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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

Paperback

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 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

Hardback

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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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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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]

$22.99

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Student's Guides: A Student's Guide to General Relativity

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Student's Guides: A Student's Guide to General Relativity

Norman Gray (University of Glasgow)

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Relativity physics; Mathematical physics

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This compact guide presents key features of general relativity to help students understand its core ideas and the basics of... [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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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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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Without quantum physics, your breakfast - and so many other things we take for granted - wouldn't be possible... international... [more]

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

Nicolaus Copernicus

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Paperback

Includes Commentariolus, Copernicus' hypotheses for heavenly motions; Narratio Prima, popular introduction to Copernican... [more]

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Gravity: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Gravity: A Ladybird Expert Book

Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Gravity

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Gravity is an accessible and authoritative introduction to a force as familiar to... [more]

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy until proven brilliant

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy...

Bruce Benamran

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Thermodynamics & heat

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Bruce isn't pretending that science isn't tricky, but in simple, maths-free explanations and just-the-good-parts historical... [more]

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

Jonathan Butterworth

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

Paperback

Beautifully illustrated, with gradually evolving maps offering an inventive visual glossary as the journey progresses, A Map... [more]

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The Cosmic Mystery Tour

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The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Nicholas Mee (Director, Virtual Image Publishing Ltd and Quantum Wave Publishing Ltd)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

How did the universe begin? What are gravitational waves all about? Will we find life on other planets? The Cosmic Mystery... [more]

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Puzzles & quizzes; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?<br... [more]

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth...

Alan Boss (Research Staff Member, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The Kepler space telescope spent four years looking for Earth-like planets in our galaxy. A revolution in thinking about our... [more]

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The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter

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The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of...

Paul Steinhardt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Atomic & molecular physics; Crystallography; Mineralogy & gems; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

One of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter.... [more]

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Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel (For the Cosmically Curious)

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Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space...

Michael Wall

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

In the vein of Randall Munroe's What If? meets Brian Green's Elegant Universe, a writer from Space.com investigates what's... [more]

$39.99

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

Leonard Susskind, Art Friedman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Gravity; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Relativity physics

Paperback

In the first two books in his wildly popular The Theoretical Minimumseries, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided... [more]

$22.99

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A Brief History Of Astronomy And Astrophysics

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A Brief History Of Astronomy And Astrophysics

Kenneth R. Lang

Mathematics & Sciences; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy; Astrophysics

Paperback

This book traces out the unfolding history of important discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics, and anchors our present... [more]

$74.99

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The Dialogues: Conversations about the Nature of the Universe

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The Dialogues: Conversations about the Nature of the Universe

Clifford V. Johnson (Professor of Physics, University of Southern California)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical charts & atlases; Astrophysics; Cryogenics

Paperback

A series of conversations about science in graphic form, on subjects that range from the science of cooking to the multiverse.... [more]

$37.95

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Energy and Civilization: A History

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Energy and Civilization: A History

Vaclav Smil

History; General & world history; Energy

Paperback

A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through... [more]

$37.95

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The Kinematics of Vorticity

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The Kinematics of Vorticity

Clifford Truesdell

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

Paperback

Unique graduate-level monograph presents a heavily mathematical treatment with applications extending to many areas of physics... [more]

$37.95

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The Physics Behind...

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The Physics Behind...

Russ Swan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics; Nuclear structure physics

Paperback

Peer into the matrix with The Physics Behind... and uncover the extraordinary science behind everyday life. [more]

$26.99

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Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

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Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider...

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, Adrienne W Kolb

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics; Semi-conductors & super-conductors

Paperback

Starting in the 1950s, US physicists dominated the search for elementary particles; aided by the association of this research... [more]

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is [more]

$29.99

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