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  1. How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises Sale

    How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises

    John Keyser
    4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $49.95 $269.95 $49.95$269.95
    Programming is an eminently learnable skill that gives you unrivalled problem-solving power you can apply in all areas of life. It’s also a fun, creative activity that provides insight into how we control the devices that influence virtually every aspect of our lives. The 24 engaging and information-rich lessons of How to Program teach you one of the world’s most accessible and powerful computer languages,...
  2. Understanding Modern Electronics

    Understanding Modern Electronics

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Electronic devices are fundamental to our global economy, improve our lives immeasurably, and underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Yet very few of us have any idea of how electronic devices actually work. In fact, these increasingly complex devices operate on a few basic principles that are both fascinating and easy to understand. Now, in 24 clear and accessible lectures, award-winning Professor of...
  3. Do-It-Yourself Engineering

    Do-It-Yourself Engineering

    Stephen Ressler
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler of West Point, this course conducts you through 17 thrilling engineering projects that you can build at home—from a suspension bridge across a small stream to a low-altitude sounding rocket. Dr. Ressler walks you through the entire process, from design to build to test, showing you how to think like an engineer in approaching any problem.
  4. The Science of Flight

    The Science of Flight

    James W. Gregory
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Taught by Professor James Gregory of Ohio State University, with commentary by Smithsonian curators and examples from the National Air and Space Museum, this course is a treasure trove for all who wonder where lift comes from, how a pilot flies a plane, what air traffic controllers do, and many other things about flight, including how rockets and orbits work. Extensive graphics make the concepts clear.
  5. Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life

    Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life

    Stephen Ressler
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (202)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $384.95 $334.95$384.95
    Get a field guide to the engineering marvels of the everyday world all around you. Discover the remarkable technologies that enable our way of life—masterpieces of engineering that have been so beautifully integrated into the fabric of modern civilization that we often take them for granted. Explore the workings of the fascinating buildings, devices, and public utilities that we use almost every minute of the day.
  6. Nuclear Physics Explained

    Nuclear Physics Explained

    Lawrence Weinstein
    4.1 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Taught by Professor Lawrence Weinstein of Old Dominion University, this course explains the science, history, hazards, applications, and latest advances in nuclear physics. You learn the principles of radioactivity, how nuclear bombs and reactors work, the uses of radiation for cancer treatment and medical imaging, what makes some forms of radiation dangerous, plus you tour a linear accelerator.
  7. Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity Sale

    Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (315)
    Save up to $195.00 Starting at $39.95 $254.95 $39.95$254.95
    Experience the engineering genius that makes works such as the Giza pyramids, Brunelleschi's dome, and the Brooklyn Bridge possible with Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity. Delivered by award-winning Professor Stephen Ressler, these 24 lectures take you on a richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey...
  8. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (181)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Famed for great thinkers, poets, artists, and leaders, ancient Greece and Rome were also home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders—impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. Now, in Understanding...
  9. Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe Sale

    Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe

    Jeffrey C. Grossman
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Save up to $210.00 Starting at $39.95 $269.95 $39.95$269.95
    Thermodynamics is the branch of science that deals with the movement of heat. Nothing seems simpler, but nothing is more subtle and wide-ranging in its effects. And nothing has had a more profound impact on the development of modern civilization. Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe gives you an in-depth tour of this vital and fascinating science in 24 enthralling lectures that are suitable for everyone...
  10. Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

    Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Starting at $99.95 Starting at $99.95 $219.95 $99.95$219.95
    Virtually every aspect of global civilization now depends on interconnected cyber systems to operate; systems that have helped advance medicine, streamline everyday commerce, and so much more. Which makes keeping these systems safe from threat one of the most pressing problems we face. Now, in the 18 lectures of Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare, delivered by cybersecurity expert Paul...
  11. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Tim Chartier
    3.6 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    From science to sales, from sociology to sports, data analytics is unraveling the fascinating secrets hidden in numbers, patterns, relationships, and information of every kind. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World introduces you to the key concepts, methods, and accomplishments of this versatile approach to problem solving. See the big picture of big data, and the crucial role of data analytics in...
  12. The Cathedral Sale

    The Cathedral

    William R. Cook
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (127)
    Save up to $205.00 Starting at $34.95 $254.95 $34.95$254.95
    Tour the world's most captivating cathedrals from the comfort of your own home with these 24 lavishly illustrated lectures by Professor William R. Cook. An exciting, immersive, and multidimensional learning experience, The Cathedral brings you closer to cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and those in Amiens, Chartres, and Canterbury than any on-site tour could hope to do. With high-definition 3-D modeling and...
  13. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Energy is the engine that fuels civilization. To comprehend the issues surrounding energy production, distribution, and consumption in the 21st century, you need to understand the science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable, unbiased source to give you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions. This course imparts essential information for any well-informed citizen of the world.
  14. Chaos Sale

    Chaos

    Steven Strogatz
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
    Save up to $205.00 Starting at $34.95 $254.95 $34.95$254.95
    Chaos theory-the study of the behavior of sensitive systems over time-affects nearly every field of human knowledge, from the arts to zoology. Journey with Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz to the heart of this revolutionary field and discover new ways to think about the world. From the surprising tale of how chaos theory was discovered, to the ways it can help us solve mysteries like the nature of...
  15. Physics in Your Life Sale

    Physics in Your Life

    Richard Wolfson
    4.7 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Save up to $305.00 Starting at $49.95 $374.95 $49.95$374.95
    Why does a curveball curve? Why does ice float? How do CDs and DVDs work? Why don't your legs break when you jump off a chair? What keeps a moving bicycle from falling over? These questions involve physical principles that relate not only to interesting aspects of our daily lives, but also explain fundamental features of reality. In this DVD-only course, filled with hands-on demonstrations, you explore the physics...
  16. The Nature of Matter: Understanding the Physical World

    The Nature of Matter: Understanding the Physical World

    David W. Ball
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    Discover how the immense variety of matter—stars, mountains, plants, people—is made by a limited number of elements that combine in simple ways. In the engaging lectures of The Nature of Matter, no scientific background is needed to appreciate everyday miracles like a bouncing rubber ball or water’s astonishing power to dissolve. Knowledge of materials drives the development of civilization. Where will we go...
  17. The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

    The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.6 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    The technological advances of the 21st century have brought both benefits and new questions about privacy and civil liberties. Around the globe, governments and corporations are capturing and analyzing vast quantities of information. Uncover how they gather and use the data, and explore the tension between security and freedom. Get the facts to make your own reasonable choices—and step toward an empowered future.
  18. Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

    Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

    W. Bernard Carlson
    3.9 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at $319.95 Starting at $319.95 $374.95 $319.95$374.95
    From prehistoric times to the 21st century, inventions have changed the world, enabling humans to produce more food and energy and to establish social order and cultural meaning. In fact, great inventions have marked a number of key turning points in human history, transforming society and our daily lives. Now you can learn the remarkable stories surrounding such monumental inventions—and how consequential...
  19. Robotics

    Robotics

    John Long
    3.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Robots are real. They’re all around you. And they’re transforming your life. The future of civilization depends on collaborative robotics: humans and machines working together. With in-studio robot demonstrations and other amazing visual aids, Robotics demystifies the world of robots and provides a comprehensive introduction to these intelligent machines. This course is your passport to an astonishing new...
  20. Fundamentals of Sustainable Living

    Fundamentals of Sustainable Living

    Lonnie A. Gamble
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    Energy and resource conservation are a priority for everyone. Sustainability is not about doing without. It’s about doing more with less and meeting our needs without diminishing the ability of future generations to meet theirs. Fundamentals of Sustainable Living reveals how you can participate in the sustainability revolution. Over 12 practical and inspiring lectures, learn strategies to reduce your cost of...