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J. Peder Zane

J. Peder Zane is an assistant professor of journalism and mass communications at St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is an award-winning columnist who has worked for the New York Times and the News & Observer (Raleigh). He has edited and contributed to two books, Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Reading and The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books.

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Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2013
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74434-0 (0-307-74434-5)

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution of these and many other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape and structure...

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Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Doubleday | Hardcover | January 2012
$27.95/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-53461-1 (0-385-53461-2)

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the Constructal Law, accounts for the evolution of these and all other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape... Read more





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