The science commentator author of the best-selling Fuzzy Thinking presents a scientific history of noise for general readers, defining noise as an unaesthetic signal that occurs at every level of the universe that has made significant contributions in each period from the ice age to the information age. 20, 000 first printing.... live a life full of noise-induced stress- even before the invention of the iPod and ever more powerful car stereo speakers. ... This has led to increasing calls for boats to install signaling devices on their bows to help these would-be mermaids anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2006-08-17|