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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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The Wonders of Light

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The Wonders of Light

Marta Garcia-Matos, Lluis Torner

Mathematics & Sciences; Light (optics)

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Discover the spectacular power of light with this stunning celebration of the ways in which light-based technology has shaped... [more]

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves...

Bob Berman

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Astronomy, space & time; Light (optics); Geophysics

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From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.... [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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Light: A Very Short Introduction

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Light: A Very Short Introduction

Ian A. Walmsley

Mathematics & Sciences; Light (optics)

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In this Very Short Introduction Ian Walmsley introduces the physics of light. Beginning with the earliest conceptions of... [more]

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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics

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In this Very Short Introduction Frank Close describes the historical development of nuclear physics, our understanding of... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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An engaging popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, taking in the sheer magnificence of its discovery,... [more]

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

Jon Butterworth

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

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The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what... [more]

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

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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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Brains Explains Quantum Physics: Thunderbirds

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Brains Explains Quantum Physics: Thunderbirds

Dr. Ben Still, ITV Ventures Limited

Fiction-related items; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Who better to bring the most difficult subjects to the common man than International Rescue's own genius - Brains! [more]

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [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; Relativity physics

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In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences - a theory of gravity, matter, space... [more]

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Energy, the Subtle Concept: The Discovery of Feynman's Blocks from Leibniz to Einstein

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Energy, the Subtle Concept: The Discovery of Feynman's Blocks from Leibniz...

Jennifer Coopersmith

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Energy

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This book explains the idea of energy by tracing the story of its discovery, from Galileo through to Einstein. It explains... [more]

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Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time

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Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time

Tim Maudlin

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Physics

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Introduces nonphysicists to the core philosophical issues surrounding the nature and structure of space and time, and is also... [more]

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

Brian Clegg, Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Challenges a team of scholars to experiment with 50 topical science speculations at a time when the hunt for the Higgs boson... [more]

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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)

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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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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

Brandon R. Brown

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The biography of Max Planck, a brilliant scientist living in Nazi Germany, and a man considered to be the father of quantum... [more]

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The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's  the Foundation of General Relativity  Featuring the Original Manuscript of Einstein's Masterpiece

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The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's the Foundation...

Hanoch Gutfreund, Jurgen Renn

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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This richly annotated facsimile edition of The Foundation of General Relativity introduces a new generation of readers to... [more]

$62.00

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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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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; History; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. [more]

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On Angular Momentum

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On Angular Momentum

Julian Schwinger

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

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A concise treatment by the future winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics, this work was first published under the auspices... [more]

$18.95

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Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved

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Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and...

Marcia Bartusiak

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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The contentious history of the idea of the black hole - the most fascinating and bizarre celestial object in the heavens.... [more]

$38.95

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

Albert Einstein

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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Albert Einstein is the unquestioned founder of modern physics. His theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea... [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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Higher Speculations: Grand Theories and Failed Revolutions in Physics and Cosmology

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Higher Speculations: Grand Theories and Failed Revolutions in Physics and...

Helge Kragh

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

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A historical account of highly ambitious attempts to understand all of nature in terms of fundamental physics. Presenting... [more]

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