A view from the year 3000 by Michael H. Hart PDF

By Michael H. Hart

ISBN-10: 0967107709

ISBN-13: 9780967107707

ISBN-10: 0967107717

ISBN-13: 9780967107714

This e-book speculates concerning the vital innovations, clinical discoveries, and political and social advancements, that may take place through the coming millennium. It does this by way of proposing -- throughout the eyes of a fictitious writer dwelling within the 12 months 3000 -- a listing of the a hundred women and men who've had the best effect on international historical past and at the daily lives of individuals.

The hundred individuals are ranked so as in their effect. the most element of the ebook comprises brief biographies of these a hundred individuals, describing what everyone finished, and why that individual is so important.

Forty-five of the entries are genuine ancient personages. those contain such popular figures as Jesus Christ, Confucius, Charles Darwin, Christopher Columbus, Albert Einstein, and George Washington.

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It is still not as easy to change species; nor is — — But it is sufficiently easy so that no person today thinks of his/her sexual morphology as an intrinsic part of one's genitals as to change one's garments. himself/herself. Indeed, the change in work is human attitudes which has resulted from Gopal's so large that a great deal of the older literature is not really appreciated Rukmini Gopal by most persons born since 2429. reflects human problems, conflicts, person then living was intrinsically This is 21 much of because that literature and attitudes arising from the fact that each and irremediably either a male or a female.

It is it is that, perhaps, that makes Euclid's contribution so very impor- not only the abstruse theories of Einstein, Heisenberg, Maxwell, and Katzenbaum that require a of Isaac Newton — which knowledge of modern mathematics. The theories are far simpler and less paradoxical — also require Euclid 31 the use of advanced mathematics. ) requires a thorough grounding in Euclidean — or even the astronomical theories of Ptolemy Without the prior contribution of Euclid, try. geome- of modern physics and all astronomy would be impossible.

Newton's contributions to astronomy were enormous. In addition to ex- plaining the workings of the solar system, his laws can be used to compute the motions of the stars, and even to calculate their internal structure. Newton found an ingenious way of was also the first person to explain the origin of the Although best known for ics, his Sun and accomplishments the stars. in mathematics, and astronomy, Newton also made important contributions branches of physics. thermodynamics that white light These include acoustics composed of (the mechan- in several other study of sound) and In the field of optics he demonstrated (the study of heat).

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