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New in the collection (December 2021)

An overview of selected new books in Szilárd Library, with a word from their authors, reviewers and publishers

Bernoulli's Fallacy (Columbia University Press, 2021)

by Aubrey Clayton

Bernoulli’s Fallacy is the story of this mistaken idea of probability, how it became embedded in modern statistics, and the ramifications it has in science. Ranging across math, philosophy, and culture, this book explains why something has gone wrong with how we use data and how to fix it.

3D Imaging, Analysis and Applications (Springer, 2020)

edited by Yonghuai Liu, Nick Pears, Paul L. Rosin, Patrik Huber

Authored by 20 world-leading academics, second edition of this textbook illustrates the power of 3D imaging with detailed discussions and easily implementable algorithms for many real-world applications.

Extinctions (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

by Michael Hannah

Michael Hannah is questioning are we now entering a mass extinction event and what can mass extinctions in Earth’s history tell us about the Anthropocene. Analysis of the fossil record suggests that we still have some time to avert this disaster: but we must act now.

Freshney's Culture of Animal Cells (Willey-Blackwell, 2021)

by Amanda Capes-Davis and Ian R. Freshney

The eighth edition of Freshney’s Culture of Animal Cells is fully updated with IPSCS, CRISPR, organ-on-chip technologies, and topics like live-cell imaging, 3D culture, scale-up and automation, microfluidics, high-throughput screening, and toxicity testing.

Einstein’s Wife: The Real Story of Mileva Einstein-Marić (MIT Press, 2019)

by Allen Esterson and David C. Cassidy, with Ruth Lewin Sime

Throughout history Albert Einstein’s first wife, Mileva Marić, was practically written out of the great physicist’s story. Later she was credited as a secret collaborator on his most famous theories. The authors aim to set the record straight in this compelling biography.

The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2020)

by Timothy R. Clark

This book is hands-on guide that shows how leaders can build psychological safety in their organizations. The principle pattern is based on facts that human beings want to be included and they want to learn, contribute and challenge the status quo when they believe things need to change.