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The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen

The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

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

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What is quantum physics? How does it help us understand our amazing world? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And why,... [more]

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The Chemical History of a Candle

The Chemical History of a Candle

Michael Faraday

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Chemistry

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Marking the 150th anniversary of the first publication in 1861, this new edition of the celebrated series of lectures, The... [more]

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The Dreams That Stuff is Made of: The Most Astounding Papers of Quantum Physics - and How They Shook the Scientific World

The Dreams That Stuff is Made of: The Most Astounding Papers of Quantum...

Stephen Hawking

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

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Quantum physics - or quantum mechanics as it is also called - completely shattered Newtonian laws and challenged scientists... [more]

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The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones...

Clifford A. Pickover

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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An illustrated chronology of physics, containing 250 entries. It explores such topics as dark energy, parallel universes,... [more]

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Doomsday Men: The Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon

Doomsday Men: The Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon

P. Smith

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Nuclear weapons; Physics

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It was the weapon to end all weapons: the doomsday device. A huge nuclear bomb so powerful that it could envelop the entire... [more]

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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

Barrett O'Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics as well as for physicists, this unique monograph... [more]

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

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

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From the dawn of quantum physics to faster-than-light travel, the story of the maverick science sleuths who invented - and... [more]

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The Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and Time

The Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and Time

H. Pas

Mathematics & Sciences; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

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Almost weightless and able to pass through the densest materials with ease, neutrinos may offer answers to questions ranging... [more]

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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics

Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized...

Nancy Forbes, Basil Mahon

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; History of engineering & technology

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The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for... [more]

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Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Ray Monk

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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J Robert Oppenheimer is among the contentious and important figures of the twentieth century. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory,... [more]

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The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

Trevor J. Cox

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics)

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Published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head under the title Sonic wonderland: a scientific odyssey of sound --Title page... [more]

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James Clerk Maxwell: Perspectives on His Life and Work

James Clerk Maxwell: Perspectives on His Life and Work

Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney, Andrew Whitaker

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Mathematical physics

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James Clerk Maxwell (1831 -1879) was one of the most important mathematical physicists of all time. In scientific terms his... [more]

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Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson

Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson...

John Moffat

Mathematics & Sciences; Particle & high-energy physics

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Among the current books that celebrate the discovery of the Higgs boson, Cracking the Quantum Code of the Universe is a rare... [more]

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What is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

What is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and...

Jeffrey Bennett

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets... [more]

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Introducing Particle Physics: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Particle Physics: A Graphic Guide

Tom Whyntie

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

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An incredible illustrated tour through the cutting-edge of physics [more]

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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

Seth S. Horowitz

Perception; Physiology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); Human biology

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A surprising, entertaining book about how what we hear with our ears affects what's between them. [more]

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The Physics of War: From Arrows to Atoms

The Physics of War: From Arrows to Atoms

Barry Parker

Military history; Weapons & equipment; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics

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This fascinating blend of popular science and military history examines the science of war, demonstrating the close connection... [more]

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

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From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

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Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-first Century

Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in...

Harry Collins

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Nuclear structure physics; Astrophysics; Nuclear power & engineering

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Brings to life science's efforts to detect cosmic gravitational waves. This title offers readers an unprecedented view of... [more]

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The Practical Einstein: Experiments, Patents, Inventions

The Practical Einstein: Experiments, Patents, Inventions

Jozsef Illy

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Applied physics

Paperback

Delves into a variety of technological innovations, notably the gyrocompass, and consulted for industry in patent cases and... [more]

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Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Rupert Sheldrake Ph.D.

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

Paperback

The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern-day... [more]

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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

John R. Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Computing: general

Paperback

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Looking back to Alan Turing's work on the Enigma machine and... [more]

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What If Einstein Was Wrong? Asking the Big Questions About Physics

What If Einstein Was Wrong? Asking the Big Questions About Physics

Brian Clegg, Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

What if...? are the two words that sow the seeds for human speculation, experimentation, invention, evolution, revolution,... [more]

$29.95

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Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011

Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011...

Rick Houston

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Aerospace & aviation technology; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Tells the heart-wrenching story of the Columbia tragedy and the loss of the magnificent STS-107 crew. [more]

$55.00

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