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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Part-history of the cosmos, part-intellectual adventure, this book travels from the Big Bang to the distant future via parallel... [more]

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

A unique blend of literary experimentation and science popularisation, this delightful book is a perfect gift for any aspiring... [more]

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

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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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A tale of maverick science sleuths on an exhilarating hunt for a strange, elusive and all-important particle [more]

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the...

Pankaj S. Joshi

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

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This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring... [more]

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The Large Hadron Collider

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The Large Hadron Collider

Bonnie Juettner Fernandes

Nuclear structure physics; Children's & Educational

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Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Hadron Super Collider, the tool that scientists use to understand... [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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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention...

Laura J. Snyder

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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The remarkable story of how an artist and a scientist in seventeenth-century Holland transformed the way we see the world.... [more]

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

Philip Ball

Second World War; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics

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Tells the story of physics under Hitler. In an exploration of moral choices under a totalitarian regime, this title deals... [more]

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Six Not-so-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time

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Six Not-so-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time...

Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity.... [more]

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Mathematics of Relativity

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Mathematics of Relativity

George Y. Rainich

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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Concise treatment, based on ideas of Einstein and Minkowski, geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students of... [more]

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The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter

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The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter

Helen R. Quinn, Yossi Nir

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The laws of physics tell us that equal amounts of matter and antimatter were produced in the early universe - but then, something... [more]

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Nature's Third Cycle: A Story of Sunspots

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Nature's Third Cycle: A Story of Sunspots

Arnab Rai Choudhuri

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

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The 11-year cycle of sunspots is one of the most intriguing natural cycles known to mankind. This book explores the fascinating... [more]

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Rational Mechanics: The Classic Notre Dame Course

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Rational Mechanics: The Classic Notre Dame Course

R. Catesby Taliaferro

Mathematics & Sciences; Classical mechanics

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Stressing the history of science as well as the relevant physics and mathematics, this volume covers ancient Greek celestial... [more]

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Problems in Quantum Mechanics

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Problems in Quantum Mechanics

D. ter Haar

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

Paperback

This wide-ranging collection of problems and solutions covers one-dimensional motion, tunnel effect, angular momentum, central... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics

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Quantum Mechanics

David Beard

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

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Introductory treatment appeals to readers' intuitive grasp of wave theory of light, relating quantum mechanics to physical... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics with Applications

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Quantum Mechanics with Applications

David Beard

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

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Introductory text provides foundation in the mathematical study and properties of wave motion. Topics include physical consequences... [more]

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Nonlinear Dynamics: Exploration Through Normal Forms

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Nonlinear Dynamics: Exploration Through Normal Forms

Peter B. Kahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this exposition covers the method of normal forms and its application... [more]

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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 fascinating story of how quantum mechanics went mainstream. [more]

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

Lee Smolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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Nothing seems more real than time passing. We experience life as a succession of moments. But just as some of us see God as... [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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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

John H. Holland

Mathematics & Sciences; Non-linear science; Physics; Biology, life sciences

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In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology... [more]

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Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

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Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Peter Landsberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Thermodynamics & heat; Statistical physics

Paperback

Well respected, widely used volume presents problems and full solutions related to a wide range of topics in thermodynamics,... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

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The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

Michel Janssen, Christoph Lehner

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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These fourteen essays by leading historians and philosophers of science introduce the reader to the work of Albert Einstein.... [more]

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The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives

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The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives

A. R. P. Rau

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Hardback

This is a book about ideas, patterns, and broad unifying themes in physics. Each chapter focuses on a different theme - such... [more]

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The Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics

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The Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics

Aurel Wintner

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Paperback

With this 1941 monograph, the author joined Poincare, Birkhoff, and others in placing celestial mechanics on a sound mathematical... [more]

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