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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

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

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In 2016 a team of hundreds of scientists at work on a billion-dollar experiment made history when they announced the first... [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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Guiding you through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century, This book offers everything you... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe

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

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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The story of the fifty-year search by the world s top scientists for a missing planet, and Albert Einstein s remarkable proof... [more]

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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality

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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality...

Dave Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Mathematical physics

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Why is the sky dark at night? Is it possible to build a shrink-ray gun? If there is antimatter, can there be antipeople? Why... [more]

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity...

J. N. Goodier, P. G. Hodge, Jr

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics; Classical mechanics

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Comprising two classic essays by experts on the mathematical theories of elasticity and plasticity, this volume is noteworthy... [more]

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

James Binney

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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Astrophysics is said to have been born when Isaac Newton saw an apple drop in his orchard and had the electrifying insight... [more]

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The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

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The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles...

Sir Isaac Newton

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Classical mechanics; Mathematical physics

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<div>In his monumental 1687 work,&#160;<I>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</I>, known familiarly as the&#160;<I>Principia</I>,... [more]

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Physics I For Dummies

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Physics I For Dummies

Steven Holzner, Daniel Funch Wohns, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Offering approachable lessons, examples, and practice opportunities - as well as access to additional practice problems online,... [more]

$42.95

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us...

Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

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

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The discovery of the quantum-the idea, born in the early 1900s in a remote corner of physics, that energy comes in finite... [more]

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate Change: How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Atmospheric physics; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history. Our past,... [more]

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The Green Function Method in Statistical Mechanics

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The Green Function Method in Statistical Mechanics

V. L. Bonch-Bruevich, S V Tyablikov

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Concise monograph devoted to techniques of solving many-body problems in physics using the quantum-mechanical Green function... [more]

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Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age

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Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age

Bruce Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Light (optics)

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<div>Light begins at Stonehenge, where crowds cheer a solstice sunrise. After sampling myths explaining First Light, the story... [more]

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

Jane Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their... [more]

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Sound: A Very Short Introduction

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Sound: A Very Short Introduction

Mike Goldsmith

Music; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); Acoustic & sound engineering

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This Very Short Introduction explores the science of sound and its nature, hearing and harmony. Considering sound we can't... [more]

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Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

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Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

Brian Clegg, Rhodri Evans

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The intriguing lives and key works of the ten physicists who most profoundly transformed our understanding of the physical... [more]

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Physics: A Short History from Quintessence to Quarks

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Physics: A Short History from Quintessence to Quarks

John L. Heilbron

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

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How does the physics we know today - a highly professionalised enterprise, inextricably linked to government and industry... [more]

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Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

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Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

George Jaroszkiewicz

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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This book reviews a great range of Images of Time, that is, theories of time, from a diversity of perspectives: historical,... [more]

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The Nature of Space and Time

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The Nature of Space and Time

Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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How could quantum gravity, a theory that could explain the earlier moments of the big bang and the physics of the enigmatic... [more]

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Schrodinger: Life and Thought

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Schrodinger: Life and Thought

Walter Moore

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

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A highly readable biography of the great scientist, Erwin Schrodinger (author of What is Life?). [more]

$37.95

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Teach Yourself Quantum Mechanics: A Complete Introduction

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Teach Yourself Quantum Mechanics: A Complete Introduction

Alexandre M. Zagoskin

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

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All the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in studying quantum mechanics - the masterclass for the faster pass. [more]

$24.99

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Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity

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Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity

Andrew Robinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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Published in association with the Albert Einstein Archive and with contributions from eminent physicists this book is a definitive... [more]

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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

John Gribbin

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

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Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality... [more]

$24.99

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Water: A Very Short Introduction

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Water: A Very Short Introduction

John Finney

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Physical chemistry; Life sciences: general issues; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Around 71% of the Earth's surface is covered in water. In this Very Short Introduction John Finney explores the science of... [more]

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Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World

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Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World

Bill Nye

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Global warming; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Just as World War II called an earlier generation to greatness, so the climate crisis is calling today's rising youth to... [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; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time. It is the ability of one particle... [more]

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