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Cosmology
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
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This learned and amusing work covers the origin of the universe to the human genome. A welcome journey with Bryson in typical wise and witty fashion.... (read more)

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Quantum Mechanics
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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum (Theoretical Minimum)
Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum (Theoretical Minimum)
by Leonard Susskind and Art Friedman
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From the bestselling author of The Theoretical Minimum, an accessible introduction to the math and science of quantum mechanics Quantum Mechanics is a (second) book for anyone who wants to learn how to think like a physicist. In this follow-up to the... (read more)

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General
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Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
by Christine McKinley
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From the host of the History channels Brad Meltzers Decoded: the laws of the universe like youve never experienced them before. This approachable book explains the world of physics with clarity, humor, and a dash of adventure. Physics for Beautiful... (read more)

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A New Kind of Science
A New Kind of Science
by Stephen Wolfram
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This long-awaited work from one of the world's most respected scientists presents a series of dramatic discoveries never before made public. Starting from a collection of simple computer experiments — illustrated in the book by striking computer... (read more)

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Meteorology
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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
by Erik Larson
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National Bestseller September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that... (read more)

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The World without Us
The World without Us
by Alan Weisman
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"Let us try a creative experiment," Alan Weisman proposes on page three: If humans disappeared from earth, what would happen? To your home, for example. To our cities, farms, and oceans. To the animals that remain. Or to the billion tons of plastic we'd... (read more)

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Study Guides
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Fundamentals of Physics
Fundamentals of Physics
by David Halliday
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No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers... (read more)

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Electricity and Magnetism
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Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics
Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics
by Simon Ramo
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'This comprehensive revision begins with a review of static electric and magnetic fields, providing a wealth of results useful for static and time-dependent fields problems in which the size of the device is small compared with a wavelength. Some of the... (read more)

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Sale Books
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The Day Without Yesterday: Lemaitre, Einstein, and the Birth of Modern Cosmology
The Day Without Yesterday: Lemaitre, Einstein, and the Birth of Modern Cosmology
by John Farrell
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Sometimes our understanding of our universe is given a huge boost by one insightful thinker. Such a boost came in the first half of the twentieth century, when an obscure Belgian priest put his mind to deciphering the nature of the cosmos. Is the... (read more)

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Used Books
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How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
by Janna Levin
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Started as a series of letters to her mom, How the Universe Got Its Spots turned into Janna Levin's diary of her life as a scientist out to determine the size of the cosmos. Levin poetically mixes fascinating scientific details with personal anecdotes. A... (read more)

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