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By Marlene Wagman-Geller

ISBN-10: 1492603066

ISBN-13: 9781492603061

Who acknowledged males get to monopolize the glory?

Discover the little identified girls who've positioned the world's alpha men at the map.

From precedent days to the current, males have got lots of the reliable ink. but status simply outdoors the highlight are the intense, and neglected, better halves and partners who're simply as instrumental in shaping the destinies in their famous—and infamous—men.

This witty, illuminating booklet finds the amazing tales of 40 appealing women, from Constance Lloyd (Mrs. Oscar Wilde) to Carolyn Adams (Mrs. Jerry Garcia), who've stood at the back of their mythical companions and helped to humanize them, usually on the expense in their personal careers, reputations, and happiness. via repute and its attendant ills—alcoholism, infidelity, psychological ailment, divorce, or even tried murder—these strong girls quietly propelled their males to the head and adjusted the process history.

Meet the untold half historical past, including:
•Alma Reville (Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock)
•Elena Diakonova (Mrs. Salvador Dali)
•Winifred Madikizela (Mrs. Nelson Mandela)
•Ann Charteris (Mrs. Ian Fleming, a.k.a. Mrs. James Bond)
•Ruth Alpern (Mrs. Bernie Maddoff)
•And 35 extra!

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En lugar de arrojar una piedra o disparar una bala podemos arrojar un objeto desde un vehículo en movimiento. Supongamos que dejamos caer una piedra desde la cima de un mástil de un buque impulsado mecánicamente que se mueve rápidamente (una galera impulsada a remo de la época de Galileo). En el momento de soltar la piedra tendrá esta la misma velocidad horizontal que el barco y así continuará moviéndose con esta velocidad horizontal después de haberla soltado, quedando todo el tiempo exactamente sobre la base del mástil.

Com George Gamow cosa hacia su amigo, usted no necesitará arrojarla con más fuerza en una dirección que en otra siempre que las circunstancias sean iguales, y saltando a lo largo usted llegará tan lejos en una dirección como en otra. Después de observar estas particularidades creo que nadie dudará que mientras el barco permanezca quieto, deben ocurrir de esta manera. Haced ahora que el barco se mueva con la velocidad que usted quiera, siempre que el movimiento sea uniforme y no oscile en esta dirección y en aquélla.

Así, pues, se puede trazar una elipse atando una cuerda a dos chinches en un cartón y moviendo el lápiz de tal manera que la cuerda siempre este tirante. De modo análogo una hipérbola es una serie de puntos para los cuales la diferencia de distancias de los dos focos es constante (Figura 8 a) lo que no suministra ninguna conveniente manera práctica de trazar esta curva. Figura 8. Las tres leyes de Keplero sobre el movimiento planetario. Analizando los datos de Tycho Brahe relativos a las posiciones de los planetas entre las estrellas, Keplero llegó a la conclusión de que todas las cosas se ajustarían mejor si se supusiera que todos los planetas recorren órbitas elípticas teniendo al Sol situado en uno de sus focos.

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