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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

Paperback

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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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex.... [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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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

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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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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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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)

Paperback

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

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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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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Giles Sparrow, Graham Southorn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Schrodinger's Cat, the Higgs boson particle, string theory-concepts we've all heard of, but how far do we really understand... [more]

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Physics

Hardback

The description for this book, Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe, will be forthcoming. [more]

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

Jeffrey Crelinsten

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

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Presents the story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity.... [more]

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1915, Albert Einstein unveiled his masterwork - a theory, in his words, 'of incomparable beauty': the General Theory of... [more]

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Albert Einstein: Pocket Giants

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Albert Einstein: Pocket Giants

Andrew May

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein and everyone knows that he was a genius. Yet only a few people understand his work.... [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; Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics); Stress & fracture

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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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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

Daniel Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy; Physics

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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking reveals the key motivations, desires and philosophies that make Hawking one of the world's... [more]

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Who Cares About Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and Cern

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Who Cares About Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the...

Pauline Gagnon

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

Hardback

This book explains in clear terms for non-specialists what is happening at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics... [more]

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Fundamentals of Dynamics and Analysis of Motion

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Fundamentals of Dynamics and Analysis of Motion

Marcelo R. M. Crespo da Silva

Mathematics & Sciences; Dynamics & statics

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Suitable as both a reference and a text for graduate students, this book stresses the fundamentals of setting up and solving... [more]

$65.95

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

Jim Baggott

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

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Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe... [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]

$16.95

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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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Describes the acceleration, deceleration, and inertial movement; fluid dynamics; and the motions of the earth, moon, planets,... [more]

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

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

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Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physics, Sean Carroll... [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 Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of...

Stephon Alexander

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

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More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming... [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

Paperback

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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