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FIFTY YEARS OF NUCLEAR BCS: PAIRING IN FINITE SYSTEMS: Pairing in Finite Systems

by RICARDO AMERICO BROGLIA & Vladimir Zelevinsky

This unique volume reviews more than fifty years of theoretical and experimental developments of the concept that properties of atomic nuclei up to a great extent are defined by the pair correlations of nuclear...


SCIENCE SIFTING: TOOLS FOR INNOVATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

by RODNEY R DIETERT & JANICE M DIETERT

Science Sifting is designed primarily as a textbook for students interested in research and as a general reference book for existing career scientists. The aim of this book is to help budding scientists broaden...


ANDREI SAKHAROV: QUARKS AND THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER: Quarks and the Structure of Matter

by HARRY J LIPKIN

In 1980, the Cold War was in full bloom. The Soviet father of the hydrogen bomb and Nobel Peace Laureate turned dissident physicist, Andrei Sakharov, had been exiled to Gorki by the Soviet authorities. Called...


REMINISCENCES: A JOURNEY THROUGH PARTICLE PHYSICS: A Journey through Particle Physics

by Adrian Melissinos

A personal recount in areas of particle physics and related fields as a research physicist for over 50 years, Adrian Melissinos' insights into the ways that general research was carried out, as well as the evolution...


HISTORY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES: PORTUGAL AND EAST ASIA IV - EUROPE AND CHINA: SCIENCE AND THE ARTS IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES: Portugal and East

by Luís| Saraiva

Missionaries, and in particular the Portuguese Assistancy of the Society of Jesus, played a fundamental role in the dissemination of Western scientific knowledge in East Asia. They also brought to Europe a deeper...


NOBEL PRIZES AND LIFE SCIENCES

by ERLING NORRBY

The Nobel Prizes in natural sciences have developed to become a unique measure of scientific excellence. Using archival documents, which have been released (50 years secrecy) for scholarly work, the author expertly...


HOW PHYSICS CONFRONTS REALITY: EINSTEIN WAS CORRECT, BUT BOHR WON THE GAME

by ROGER G NEWTON

This book recalls, for nonscientific readers, the history of quantum mechanics, the main points of its interpretation, and Einstein's objections to it, together with the responses engendered by his arguments....


CREMONA VIOLINS: A PHYSICIST'S QUEST FOR THE SECRETS OF STRADIVARI (WITH DVD-ROM)

by KAMESHWAR C WALI

Cremona violins occupy a unique and storied place in violin history. This book contains a brief account of that history - the rise and fall of the Cremonese art of violin making that dominated over two centuries....


A PASSION FOR DISCOVERY

by PETER G O FREUND

This fascinating book assembles human stories about physicists and mathematicians. Remarkably, these stories cluster around some general themes having to do with the interaction between scientists, and with...


PIONEERS OF MICROBIOLOGY AND THE NOBEL PRIZE

by ULF LAGERKVIST

We are swamped with information and each day seems to bring new discoveries that must be considered. Never before in the history of science have so many scientists been as active as today. It has become a major...


FACTS AND MYSTERIES IN ELEMENTARY PARTICLE PHYSICS

by MARTINUS J G VELTMAN

This book provides a comprehensive overview of modern particle physics accessible to anyone with a true passion for wanting to know how the universe works. We are introduced to the known particles of the world...


the Nobel Prize: The First 100 Years

by NILS RINGERTZ & AGNETA WALLIN LEVINOVITZ

The Nobel Prize, as founded in Alfred Nobel's will, was the first truly international prize. There is no other award with the same global scope and mission. The Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology...


SILWOOD CIRCLE, THE: A HISTORY OF ECOLOGY AND THE MAKING OF SCIENTIFIC CAREERS IN LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITAIN

by HANNAH GAY

This is an original and wide-ranging account of the careers of a close-knit group of highly influential ecologists working in Britain from the late 1960s onwards. The book can also be read as a history of some...


BEATING THE ODDS: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF E A MILNE: The Life and Times of E A Milne

by MEG WESTON-SMITH

E A Milne was one of the giants of 20th century astrophysics and cosmology. His bold ideas, underpinned by his Christianity, sparked controversy — he believed two time scales operate in the universe.

Struggling...


QUANTUM ADVENTURE, THE: DOES GOD PLAY DICE?

by ANN BRESLIN & ALEX MONTWILL

Quantum theory revolutionized physics at the beginning of the last century. Einstein was one of its originators, but as the implications of the theory emerged, he began to have doubts. Are the most basic physical...


LET THERE BE LIGHT: THE STORY OF LIGHT FROM ATOMS TO GALAXIES

by ALEX MONTWILL & JEAN-PIERRE GALAUP

This book is the first of its kind to devote itself at this level to the key role played by light and electromagnetic radiation in the universe. Readers are introduced to philosophical hypotheses such as the...


NEWTON'S DARKNESS: TWO DRAMATIC VIEWS

by Carl Djerassi & DAVID PINNER

"What purpose is served by showing that England's greatest natural philosopher is flawed ... like other mortals?" asks one of the characters in Newton's Darkness. "We need unsullied heroes!" But what if the...


The Lie Detectors: The History of an American Obsession

by Ken Alder

The story of the lie detector takes us straight into the dark recesses of the American soul. It also leads us on a noir journey through some of the most storied episodes in American history. That is because...


The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

by Pedro G. Ferreira

On the eve of the theory's 100th birthday, here is the first complete biography of Einstein’s theory of general relativity, revealing the personal feuds and ideological battles, the decades of neglect, the...


The Physics of War: From Arrows to Atoms

by Barry Parker

This fascinating blend of popular science and military history examines the science of war, demonstrating the close connection between the discovery of basic physical principles and the development of weaponry...