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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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The bizarre behaviour of the atoms and energy that make up the universe has led to some very woolly pronouncements on 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 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 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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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small has Transformed Our Lives

The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small has Transformed Our Lives...

Brian Clegg

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

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Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life. [more]

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The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Daniel Yergin

General & world history; Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; International relations; Energy industries & utilities; Physics; Energy technology & engineering

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A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning... [more]

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Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Peter Landsberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Thermodynamics & heat; Statistical physics

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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

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

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

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

Dave Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Nuclear structure physics; 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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50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Joanne Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The perfect introduction to the central ideas of physics in 50 concise essays. [more]

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

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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I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child Hooked on Books

I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child...

Jackie French

Literacy strategies; Physics; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Child care & upbringing

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Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can... [more]

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Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its discover means for our understanding of the laws of nature)

Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its...

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, whose... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Ramamurti Shankar

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Classical mechanics; Thermodynamics & heat; Relativity physics

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Explains the fundamental concepts of physics from Galileo's and Newton's discoveries to the twentieth-century's revolutionary... [more]

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A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

Edward Grant Harris

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

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Introductory text for graduate students in physics taking a year-long course in quantum mechanics in which the third quarter... [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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Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Gunter Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The third edition of this classic graduate-level physics text covers relativistic quantum mechanics, field quantization, causal... [more]

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Marc Kaufman, Elon Musk

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Physics; Astrophysics; Earth sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Mars Up Close presents the story of the Curiosity Mission from the inside - showcasing the people, the technology and the... [more]

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The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

Katherine Freese

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

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The ordinary atoms that make up the known universe - from our bodies and the air we breathe to the planets and stars - constitute... [more]

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Physics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Physics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The fastest way to learn the facts of physics, from fluid dynamics to quarks and gluons. [more]

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Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986

Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986

David Hitt, Heather R. Smith

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Aerospace & aviation technology; Astronautics

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After the Apollo program put twelve men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit,... [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

Paperback

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

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Leonard Susskind

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

Hardback

Leonard Susskind provides an introduction to one great challenge that every aspiring physics buff must master: quantum mechanics.... [more]

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