Sacred Geometry


Author: Miranda Lundy
Publisher: Gardners Books
ISBN: 9781904263043
Category: Science
Page: 58
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Sacred geometry is one of the oldest subjects on Earth, from the great Pyramid to Gothic Architecture to modern design, certain timeless and universal principles have been studied, contemplated and put to use. This book covers the golden section, two-dimensional grids and more.

Sacred Number


Author: Miranda Lundy
Publisher: Wooden
ISBN: 9781904263449
Category: Numerology
Page: 58
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Beautifully illustrated with many old engravings as well as contemporary imagery, "Sacred Number" covers basic counting systems and the widespread use of 20 important numbers from major religious texts; the importance of astronomy, geometry, and music to number quality; and how numbers affect architecture.

Quadrivium

The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology
Author: Miranda Lundy,Anthony Ashton,Jason Martineau,Daud Sutton,John Martineau
Publisher: Walker
ISBN: 9780802778130
Category: Science
Page: 416
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The quadrivium—the classical curriculum—comprises the four liberal arts of number, geometry, music, and cosmology. It was studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of glimpsing the nature of reality. Geometry is number in space; music is number in time; and comology expresses number in space and time. Number, music, and geometry are metaphysical truths: life across the universe investigates them; they foreshadow the physical sciences. Quadrivium is the first volume to bring together these four subjects in many hundreds of years. Composed of six successful titles in the Wooden Books series—Sacred Geometry, Sacred Number, Harmonograph, The Elements of Music, Platonic & Archimedean Solids, and A Little Book of Coincidence—it makes ancient wisdom and its astonishing interconnectedness accessible to us today. Beautifully produced in six different colors of ink, Quadrivium will appeal to anyone interested in mathematics, music, astronomy, and how the universe works.

Anam Ċara

das Buch der keltischen Weisheit
Author: John O'Donohue,Ditte Bandini,Giovanni Bandini
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783423346399
Category:
Page: 253
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Liebe und Mathematik

Im Herzen einer verborgenen Wirklichkeit
Author: Edward Frenkel
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662434210
Category: Mathematics
Page: 317
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Pyramiden von Montauk

Erforschungen des Bewußtseins
Author: Preston B. Nichols,Peter Moon
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783895392726
Category:
Page: 313
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Sacred Geometry


Author: Miranda Lundy
Publisher: Wooden Books
ISBN: 1912706024
Category: Art
Page: 64
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Is there a secret visual language all around us? What’s so special about the shape of the Great Pyramid? Why is there something so sixy about circles? How many ways can you tile the plane? Lavishly illustrated by the author, this enchanting small introduction to one of the oldest and most widely-used ancient traditions on Earth will forever change the way you look at a triangle, arch, window, fabric repeat, ceramic pattern, graphic design, painting, spiral or flower. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

Der geheime Code

die rätselhafte Formel, die Kunst, Natur und Wissenschaft bestimmt
Author: Priya Hemenway,Anita Weinberger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783836507080
Category: Golden section
Page: 203
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Near-Death Experiences, The Rest of the Story

What They Teach Us About Living and Dying and Our True Purpose
Author: P.M.H. Atwater
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
ISBN: 9781612830841
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 304
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Real-life stories of out-of-body experiences, encountering a special light, greeters from the afterlife, life reviews, tunnels, and 360-degree vision--are all part of this intriguing look at near-death experiences (NDEs) by one of the world’s noted authorities, P.M.H. Atwater. Atwater shares her amazing findings, based on her sessions with more than 4,000 adults and children and over 40 years of research; a breathtaking culmination to a successful and controversial career. Atwater examines every aspect of the near-death phenomenon: from first-hand accounts of survivors experiencing flash forwards, waking up in morgues, and developing psychic abilities, to stunning cases of groups experiencing NDEs together. Atwater offers statistics from her findings to show the distinctive common patterns that people experience, as well as the common aftereffects and how it changed their lives. She also explores the physiological and spiritual changes that result from near-death experiences and looks at the connections between the NDE experience and what is often called “enlightenment." Near Death Experiences not only provides a glimpse of what lies beyond the veil of our temporal existence, but points to what--or who--we really are and what we are meant to be.

Toys and American Culture: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia
Author: Sharon M. Scott
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313347999
Category: Social Science
Page: 418
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Tracing developments in toy making and marketing across the evolving landscape of the 20th century, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference guide to America's most popular playthings and the culture to which they belong. • Nearly 200 alphabetically arranged entries document the historical and cultural significance of toys • Cross-references and a listing of additional resources accompany each entry and encourage further investigation • Photographs and illustrations gathered from public and private collections across the country depict the entire century of America at play • A guide to related topics identifies the entries according to broader categories such as toys, designers, companies, museums, events, and organizations • A resource guide provides information for contacting American toy companies, accessing national toy museums, and attending annual toy festivals, and offers many avenues for pursuing further information about toys and American culture including books, scholarly journals, audio recordings, films, and websites

Sacred mirrors

die visionäre Kunst des Alex Grey
Author: Alex Grey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783939570240
Category:
Page: 75
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Nichtlineare Finite-Elemente-Analyse von Festkörpern und Strukturen


Author: René de Borst,Mike A. Crisfield,Joris J. C. Remmers,Clemens V. Verhoosel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527678026
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 587
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Echte Ingenieursprobleme sind intrinsisch nichtlinear. Kennnisse der nichtlinearen Finiten-Elemente-Analyse sind für Maschinenbauer, Bauingenieure und Werkstofftechniker daher unabdingbar. Mit ihrer Hilfe lassen sich mechanische Festigkeitsberechnungen durchführen, zeit- und kostenintensive Tests bei der Produktentwicklung werden so reduziert. Didaktisch schlüssig vom Modell und dessen theoretischer Durchdringung bis zum Algorithmus und dessen praktischer Implementierung bietet dieses Buch eine Einführung in die nichtlineare Finite-Elemente-Analyse ? leicht zugänglich, kompakt und auf die technische Ausrichtung fokussiert: - mathematische und kontinuumsmechanische Grundlagen, Lösungstechniken für nichtlineare Probleme in der statischen und dynamischen Analyse - erste Einblicke in geometrische Nichtlinearitäten - Schädigung, Plastizität und zeitabhängige Nichtlinearitäten - Plastizität von Balken, Bögen und Schalen - elastische und elastoplastische Finite-Elemente-Analyse großer Dehnungen - Einführung in moderne Diskretisierungskonzepte Hilfreich fürs Bestehen von Prüfungen sind die Beispiele im frei erhältlichen Finite-Elemente-Code auf Python?-Basis. Das dazugehörige Hintergrundwissen macht den User mit den Möglichkeiten und Grenzen moderner Finite-Elemente-Software vertraut. Der ideale Einstieg in die nichtlineare Finite-Elemente-Analyse für Studenten und Praktiker ? mit so viel Mathematik wie nötig und so vielen realen Ingenieursproblemen wie möglich. Mit Beispielen im Finite-Elemente-Code auf Python?-Basis unter: www.wiley-vch.de

Sacred Mathematics

Japanese Temple Geometry
Author: Hidetoshi Fukagawa,Tony Rothman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691127453
Category: Art
Page: 348
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Between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries Japan was totally isolated from the West by imperial decree. During that time, a unique brand of homegrown mathematics flourished, one that was completely uninfluenced by developments in Western mathematics. People from all walks of life--samurai, farmers, and merchants--inscribed a wide variety of geometry problems on wooden tablets called sangaku and hung them in Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines throughout Japan. Sacred Mathematics is the first book published in the West to fully examine this tantalizing--and incredibly beautiful--mathematical tradition. Fukagawa Hidetoshi and Tony Rothman present for the first time in English excerpts from the travel diary of a nineteenth-century Japanese mathematician, Yamaguchi Kanzan, who journeyed on foot throughout Japan to collect temple geometry problems. The authors set this fascinating travel narrative--and almost everything else that is known about temple geometry--within the broader cultural and historical context of the period. They explain the sacred and devotional aspects of sangaku, and reveal how Japanese folk mathematicians discovered many well-known theorems independently of mathematicians in the West--and in some cases much earlier. The book is generously illustrated with photographs of the tablets and stunning artwork of the period. Then there are the geometry problems themselves, nearly two hundred of them, fully illustrated and ranging from the utterly simple to the virtually impossible. Solutions for most are provided. A unique book in every respect, Sacred Mathematics demonstrates how mathematical thinking can vary by culture yet transcend cultural and geographic boundaries.

Ich, Eleanor Oliphant

Roman
Author: Gail Honeyman
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732539695
Category: Fiction
Page: 525
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Wie Eleanor Oliphant die Liebe suchte und sich selbst dabei fand Eleanor Oliphant ist anders als andere Menschen. Eine Pizza bestellen, mit Freunden einen schönen Tag verbringen, einfach so in den Pub gehen? Für Eleanor undenkbar! Und das macht ihr Leben auf Dauer unerträglich einsam. Erst als sie sich verliebt, wagt sie sich zaghaft aus ihrem Schneckenhaus - und lernt dabei nicht nur die Welt, sondern auch sich selbst noch einmal neu kennen. Mit ihrem Debüt "Ich, Eleanor Oliphant" ist Gail Honeyman ein anrührender Roman mit einer unvergesslichen Hauptfigur gelungen. Ihre erfrischend schräge Sicht auf die Dinge zeigt uns, was im Leben wirklich zählt. Liebe. Hoffung. Ehrlichkeit. Und vor allen Dingen die Freundschaft. "Absolut mitreißend." Jojo Moyes