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BITS | NEW RELEASE
The English edition of the Italian essay Le macchine molecolari by Alberto Credi and Vincenzo Balzani has been released in the Bits series. The design and construction of machines and motors of molecular size is a stimulating scientific challenge and a primary objective of nanotechnology. Although these tiny devices are not yet part of our everyday life, we are approaching a new industrial revolution that opens up new perspectives.
The publication is available as a paperback for purchase online, and in pdf format, which can be downloaded free of charge. The publication will soon be available in the enhanced digital edition.
The new essay L’Uomo e il Cosmo (The Mankind and the Cosmos) by Paola Focardi has been released in the Bytes series. The author guides us on a short journey through that branch of science that has made us “infinitely small”, from the first mythical-religious representations of the universe to the birth of astronomy as a science and instrumental observations.
The new publication Adorare Aten. Testi dalla corte del faraone Akhenaten (title’s translation: Worship Aten. Texts from the court of the Pharaoh Akhenaten) by Marco Zecchi, has been released in the Bytes series. An overview on the religious policy of a unique ruler, with a rich Appendix of texts newly translated from the hieroglyphic originals.
The new publication Nicholas Brown and the Roman revolution of 1848 / e la rivoluzione romana del 1848, by David I. Kertzer, has been released in the Bytes series. The significant and proactive role of the only official representative of the U.S. government in Rome at the time of the Roman revolution of 1848. The essay is completed with a selection of letters from Brown’s correspondence.
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