If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual steven pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
The book fleshes out wallace-wells’ original magazine piece in more detail, dovetailing into discussions surrounding various possibilities for earth’s future across a spectrum of predicted future temperature ranges. It argues that even with active intervention, the effects of climate change will have catastrophic impacts across multiple spheres: rising sea levels, extreme heat events, extinctions, disease outbreaks, fires, droughts, and increased geopolitical conflict, among others.
Pocket Oxford English Dictionary (South Asia Edition)
The pocket oxford english dictionary offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully edited from the evidence of the oxford english corpus, a databank of 21st century english, containing over 2 billion words.
Oxford Essential German Dictionary
Compact and handy german-english and english-german dictionary with up-to-date vocabulary. Over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. Includes sections on german verbs, irregular english verbs, and pronunciation help
සිංහල භාෂා ව්යාකරණය
මේ කෘතිය සිංහල භාෂා ව්යාකරණය හදාරන ශිෂ්යයන් උදෙසා ය. ඔවුනට අවශ්ය වන ව්යාකරණ මාතෘකා සියල්ලම පාහේ මෙහි ඇතුළත් ව ඇත. මෙහි කතුවර මහාචාර්ය ඩබ්ලිව්.එස්. කරුණාතිලක මහතා කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්යාලයේ වාග් විද්යා අංශාධිපති වශයෙන් කලක් සේවය කළේ ය.
The Grand Design
The grand design is a popular-science book written by physicists stephen hawking and leonard mlodinow and published by bantam books in 2010. The book examines the history of scientific knowledge about the universe and explains eleven-dimensional m-theory.
Oxford Mini Thesaurus
For anyone needing an affordable and easily portable thesaurus. Ideal for quick reference for home, work, or study.
ශ්රී ලංකා සිතියම් පොත
සිතියම් පොතක් යනු නිශ්චිත ප්රදේශයක භූවිෂමතාව දෙනෙත් ඉදිරියේ කැටි කර දක්වන අපූරු නිමැවුමකි. මේ ශ්රී ලංකා සිතියම් පොතින් භූ ලක්ෂණ සිතියම්, දේශගුණික, ආර්ථික ප්රවාහන කලාප දැක්වෙන සිතියම් ඇතුළු සිතියම් කරණයට අදාල සියලු තොරතුරු අන්තර්ගත වේ. ආදර්ශ සිතියම් ද සහිතව ඔප කඩදාසියේ කල්පවතින නිමාවකින් යුක්තව සම්පාදනය කොට තිබේ.
Oxford Mini Dictionary & Thesaurus
This small dictionary and thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms based on evidence from the oxford english corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of english.
This Idea Is Brilliant
What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known? That is the question john brockman, publisher of the acclaimed science salon edge.org (“the world’s smartest website”—the guardian), presented to 205 of the world’s most influential thinkers from across the intellectual spectrum—award-winning physicists, economists, psychologists, philosophers, novelists, artists, and more. From the origins of the universe to the order of everyday life, this idea is brilliant takes readers on a tour of the bold, exciting, and underappreciated scientific concepts that will enrich every mind.
Oxford English-English Tamil Dictionary
An authoritative dictionary for students, teachers, translators and general readers includes over 50,000 entries and related phrases and idioms includes over 200 illustrations covers a wide range of scientific and technical vocabulary lists words relevant to the indian subcontinent gives accurate pronunciation in english provides detailed meanings and synonyms in english and tamil includes detailed notes on english grammar, vocabulary and usage
Unlocking the Universe
Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Or what it takes to put humans on the moon – or even on mars? What would you do if you could travel through space and time? Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautiful collection of up-to-the-minute essays mind-blowing facts and out-of-this-world colour photographs, by the world’s leading scientists including professor stephen hawking himself, curated by the brilliant lucy hawking.
Compact Oxford Italian Dictionary
The compact oxford italian dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary italian and english. Includes all essential italian and english words, based on findings from the oxford languages tracker
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