Cet ouvrage présente, sans aucune équation, les 50 lois, principes et théories qui fondent la physique classique et moderne. Sur quatre pages, agrémentée d'anecdotes historiques et de petits schémas très clairs, chaque section peut se lire indépendamment des autres et ne nécessite aucun prérequis en mathématiques.
Quel âge a l'Univers ? Comment est-il né ? Qu'est-ce que la matière noire ? Les lois de la physique sont-elles universelles ? y-a-t-il de la vie sur Mars ? Y-a-t-il d'autres univers ? Sans équation, ce petit cours présente les 50 idées clé pour comprendre l'Univers. Sur 4 pages, agrémentées d'anecdotes historiques et de petits schémas très clairs, chaque section peut se lire indépendamment des autres et ne nécessite aucun prérequis en mathématiques.
Reissue of Chet Baker Quintette - Chet Baker Quintette, released in 1963 on Crown Records. Chet Baker was a primary exponent of the West Coast school of cool jazz in the early and mid-'50s. As a trumpeter, he had a generally restrained, intimate playing style and he attracted attention beyond jazz for his photogenic looks and singing. Baker earned much attention and critical praise through the 1950s, particularly for albums featuring his vocals (Chet Baker Sings, It Could Happen to You). Jazz historian Dave Gelly described the promise of Baker's early career as "James Dean, Sinatra, and Bix, rolled into one." His well-publicized drug habit also drove his notoriety and fame; Baker was in and out of jail frequently before enjoying a career resurgence in the late 1970s and '80s.
Night Ark is a group that draws from so many fields of music it proves difficult to label. Many (but not all) of the instruments featured on this release originated in the Middle East; leader Ara Dinkjian's specialty is the oud, but he also occasionally plays guitar and piano, along with the less-familiar canoon and cumbus. The music includes exotic originals by the group, each of which merits repeated listening.
For much of the last two decades of his life, Chet Baker seemed to go in the studios so often that one never knew what to expect. The results were a crapshoot, depending on whether or not Baker was suffering the effects of his drug addiction at the time. Fortunately, his friendship with Chicago-based pianist Bradley Young in the early 1980s gave the younger man an opportunity to sit in with the trumpeter. As a result, Young impulsively suggested a record date during a return engagement in 1986, which Baker accepted, though everything had to come together quickly within two days, including finding a studio and assembling a band. Oddly enough, everything works, from the fine rhythm section…