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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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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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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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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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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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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, J Richard Gott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

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Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three... [more]

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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening

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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening

David Hendy (University of Westminster)

Communication studies; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics)

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Based on the BBC Radio 4 series --Title page verso. [more]

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

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Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

Vinay Ambegaokar

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Statistical physics

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Only basic algebra is needed for this introduction to the uses of probability and statistics in the physical sciences. An... [more]

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Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes

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Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes

Zeeya Merali

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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An award-winning science writer takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created?... [more]

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Spooky Action at a Distance

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Spooky Action at a Distance

George Musser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

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Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time: nonlocality - the ability of... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book)

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Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book)

Jim Al-Khalili

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

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Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Quantum Mechanics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the weird, mind-bending... [more]

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Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

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Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

Harry Collins

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astrophysics; Advocate - Science

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Scientists have been trying to confirm the existence of gravitational waves for fifty years. Then, in September 2015, came... [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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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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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists

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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists...

Lawrence Weschler

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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<b>From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose... [more]

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Quantum Weirdness

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Quantum Weirdness

William J. Mullin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atomic & molecular physics; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Quantum mechanics allows accurate predictions of nature, yet it also uncovers surprises like teleportation and multiple universes.... [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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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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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything...

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

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Popular science master John Gribbin tackles the very biggest question modern science has to answer. [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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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

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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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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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Fearful Symmetry: The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics

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Fearful Symmetry: The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics

Anthony Zee

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Aims to present the incredible discoveries of contemporary physics within everyone's grasp. This work tells the story of how... [more]

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