even the best laid plans. . . "Count on Cheris Hodges to deliver a sassy, sexy romantic read." --Farrah Rochon, author of Always and Forever "This is a winning romance that readers will love." --RT Book Reviews on Too Hot For TV

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