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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [more]

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Linking the little things - the unexpected pinkness of blueberry jam or the way the air smells before it rains - with the... [more]

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Time Travel

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Time Travel

James Gleick

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins,... [more]

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein,... [more]

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Einstein: A Biography

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Einstein: A Biography

Jurgen Neffe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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In Einstein: A Biography, Jurgen Neffe presents a clear and probing portrait of the man behind the myth. He recounts Einstein's... [more]

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

Robert J. Baston

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Geared toward students of physics and mathematics; presupposes no familiarity with twistor theory. A huge amount of information,... [more]

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg, David G. Fridley

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Beginning with a comprehensive overview of our current energy system, the author's survey issues of energy supply and demand... [more]

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Physics of the Piano

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Physics of the Piano

Nicholas J. Giordano

Music; Keyboard instruments; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics)

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A central quest in the study of musical instruments is to understand why the sound of the 'same' note depends greatly on the... [more]

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Liquid Crystals: The Science and Art of a Fluid Form

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Liquid Crystals: The Science and Art of a Fluid Form

Esther Leslie

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics)

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Liquid crystal is a curious phase of matter. It has the ability at once to flow, like water, and to refract, like ice. It... [more]

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Mensuration & systems of measurement; Physics; Engineering measurement & calibration

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This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application... [more]

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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66 million years ago, a ten-mile-wide object from outer space hurtled into the Earth at incredible speed and destroyed the... [more]

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

Frank Wilczek

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work... [more]

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Logic of Machines and Structures

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Logic of Machines and Structures

Paul Sandori

Mathematics & Sciences; Dynamics & statics; Mathematical physics

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This study focuses on statics' original simplicity as an exercise in logic, without resort to extensive mathematical detail.... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Gravity

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An elegant and entertaining account explaining the strange history of the (non-existent) Planet Vulcan, which confounded the... [more]

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Treatise on Advanced Calculus

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Treatise on Advanced Calculus

Philip Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; Mathematical physics

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This classic offers a comprehensive logical treatment that concentrates on theory rather than on techniques and applications,... [more]

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-both... [more]

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

Gavin Hesketh

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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The search for the fundamental nature of reality [more]

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

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Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time

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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That...

Jimena Canales

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Relativity physics

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On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson's... [more]

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Gauge Field Theories: Spin One and Spin Two: 100 Years After General Relativity

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Gauge Field Theories: Spin One and Spin Two: 100 Years After General Relativity...

Gunter Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Examination of appropriate formulation of quantum gauge invariance covers free fields, causal perturbation theory, spin-1... [more]

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13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

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13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution...

Colin Stuart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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An exploration of space and time and a journey of discovery, through 13 of the most fascinating Christmas Lectures given at... [more]

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Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics

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Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics

Arthur Webster

Mathematics & Sciences; Differential calculus & equations; Mathematical physics

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A classic treatise on partial differential equations, this comprehensive work by one of America's greatest early mathematical... [more]

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction... [more]

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

Gino Segre, Bettina Hoerlin, Gino Segrae

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; History of engineering & technology

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Enrico Fermi is unquestionably among the greats of the world's physicists, the most famous Italian scientist since Galileo.... [more]

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