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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
by Lee Smolin
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"If you are looking for a bracing alternative vision of physics built from the ground up, Smolin's Time Reborn will take you to the mountaintop." — NPR What is time? It’s the sort of question we rarely ask because it seems so... (read more)

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Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity
Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity
by John Gribbin
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The year the future was born. At the dawn of the twentieth century, young physicist Albert Einstein had quit university life, proved a failure as a teacher, and, in desperate need of means to support his wife and newborn child, had taken a job as a... (read more)

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A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein
A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein
by Stephen W Hawking
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With commentary by the greatest physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, this anthology has garnered impressive reviews. PW has called it “a gem of a collection” while New Scientist magazine notes the “thrill of reading Einsteins own words.... (read more)

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments
The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments
by Jim Baggott
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The Quantum Story begins in 1900, tracing a century of game-changing science. Popular science writer Jim Baggott first shows how, over the space of three decades, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and others formulated and refined the theory--and opened the... (read more)

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Why Does E=mc2?: And Why Should We Care?
Why Does E=mc2?: And Why Should We Care?
by Brian Cox
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What does E=mc2 actually mean? Dr. Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw go on a journey to the frontier of twenty-first century science to unpack Einsteins famous equation. Explaining and simplifying notions of energy, mass, and light—while... (read more)

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Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space
Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space
by Lisa Randall
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On July 4, 2012, physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva madehistory when they discovered an entirely new type of subatomic particle that many scientists believe is the Higgs boson. For forty years, physicists searched for this capstone to the... (read more)

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The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
by Brian Greene
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In the first chapter of The Hidden Reality, Brian Greene writes, "There was a time when 'universe' meant 'all there is.' Everything. The whole shebang." Well, those days are over. From string theory to the Inflationary Multiverse scenario to artificial... (read more)

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character
by Richard Phillips Feynman
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In this phenomenal national bestseller, the Nobel Prize­-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman recounts in his inimitable voice his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a... (read more)

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The Making of the Atomic Bomb
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
by Richard Rhodes
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Awardandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;TWENTY-FIVE YEARS after its initial publication, andlt;Iandgt;The Making... (read more)

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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
by Brian Greene
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Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter—from the smallest quarks to the most... (read more)

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Einstein's Telescope: The Hunt for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe
Einstein's Telescope: The Hunt for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe
by Evalyn Gates
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Evalyn Gates, a talented astrophysicist, transports readers to the edge of contemporary science to explore the revolutionary tool--"Einstein's telescope"--that is unlocking the secrets of the Universe. Einstein's telescope, or gravitational lensing, is... (read more)

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Supersymmetry
Supersymmetry
by Pierre Binetruy
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This book is an introduction to the theory of supersymmetry, which is a cornerstone to understanding the physics of elementary particles beyond the so-called "Standard Model". Supersymmetry is the first introductory book on this modern and increasingly... (read more)

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Physics for Future Presidents: The Science behind the Headlines
Physics for Future Presidents: The Science behind the Headlines
by Richard A. Muller
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We live in complicated, dangerous times. They are also hyper-technical times. As citizens who will elect future presidents of the most powerful and influential country in the world, we need to know'"truly understand, not just rely on television's talking... (read more)

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Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
by Charles Seife
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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 for general readers in more than a decade... (read more)

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How to Teach Physics to Your Dog
How to Teach Physics to Your Dog
by Chad Orzel
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When physics professor Chad Orzel went to the pound to adopt a dog, he never imagined Emmy. She wasn’t just a friendly mutt who needed a home. Soon she was trying to use the strange ideas of quantum mechanics for the really important things in her... (read more)

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Wrinkles in Time: Witness to the Birth of the Universe
Wrinkles in Time: Witness to the Birth of the Universe
by George Smoot
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An engrossing tale of two decades of adventure in exotic and dangerous climes, where Smoot and his colleagues used radiotelescopes in search of the biggest and oldest objects anywhere--the "seeds" that spawned our universe following the Big Bang. Photos... (read more)

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Achievement of Galileo
Achievement of Galileo
by Galileo Galilei
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Galileo has been termed by Einstein "the father of modern science."  Why that is so is the main burden of  The Achievement of Galileo.  Included in this volume are not only selections from his own works, full of the thrill and pride of... (read more)

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The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics
The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics
by Leonard Susskind
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A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013 If you ever regretted not taking physics in college—or simply want to know how to think like a physicist—this is the book for you. In this bestselling introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hacker... (read more)

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Before the Big Bang
Before the Big Bang
by Brian Clegg
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According to a recent survey, the most popular question about science from the general public was: what came before the Big Bang? We all know on some level what the Big Bang is, but we dont know how it became the accepted theory, or how we might know... (read more)

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The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)
The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)
by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw
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In The Quantum Universe, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw approach the world of quantum mechanics in the same way they did in Why Does E=mc2? and make fundamental scientific principles accessible — and fascinating — to everyone. The subatomic realm... (read more)

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