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My Brief History
My Brief History
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Stephen Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years. He is the author of several books, including the worldwide publishing phenomenon A Brief History of Time, A Briefer History of Time (written with... (read more)

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Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge (Dover Books on Physics)
Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge (Dover Books on Physics)
by Niels Bohr
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These essays and speeches by the Nobel Prize–winning physicist date from 1934 to 1958. Rather than expositions on quantum physics, the articles are philosophical in nature, exploring the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human endeavor... (read more)

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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
by Leonard Susskind
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The epic, behind-the-scenes story of an astounding gap in our scientific knowledge of the cosmos.   In the past few years, a handful of scientists have been in a race to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only 4 percent of it consists of... (read more)

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Tuva or Bust! Richard Feynman's Last Journey
Tuva or Bust! Richard Feynman's Last Journey
by Ralph Leighton
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As a stamp-collecting boy always fascinated by remote places, Nobel Prize?winning physicist Richard Feynman was particularly taken by the diamond-shaped stamps from a place called Tannu Tuva deep within Outer Mongolia. He hoped, someday, to travel there.... (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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Weather Almanac (Dover Books on Americana)
Weather Almanac (Dover Books on Americana)
by Eric Sloane
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In addition to his roles as a celebrated artist and folklorist, Eric Sloane was TV's first weatherman and an author whose popular books offer fascinating combinations of history, lore, and practical information. The Weather Almanac combines Eric Sloane's... (read more)

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The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
by Shing Tung Yau
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String theory says we live in a ten-dimensional universe, but that only four are accessible to our everyday senses. According to theorists, the missing six are curled up in bizarre structures known as Calabi-Yau manifolds. In The Shape of Inner Space... (read more)

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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information
Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information
by Vlatko Vedral
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In Decoding Reality, Vlatko Vedral offers a mind-stretching look at the deepest questions about the universe--where everything comes from, why things are as they are, what everything is. The most fundamental definition of reality is not matter or energy,... (read more)

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The Lightness of Being: Mass, Ether, and the Unification of Forces
The Lightness of Being: Mass, Ether, and the Unification of Forces
by Frank Wilczek
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Our understanding of natures deepest reality has changed radically, but almost without our noticing, over the past twenty-five years. Transcending the clash of older ideas about matter and space, acclaimed physicist Frank Wilczek explains a remarkable... (read more)

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Feynman's Tips on Physics: Reflections, Advice, Insights, Practice
Feynman's Tips on Physics: Reflections, Advice, Insights, Practice
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Feynmans Tips on Physics is a delightful collection of Richard P. Feynmans insights and an essential companion to his legendary Feynman Lectures on Physics With characteristic flair, insight, and humor, Feynman discusses topics physics students often... (read more)

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Linear Water Waves: A Mathematical Approach
Linear Water Waves: A Mathematical Approach
by N G Kuznetsov
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This book gives a self-contained and up-to-date account of mathematical results in the linear theory of water waves. The study of waves has many applications, including the prediction of behavior of floating bodies (ships, submarines, tension-leg... (read more)

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Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist
by Thomas Levenson
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A fascinating slice of true-crime history that unfolds in 1695, when law enforcement was unheard of and modern money was little more than a concept When renowned scientist Isaac Newton took up the post of Warden of His Majestys Mint in London, another... (read more)

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Optics in the Age of Euler: Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795
Optics in the Age of Euler: Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795
by Casper Hakfoort
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This book studies the eighteenth-century origins and early phase of a fundamental debate in optics: whether light is a particle or wave. Specifically, it is the first in-depth study of the contents and reception of Leonhard Euler's wave theory of light... (read more)

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A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down
A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down
by Robert B. Laughlin
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In this age of superstring theories and Big Bang cosmology, we're used to thinking of the unknown as impossibly distant from our everyday lives. But in A Different Universe, Nobel Laureate Robert Laughlin argues that the scientific frontier is right... (read more)

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The Edge of Physics: A Journey to Earth's Extremes to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
The Edge of Physics: A Journey to Earth's Extremes to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
by Anil Ananthaswamy
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In this deeply original book, science writer Anil Ananthaswamy sets out in search of the telescopes and detectors that promise to answer the biggest questions in modern cosmology. Why is the universe expanding at an ever faster rate? What is the nature... (read more)

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The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered Over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything (Harvest Book)
The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered Over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything (Harvest Book)
by K C Cole
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-266) and index.... (read more)

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Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist
Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist
by Gordon Fraser
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This book presents a biography of Abdus Salam, the first Muslim to win a Nobel Prize for Science (Physics 1979), who was nevertheless excommunicated and branded as a heretic in his own country. His achievements are often overlooked, even besmirched... (read more)

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Uranium Wars: The Scientific Rivalry That Created the Nuclear Age
Uranium Wars: The Scientific Rivalry That Created the Nuclear Age
by Amir D Aczel
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Uranium, a nondescript element when found in nature, in the past century has become more sought after than gold. Its nucleus is so heavy that it is highly unstable and radioactive. If broken apart, it unleashes the tremendous power within the atomthe... (read more)

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The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
by Sean Carroll
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Scientists have just announced an historic discovery on a par with the splitting of the atom: the Higgs boson, the key to understanding why mass exists has been found. In The Particle at the End of the Universe, Caltech physicist and acclaimed writer... (read more)

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The Joy of Physics
The Joy of Physics
by Arthur Wiggins
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