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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“hans rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.”
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
The oxford advanced learner’s dictionary is the world’s bestselling advanced level dictionary for learners of english. Now in its 10th edition, the oxford advanced learner’s dictionary, or oald, is your complete guide to learning english vocabulary with definitions that learners can understand
හිරු, සඳු, තරු ඇතුළු ආකාශ වස්තූන් රැසක් පිරි අභ්යවකාශය පිළිබඳ දරුවන් උදෙසා සරල බසින් ලියැවුණු කෘතියකි. කෘතියටම ගැලපෙන වර්ණ රටාවකින්, ඔප කඩදාසියේ මුද්රණය කොට තිබේ. නාසා ආයතනයෙන් උපුටා ගත් අභ්යවකාශය පිළිබඳ තොරතුරුවලින් මේ කෘතිය සම්පාදනය කොට ඇත.BUY EBOOK VERSION
This dictionary contains more than 24,000 entries, related phrases, idioms, derivatives and words with irregular forms, and more than 200 illustrations. Like our other bilingual dictionaries, this has been specially compiled for learners of english, teachers, translators and general readers.
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.
Now in its 99th edition, philip’s modern school atlas is an essential reference work for secondary education (14-18 year-olds), suitable for key stage 4, gcse, a-level and international schools. The contents are divided into sections for ease of use, with each page colour-coded for rapid reference.
Bill bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can’t contain his curiosity about the world around him. A short history of nearly everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the big bang to the rise of civilization – how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill bryson’s challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology.
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.
භාෂාවක් නිවැරදිව හැසිරවීම සඳහා ව්යාකරණ අවශ්යය. පැරණි භාෂාවක් වූ සිංහලයට ඇති පැරණි ව්යාකරණ ග්රන්ථය සිදත් සඟරාවයි. මෙය ශ්රී ලාංකික විද්වතුන්ගේ නොමද ගෞරවයට පාත්ර වූ ග්රන්ථයකි. සිංහල වියරණ උගැන්මෙහි ලා සිදත් සඟරාව අත්යවශ්යම වූ කෘතියක් බව නොරහසකි.
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.
A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes is a popular-science book on cosmology by english physicist stephen hawking. It was first published in 1988. Hawking wrote the book for readers without prior knowledge of physics and people who are just interested in learning something new.