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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the...

Paul Davies

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

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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the... [more]

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum...

Lee Smolin

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

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Quantum physics has been, ever since its inception, the golden child of science. It is the basis of our understanding of everything... [more]

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to...

Seth Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics

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Traces the efforts of an elite scientific team who tested Einstein's theory of relativity during a historic mission to photograph... [more]

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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The Cat in the Box

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The Cat in the Box

Chris Ferrie

Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Children's & Educational

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This illustrated, simplified explanation of Schrodinger's cat paradox is the perfect gift for every scientist! [more]

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that Shook our Universe

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that...

Bob Berman

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

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An explosive epic encompassing the Big Bang, other past booms and future cataclysms! [more]

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic...

John Gribbin

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

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A short guide to the six theories that try to explain the wild world of the quantum. [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017 --Copyright page. [more]

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Matter: A Very Short Introduction

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Matter: A Very Short Introduction

Geoff Cottrell

Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter

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Geoff Cottrell explores matter, from its familiar forms as solids, liquids, and gases to plasmas, exotic forms of quantum... [more]

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A Dictionary of Physics

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A Dictionary of Physics

Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Now with over 4,000 entries, 125 of which are new, the eighth edition of this popular dictionary has been fully updated to... [more]

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Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing

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Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing

Jill Blakeway

Medicine; Energy; Popular medicine & health; Complementary therapies, healing & health; Chakras, auras & spiritual energy

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The first comprehensive look at the ground-breaking field of energy medicine and how it can be used to diagnose and treat... [more]

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest...

Graham Farmelo

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Advocate - Science

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Many of the world's leading physicists are confident that they are on track to discover a new understanding of the universe... [more]

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Hawking: Man, The Genius, and The Theory of Everything

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Hawking: Man, The Genius, and The Theory of Everything

Joel Levy

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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Hawking explores the life and work, explaining the breakthroughs at the cutting edge of cosmology, from the Big Bang to black... [more]

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Axiomatics of Classical Statistical Mechanics

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Axiomatics of Classical Statistical Mechanics

Rudolf Kurth

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Requiring only familiarity with elements of calculus and analytical geometry, this monograph constructs classical statistical... [more]

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterword

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy,...

Govert Schilling

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Gravity; Astrophysics

Paperback

The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert... [more]

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All Of Physics (Almost) In 15 Equations

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All Of Physics (Almost) In 15 Equations

Bruno Mansoulie

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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The book comprises 15 short chapters, each presenting an important equation of Physics, from the simplest and oldest, to more... [more]

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition...

Albert Einstein

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

Paperback

A handsome annotated edition of Einstein's celebrated book on relativity After completing the final version of his general... [more]

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Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics Is... Different

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Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics...

Philip Ball

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

Paperback

'This is the book I wish I could have written but am very glad I've read' Jim Al-Khalili`I think I can safely say that nobody... [more]

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Quantum Strangeness: Wrestling with Bell's Theorem and the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Quantum Strangeness: Wrestling with Bell's Theorem and the Ultimate Nature...

George S. Greenstein

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

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A physicist's efforts to understand the enigma that is quantum mechanics. [more]

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Gravity's Century: From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

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Gravity's Century: From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

Ron Cowen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Gravity; Relativity physics; Astrophysics

Hardback

Ron Cowen offers a sweeping account of the century of experimentation that has consistently confirmed Einstein's general theory... [more]

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The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality

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The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized...

Paul Halpern

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

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The story of the unlikely friendship between the two physicists who fundamentally recast the notion of time and history [more]

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The Shape of a Life: One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden Geometry

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The Shape of a Life: One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden...

Shing-Tung Yau, Steve Nadis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Mathematical physics; History of engineering & technology

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A Fields medalist recounts his lifelong transnational effort to uncover the geometric shape, the Calabi-Yau manifold, which... [more]

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk Maxwell

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk...

Brian Clegg

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Mathematical physics; Inventions & inventors

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The great conundrum that has taxed the finest minds in physics [more]

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality...

James Gillies

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

Paperback

CERN and the Higgs boson hit the headlines and made particle physics exciting for non-scientists - here's the inside story... [more]

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