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Philip Ball is a freelance writer who lives in London. He worked for over twenty years as an editor for Nature, writes regularly in the scientific and popular media, and has authored many books on the interactions of the sciences, the arts, and the wider culture, including, most recently, Serving näytä lisää the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler, also published by the University of Chicago Press. näytä vähemmän

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Nature's patterns : a tapestry in three parts : Branches (2009) — Tekijä — 128 kappaletta
The Water Kingdom (2016) 107 kappaletta
The Sun and Moon Corrupted (2008) 18 kappaletta
Cuántica (2018) 10 kappaletta
Active Shooter Survival Manual (2015) 3 kappaletta

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Syntymäaika
1962
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male
Kansalaisuus
UK
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England, UK
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London, England, UK
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University of Oxford
University of Bristol
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science writer
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Nature (editor)

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Brimful of facts, the book enhances our understanding of colors, color perception and production, drawing and history of art in general. It portrays interesting intertwinement of painting techniques development and 'hardware' available for artists at various points in history.

I found it impossible to read without an Internet access available around. Despite a number of illustrations the author constantly refers (and for good reasons) to a yet greater number of works. Thus it is more rewarding - both estethically and cognitively - to check those paintings to better understand the points made by this brilliant author.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Den85 | 10 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 3, 2024 |
Ampio, approfondito e ambizioso. Ball riesce molto bene a informare, analizzare e ipotizzare, in modo diverso - e con difficoltà e astrazione crescente - procedendo dai primi capitoli basati sulla comprensione del linguaggio musicale e della sua armonia verso gli ultimi, dove il cosiddetto linguaggio musicale è esposto in quanto tale a una comparazione con linguaggi più propriamente intesi - in primis quello verbale - che apre a una raccolta di riflessioni illustri che risultano interessanti spesso proprio perché ardite e arbitrarie. In tutto ciò, il filo rosso della musica come istinto attraversa l'intero libro, ponendosi come ulteriore spunto ambizioso che, con tutte le difficoltà interpretative che presenta, non può che affascinare e far apprezzare l'impresa di ricerca e scrittura di Ball.… (lisätietoja)
 
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d.v. | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 16, 2023 |
As to be expected from Philip Ball, a solid book that captures both the science and beauty of chemistry. Highly recommended!

Thanks to MIT Press for access to a digital ARC via NetGalley.
 
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