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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook

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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook

Michael Brooks

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

Paperback

A book of science like no other, about a scientist like no other.<br /><br... [more]

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Brief Lives 3 - Newton

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Brief Lives 3 - Newton

Peter Ackroyd

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

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Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the English genius, made his greatest contributions to original thought before the age of twenty-five,... [more]

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Physics

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What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe?... [more]

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes,...

Marcia Bartusiak

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Geophysics

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An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery... [more]

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Physics

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Physics

Aristotle

Physics

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For 2,000 years this foundational scientific treatise by the ancient philosopher and scientist was the primary source for... [more]

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

Gavin Hesketh

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

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The search for the fundamental nature of reality [more]

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

Helmut Satz

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Astrophysics

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What is the origin of the universe? What was there before the universe appeared? We are presently witnessing a second Copernican... [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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Quantum Physics: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Quantum Physics: What Everyone Needs to Know

Michael Raymer (Professor of Physics, University of Oregon)

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

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Discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the... [more]

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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein,... [more]

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Einstein

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Einstein

Thomas Ryckman, Arthur Fine

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was the most influential physicist of the 20th century. Less well known is that fundamental philosophical... [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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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production

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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production...

Dan Chiras

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Self-sufficiency

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The completely revised and updated comprehensive guide to small wind energy systems [more]

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Surfing the Quantum World

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Surfing the Quantum World

Frank S. Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter; Atomic & molecular physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The ideas and phenomena of the quantum world are strikingly unlike those encountered in our visual world. This book shows... [more]

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The Origin of Mass: Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

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The Origin of Mass: Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

John Iliopoulos

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

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The Origin of Mass is a guided tour of cosmic evolution, from tiny fractions of a second after the Big Bang to the elementary... [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

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

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Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

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Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Ilya Prigogine

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Groundbreaking monograph by Nobel Prize winner for researchers and graduate students covers Liouville equation, anharmonic... [more]

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

Dwight E. Neuenschwander (Professor of Physics, Department Chair, Southern Nazarene University)

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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Physics in 50 Milestone Moments: A Timeline of Scientific Landmarks

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Physics in 50 Milestone Moments: A Timeline of Scientific Landmarks

James Lees

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics

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This historical account of physics explains this core scientific discipline through 50 key milestones. [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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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

Paul I. Palmer (Professor of Quantitative Earth Observation at the University of Edinburgh)

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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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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The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history*Selected... [more]

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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

Just as Freakonomics brought economics to life, so Storm in a Teacup brings... [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 (Lecturer in Theoretical Cosmology, Queen Mary, University of London)

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

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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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