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Ever since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy...

The first edition of *Engines of Discovery* celebrated in words, images and anecdotes the accelerators and their constructors that culminated in the discovery of the Higgs boson. But even before the Higgs was...

The fascinating story of how quantum mechanics went mainstream. The discovery of the quantum—the idea, born in the early 1900s in a remote corner of physics, that energy comes in finite packets instead of...

The Physics of Music by ALEXANDER WOOD.PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION: I HOPE that this little book may serve as an introduction for some to the very interesting borderland between physics and music. It is a borderland...

The issue of energy is crucial for the future of the European Union and its population. The scientific community and the public are discussing many problems: the utility of so-called renewable, the looking for...

The issue of energy is crucial for the future of the European Union and its population. The scientific community and the public are discussing many problems: the utility of so-called renewable, the looking for...

The book is a presentation of the basic principles and main achievements in the field of nuclear fusion. It encompasses both magnetic and inertial confinements plus a few exotic mechanisms for nuclear fusion....

This book is written with the belief that classical mechanics, as a theoretical discipline, possesses an inherent beauty, depth, and richness that far transcends its immediate applications in mechanical systems....

This book provides extended versions of the talks given at the memorial Pomeranchuk-100 Conference, June 5–6, held in the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia and the review of...

This widely acclaimed text, now in its sixth edition and translated into many languages, continues to present a clear, simple and concise introduction to chemical thermodynamics. An examination of equilibrium...

“YOU HAVE CHANGED MY LIFE” is a common refrain in the emails Walter Lewin receives daily from fans who have been enthralled by his world-famous video lectures about the wonders of physics. “I walk with...

This introductory text emphasizes Feynman's development of path integrals and its application to wave theory for particles. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate students of physics, the well-written, clear,...

Developed from a classic undergraduate course on the study of the motion of bodies, this volume stresses the history of science as well as relevant physics and mathematics. R. Catesby Taliaferro developed a...

Based on the ideas of Einstein and Minkowski, this concise treatment is derived from the author's many years of teaching the mathematics of relativity at the University of Michigan. Geared toward advanced undergraduates...

This book is based on a graduate course and suitable as a primer for any newcomer to the field, this book is a detailed introduction to the experimental and computational methods that are used to study how solid...

Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life—suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these...

This book provides definitions and mathematical derivations of fundamental relationships of tensor analysis encountered in nonlinear continuum mechanics and continuum physics, with a focus on finite deformation...

Featuring eminent speakers Ranjit Koodali (University of South Dakota), Michael Detty (University of New York at Buffalo), Francesco Meneguzzo (CNR), and Jesper Jacobsson (Uppsala University), the SuNEC 2014...

**A simplified, yet rigorous treatment of scattering theory methods and their applications**

*Dispersion Decay and Scattering Theory* provides thorough, easy-to-understand guidance on the application of scattering...

**From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask** Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s...