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The Origin of the Universe - Case Closed

by Robert Sr. Amneus

"The Origin of the Universe" brings the elegance of creation to the grasp of the reader using simple language, over 78 illustrations and many examples.

No math skills are required. Easy to follow mathematical...


The Copernicus Complex

by Caleb Scharf

Longlisted for the 2015 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Short-listed for Physics World's Book of the Year

The Sunday Times (UK) Best Science Book of 2014

A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Science Book of...


Puramore - The Lute of Pythagoras

by Steven Wood Collins & Steven Wood Collins

George Smythe spills his blood for The Cause before he has a conscious thought as to either its true nature or his role as its leader in the distant future. His mortal and immortal enemy nearly slays him whilst...


Astrophysics and the Evolution of the Universe

by Leonard S Kisslinger

The aim of this book is to teach undergraduate college or university students the basic physics concepts needed to understand the mathematics which describes the evolution of the universe, and based on this...


The Science of Possibility: Patterns of Connected Consciousness

by Freeman Jon & Freeman Juliana

This book offers a radical perspective uniting science with spiritual experience and non-ordinary views of reality. It provides a comprehensive view through physics, biology, genetics, psychology and human development....


Symmetry and Fundamental Physics: Tom Kibble at 80

by Jerome Gauntlett

Tom Kibble is an inspirational theoretical physicist who has made profound contributions to our understanding of the physical world. To celebrate his 80th birthday a one-day symposium was held on March 13, 2013...


The Accelerating Universe: Infinite Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and the Beauty of the Cosmos

by Mario Livio

Advance Praise for The Accelerating Universe

"The Accelerating Universe is not only an informative book about modern cosmology. It is rich storytelling and, above all, a celebration of the human mind in its quest...


Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe: Hot Big Bang Theory

by Dmitry S Gorbunov & Valery A Rubakov

This book is written from the viewpoint of a deep connection between cosmology and particle physics. It presents the results and ideas on both the homogeneous and isotropic Universe at the hot stage of its evolution...


Cosmic Paradoxes

by Julio A Gonzalo

Beginning with the famous Olber's paradox, a number of cosmological paradoxes, such as the missing mass, dark energy, and the baryon-to-photon ratio, have been and are today the subject of many scientific controversies....


The Fundamental Constants: A Mystery of Physics

by Harald Fritzsch & GREGORY STODOLSKY

The speed of light, the fine structure constant, and Newton's constant of gravity — these are just three among the many physical constants that define our picture of the world. Where do they come from? Are...


Time, Space, Stars and Man: The Story of the Big Bang

by MICHAEL MARK WOOLFSON

The three greatest scientific mysteries, which remain poorly understood, are the origin of the universe, the origin of life and the development of consciousness. This book describes the processes preceding the...


Black Holes: An Introduction

by Derek Raine & Edwin Thomas

This introduction to the fascinating subject of black holes fills a significant gap in the literature which exists between popular, non-mathematical expositions and advanced textbooks at the research level....


Time, Space, Stars and Man: The Story of the Big Bang

by Michael M Woolfson

Most well-read, but non-scientific, people will have heard of the term “Big Bang” as a description of the origin of the Universe. They will recognize that DNA identifies individuals and will know that the...


Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe: Cosmological Perturbations and Inflationary Theory

by Dmitry S Gorbunov & Valery A Rubakov

This book accompanies another book by the same authors, Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe: Hot Big Bang Theory and presents the theory of the evolution of density perturbations and relic gravity...


Violent Phenomena in the Universe

by Jayant V. Narlikar

Acclaimed by Nature as "excellent and uncompromising," this reader-friendly book explores exploding stars, black holes, and the Big Bang. Clear and lively, it conveys the excitement of modern cosmology. 1982...


The Moment of Creation: Big Bang Physics from Before the First Millisecond to the Present Universe

by James S. Trefil

One of the founders of modern quark theory employs minimal mathematics and nontechnical terms to traverse the eons and bring readers within the first millisecond of the Big Bang, 1983 edition.


Relativity and Its Roots

by Banesh Hoffmann

Entertaining, nontechnical demonstrations of the meaning of relativity theory trace development from basis in geometrical, cosmological ideas of the ancient Greeks, plus work by Kepler, Galileo, Newton, others....


The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge

by William Poundstone

Fascinating journey explores key concepts in information theory in terms of Conway's "Game of Life" program. Topics include the limits of knowledge, paradox of complexity, Maxwell's demon, Big Bang theory, much...


Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of Science

by William Dampier & Margaret Dampier

From the biblical book of Genesis to Bergson's Creative Evolution, these extracts from world literature illustrate the development of scientific thought from the ancient Greeks to modern times. 1959 edition....


The Creation of the Universe

by George Gamow

Lively and authoritative, this survey by a renowned physicist explains the formation of the galaxies and defines the concept of an ever-expanding universe in simple terms. 1961 edition. 40 figures.