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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5, based on newly found documents and scientific detective work [more]

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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]

$35.00

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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]

$43.95

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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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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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Colliding Plane Waves in General Relativity

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Colliding Plane Waves in General Relativity

J.B. Griffiths

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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This monograph is a survey of recent research on the collision and interaction of gravitational and electromagnetic waves,... [more]

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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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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; 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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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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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday...

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides,... [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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Describes the acceleration, deceleration, and inertial movement; fluid dynamics; and the motions of the earth, moon, planets,... [more]

$88.00

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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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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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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]

$19.99

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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]

$15.95

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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]

$21.99

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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]

$50.95

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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]

$32.95

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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]

$42.95

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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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