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The Midas Code

The Midas Code

  • Author: Boyd Morrison
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0748119388
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 416
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Top army engineer Tyler Locke is given a mysterious ancient manuscript. Written in Greek, it initially seems indecipherable. But with the help of classics scholar Stacy Benedict, Locke comes to understand that this manuscript could provide the clues to the greatest riches known to mankind - the legendary treasure of King Midas. However, there are others who are also hot on the trail - and it rapidly becomes a race against time to crack a code that is both fiendishly difficult and potentially deadly.... A sweeping, gripping read, The Midas Code blends fascinating incidents from myth and legend with a modern plot that will have you guessing to the very last page.

Information Handling in Astronomy - Historical Vistas

Information Handling in Astronomy - Historical Vistas

  • Author: Andre Heck
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0306480808
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 298
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This book offers a unique review of how astronomical information handling (in the broad sense) evolved in the course of the 20th century, and especially during its second half. It will be very useful for researchers, teachers, editors, publishers, librarians, computer scientists, sociologists of science, research planners and strategists, project managers, public-relations officers, plus those in charge of astronomy-related organizations, as well as by students aiming at a career in astronomy or related space science.

Digital Sound Processing for Music and Multimedia

Digital Sound Processing for Music and Multimedia

  • Author: Ross Kirk,Andy Hunt
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1136116389
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 334
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Provides an introduction to the nature, synthesis and transformation of sound which forms the basis of digital sound processing for music and multimedia. Background information in computer techniques is included so that you can write computer algorithms to realise new processes central to your own musical and sound processing ideas. Finally, material is inlcuded to explain the way in which people contribute to the development of new kinds of performance and composition systems. Key features of the book include: · Contents structured into free-standing parts for easy navigation · `Flow lines' to suggest alternative paths through the book, depending on the primary interest of the reader. · Practical examples are contained on a supporting website. Digital Sound Processing can be used by anyone, whether from an audio engineering, musical or music technology perspective. Digital sound processing in its various spheres - music technology, studio systems and multimedia - are witnessing the dawning of a new age. The opportunities for involvement in the expansion and development of sound transformation, musical performance and composition are unprecedented. The supporting website (www.york.ac.uk/inst/mustech/dspmm.htm) contains working examples of computer techniques, music synthesis and sound processing.

Library Materials Cost Studies in ARL Libraries

Library Materials Cost Studies in ARL Libraries

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Association of Research Libr
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Academic libraries
  • Page: 121
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The Midas Flesh

The Midas Flesh

  • Author: Ryan North
  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • ISBN: 1613983093
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Page: 112
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We've all heard of the Midas touch. You know, the Greek myth about the man who did a number on himself by wishing for everything he touched to turn to gold? Well, you haven't heard everything.

Euro-Par'96 - Parallel Processing

Euro-Par'96 - Parallel Processing

Second International Euro-Par Conference, Lyon, France, August 26-29, 1996. Proceedings

  • Author: Luc Bouge,Pierre Fraigniaud,Anne Mignotte,Yves Robert
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9783540616276
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 931
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Content Description #Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Midas Touch

The Midas Touch

World Mythology in Bite-sized Chunks

  • Author: Mark Daniels
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
  • ISBN: 1782430792
  • Category: History
  • Page: 189
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This authoritative and fascinating introduction to the legends of history will reintroduce readers to the cyclopes, Minotaur and centaurs of the Ancient Greeks, as well as shedding light on the wider world of mythology. The Midas Touch includes a stunning array of fascinating tales and gets to grips with the ancient stories of Aboriginal, Sumerian, Egyptian, Mesoamerican, Maori, Greek, Roman, Indian, Norse and Japanese cultures, encompassing legends from the most diverse societies and the most ancient cultures from across the globe. In a concise yet comprehensive format, The Midas Touch is a wonderful evocation of the hugely entertaining stories and characters of mythology.

The Midas Deep

The Midas Deep

  • Author: John Brosnan
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 057509446X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 192
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In the darkest depths of the Pacific lies a new, underwater frontier, where only the brave or the desperate dare to tread... Experts from the West, to harvest rich minerals - and to spy. The Russians, to further their plans for global domination. A team of sadistic mercenaries hired to protect mammoth business interests. And a British journalist, Christopher Maine, in search of a story - and the sinister truth. Down on the ocean bed a giant submersible forages for hidden treasures. But then the forces of man and nature terrifyingly unleash disaster after disaster - until the survival of the world itself is at stake.

Midas Touch

Midas Touch

  • Author: Walter winward
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1416552103
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 336
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The Midas Legacy (Wilde/Chase 12)

The Midas Legacy (Wilde/Chase 12)

  • Author: Andy McDermott
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0755380835
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 496
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The twelfth in the fantastic Wilde/Chase series sees Nina trying to follow in her late mother's footsteps as she and husband Eddie search for King Midas' legacy. Fan Scott Mariani says that McDermott's adventure thrillers are full of 'action, adventure and mayhem aplenty'. if you read Cussler, Mariani or James Rollins you'll love this. A return to Atlantis The lost city has defined Nina Wilde's life. Her parents' obsession with Atlantis cost them their lives, but finding it brought Nina to her husband Eddie Chase and a series of archaeological treasures. A secret codex A decade later, the International Heritage Agency needs their help to locate the Secret Codex, an account of ancient Atlantean explorer Talonor's journeys, thought to be located in the dangerous underwater ruins of Atlantis. Unable to resist one more adventure, the couple join the mission. A king whose touch turns all to gold But when a long-lost relative reappears in Nina's life, asking her to use the Codex to find a hidden cave containing the secret of King Midas, she is unprepared for the devastation that follows. The promise of unlimited gold has aroused the greed of powerful and ruthless forces... and only Nina and Eddie stand in their way.