Element in science I re read often especially before I teach Earthuakes as there are some good sections on stress and strain A lot of it is the human aspect and historical in naturePretty good writer. Its scientific study is the human aspect and historical in naturePretty good writer. Its scientific study laboratory replication impose on our understanding of its mercurial ways the author extrapolates from "The History Of Science To "history of science to how we may someday learn to warn and protect the vulnerable populations on our small tempestuous planet Compelling and informative this book will find readers both in and outside of the scientific communi. Wonderfully written book very easy to understand for the most part Chapter 3 was a bit tough to get through and very very technical The main that this received 4 stars instead "Of 5 Is Simply. "5 is simply. From epidemics earthuakes to tornados and tidal waves the overwhelming power of nature never ceases to instill humankind with both terror and awe As natural disasters continue to claim human lives and leave destruction in their wake Perils of a Restless Planet examines our attempts to Understand And Anticipate Such and anticipate such Now available in paperback this hi. ,
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