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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns. This book explains some of the... [more]

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Space science; Advocate - Science

Hardback

The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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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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Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction... [more]

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Wave Propagation in a Random Medium

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Wave Propagation in a Random Medium

Lev A. Chernov

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

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Ground-breaking contribution to the literature, widely used by scientists, engineers, and students. Topics include theory... [more]

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

Dwight E. Neuenschwander

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus of variations; History of mathematics; Physics

Paperback

Other refinements in the new edition include an enlarged biography of Emmy Noether's life and work, parallels drawn between... [more]

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The Laminar Boundary Layer Equations

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The Laminar Boundary Layer Equations

N. Curle

Mathematics & Sciences; Fluid mechanics; Aerodynamics; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

Thorough introduction to boundary layer problems offers an ordered, logical presentation accessible to undergraduates. The... [more]

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A Student's Guide to Dimensional Analysis

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A Student's Guide to Dimensional Analysis

Don Lemons

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied physics

Paperback

This introduction to dimensional analysis covers the methods, history and formalisation of the field, and provides physics... [more]

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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything

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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Gravity

Paperback

Why the force that keeps our feet on the ground holds the key to understanding time and the origin of the universe [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; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Microbiology (non-medical)

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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]

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The Wonderful World of Relativity: A Precise Guide for the General Reader

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The Wonderful World of Relativity: A Precise Guide for the General Reader...

Andrew Steane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

Paperback

This book provides a lively and visual introduction to Einstein's theory of relativity. It brings to life the excitement of... [more]

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

Paul I. Palmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Atmospheric physics; Earth sciences

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In this Very Short introduction Paul Palmer looks at the structure and basic physics and chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere,... [more]

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Where the Universe Came from: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past, Present and Future of the Cosmos

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Where the Universe Came from: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past,...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics; Astrophysics

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A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed... [more]

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

Paperback

Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

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The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day

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The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary...

James Kakalios

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Relativity physics

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Easy-to-follow and imaginative explanations about the extraordinary physics that invisibly guides our daily lives -- [more]

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The Quantum World: The Disturbing Theory at the Heart of Reality

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The Quantum World: The Disturbing Theory at the Heart of Reality

New Scientist

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

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In The Quantum World leading physicists and New Scientist take you on a journey through quantum theory, its mind-bending properties... [more]

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A Dictionary of Science

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A Dictionary of Science

Jonathan Law

Reference; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics

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This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human... [more]

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Quantum Fuzz: The Strange True Makeup of Everything Around Us

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Quantum Fuzz: The Strange True Makeup of Everything Around Us

Michael S. Walker

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

Hardback

A lucid introduction to the basics of quantum physics for the lay reader, showing how much the scientific understanding of... [more]

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

Vinay Ambegaokar

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Statistical physics

Paperback

Only basic algebra is needed for this introduction to the uses of probability and statistics in the physical sciences. An... [more]

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Wave Propagation in a Turbulent Medium

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Wave Propagation in a Turbulent Medium

V. I. Tatarski

Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

Paperback

Geared toward specialists in radiophysics and atmospheric acoustics and optics, this treatment covers theoretical and experimental... [more]

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Can the Laws of Physics be Unified?

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Can the Laws of Physics be Unified?

Paul Langacker

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Hardback

The description for this book, Can the Laws of Physics Be Unified?, will be forthcoming.</p> [more]

$65.00

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Spooky Action at a Distance

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Spooky Action at a Distance

George Musser

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

Paperback

Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time: nonlocality - the ability of... [more]

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Quantum Weirdness

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Quantum Weirdness

William J. Mullin

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

Hardback

Quantum mechanics allows accurate predictions of nature, yet it also uncovers surprises like teleportation and multiple universes.... [more]

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

Robert J. Baston

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

Paperback

Geared toward students of physics and mathematics; presupposes no familiarity with twistor theory. A huge amount of information,... [more]

$29.95

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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists

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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists...

Lawrence Weschler

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Hardback

<b>From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose... [more]

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