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Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified

by Richard Wolfson

With this reader-friendly book, it doesn't take an Einstein to understand the theory of relativity and its remarkable consequences. In clear, understandable terms, physicist Richard Wolfson explores the ideas...


The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time

by Preston B. Nichols & Peter Moon

The Montauk Project chronicles the most amazing and secretive research project in recorded history. Starting with the "Philadelphia Experiment"; of 1943, invisibility experiments were conducted aboard the USS...


The History of Physics from 2000BCE to 1945

by Sheldon Cohen & Sheldon Cohen M.D.

Physics is the science that deals with the properties and interrelationship of matter and energy. It studies mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, magnetism, radiation, and atomic structure. This tale...


Most Wanted Particle: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics

by Jon Butterworth

Now in paperback: the “vivid account of what the process of discovery was really like for an insider.”—Peter Higgs

 

Particle physics as we know it depends on the Higgs boson: It’s the missing link...


Poetry of the Universe

by Robert Osserman

In the bestselling literary tradition of Lewis Thomas's Lives of a Cell and James Watson's The Double Helix, Poetry of the Universe is a delightful and compelling narrative charting the evolution of mathematical...


Energy Storage Devices for Electronic Systems: Rechargeable Batteries and Supercapacitors

by Nihal Kularatna

Energy storage devices are a crucial area of research and development across many engineering disciplines and industries. While batteries provide the significant advantage of high energy density, their limited...


James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture: "The Einstein of English Fiction"

by Jeffrey S. Drouin

This book makes an important intervention in the ongoing debates about modernism, science, and the divisions of early Twentieth-Century print culture. In order to establish Joyce's place in the nexus of modernism...


The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident: How and Why It Happened

by Yotaro Hatamura, Seiji Abe & Masao Fuchigami

In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to...


Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

by Michio Kaku

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating...


In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics And Reality

by John Gribbin

Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power...


Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

by James Lawrence Powell

Over the course of the twentieth century, scientists came to accept four counterintuitive yet fundamental facts about the Earth: deep time, continental drift, meteorite impact, and global warming. When first...


Advances in Heat Transfer

by Young I. Cho & George A. Greene

Advances in Heat Transfer fills the information gap between regularly scheduled journals and university-level textbooks by providing in-depth review articles over a broader scope than in journals or texts. The...


Advances in Quantum Chemistry

by John R. Sabin & Erkki J. Brandas

Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current developments in this rapidly developing field. With invited reviews written by leading international researchers, each presenting new results, it provides...


Physics of Condensed Matter

by Prasanta Kumar Misra

Physics of Condensed Matter is designed for a two-semester graduate course on condensed matter physics for students in physics and materials science. While the book offers fundamental ideas and topic areas of...


A Concise History of Solar and Stellar Physics

by Jean-Louis Tassoul & Monique Tassoul

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history of ideas about the sun and the stars, from antiquity to modern times. Two theoretical astrophysicists who have been active in the field since the early...


Measuring Eternity: The Search for the Beginning of Time

by Martin Gorst

The untold story of the religious figures, philosophers, astronomers, geologists, physicists, and mathematicians who, for more than four hundred years, have pursued the answer to a fundamental question at the...


A Short Course on Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions

by Asis Kumar Chaudhuri

This text introduces the subject of relativistic high-energy heavy-ion collisions and in particular, the subject of the quark?gluon plasma (QGP). Starting with a conceptual basis for QGP formation in heavy-ion...


Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking

by Charles Seife

With his knack for translating science into understandable, anecdotal prose and his trademark dry humor, award-winning science writer Charles Seife presents the first narrative account of the history of fusion...


Progress in Optics

by Emil Wolf

In the almost fifty years that have gone by since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. The volumes in this series that have appeared...


Table of Integrals, Series, and Products

by Daniel Zwillinger

The eighth edition of the classic Gradshteyn and Ryzhik is an updated completely revised edition of what is acknowledged universally by mathematical and applied science users as the key reference work concerning...