Regular price: $6.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
OR
In Cart

Publisher's Summary

This edition of Scientific American for November 2004 features a cover story about Black Hole Computers, in which black holes are recast as the ultimate data-processors. The second article examines historical events to show that planetary climate destabilization can lead to disastrous changes in seasonal temperatures. A third article delves into the effects of music on humans, as scientists piece together what happens in the brains of listeners and musicians. The final article examines changes in the physics field that are forcing the microchip industry to redesign its most lucrative products.
Want more Scientific American? You can listen to previous issues by clicking on archives under periodicals.
©2004 Scientific American

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 4.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    1
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Performance

  • out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Story

  • out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
No Reviews are Available