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Massive: The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science
Massive: The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science
by Ian Sample
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In Massive, prize-winning science journalist Ian Sample tells the story of the race to locate the Higgs Boson, the elusive particle whose existence remains to be proven. Since 1964, when Peter Higgs described an over-arching theory of mass that depended... (read more)

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Mathematical Physics 2ND Edition
Mathematical Physics 2ND Edition
by Donald H Menzel
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Thorough, extremely useful treatment of classical mechanics, electromagnetic theory, and relativity, includes full explanations of function theory, vectors, matrices, dyadics, tensors, partial differential equations, and other advanced mathematical... (read more)

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Pandora's Keepers: Nine Men and the Atomic Bomb
Pandora's Keepers: Nine Men and the Atomic Bomb
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- The first major account of the Manhattan Project that focuses on the moral dimensions, the emotional dramas, and the interpersonal relationships, both before 1945 and after--not just the science.- An all-star cast: Even readers who don't know much... (read more)

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The Future of Theoretical Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating Stephen Hawking's 60th Birthday
The Future of Theoretical Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating Stephen Hawking's 60th Birthday
by G. W. Gibbons and E. P. S. Shellard and S. J. Rankin
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Volume to celebrate Stephen Hawking??'s sixtieth birthday, with contributions from the world??'s leading theoretical physicists.... (read more)

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Physics
Physics
by James S Walker
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Walker uses an integrated "suite" of tools, worked Examples, Active Examples, and Conceptual Checkpoints,  to make conceptual understanding an integral part of solving quantitative problems.  The pedagogy and approach are based on... (read more)

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Time Traveler: A Scientist's Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality
Time Traveler: A Scientist's Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality
by Ronald L Mallett
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A first-person account by a theoretical scientist who believes he has discovered the basic equations for a working time machine describes his achievements as one of America's first theoretical physicists, his breakthroughs in quantum mechanics, and his... (read more)

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Advances in Imaging & Electron Physics #143: Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Volume 143
Advances in Imaging & Electron Physics #143: Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Volume 143
by Na Silvis Cividjian
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Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics merges two long-running serials-Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics and Advances in Optical and Electron Microscopy. This series features extended articles on the physics of electron devices (especially... (read more)

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AIP Conference Proceedings / Accelerators, Beams, and Instru #807: High Energy Density and High Power RF: 7th Workshop on High Energy Density and High Power RF
AIP Conference Proceedings / Accelerators, Beams, and Instru #807: High Energy Density and High Power RF: 7th Workshop on High Energy Density and High Power RF
by David K Abe
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This is the seventh in a series of international workshops on high-power and high-energy density microwave devices for accelerator, plasma physics, and defense applications. The scope of this workshop included accelerators for high energy physics, plasma... (read more)

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From Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of Physics
From Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of Physics
by Roger G. Newton
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Science is about 6000 years old while physics emerged as a distinct branch some 2500 years ago. As scientists discovered virtually countless facts about the world during this great span of time, the manner in which they explained the underlying... (read more)

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The Unknown Universe: The Origin of the Universe, Quantum Gravity, Wormholes, and Other Things Science Still Can't Explain
The Unknown Universe: The Origin of the Universe, Quantum Gravity, Wormholes, and Other Things Science Still Can't Explain
by Richard Hammond
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For the past 10 years, physicists have been banging their heads against the wall, trying to understand one of the greatest new mysteries of the cosmos: Why is the universe pulling itself apart at an ever-increasing rate? Is this a mysterious new... (read more)

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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach Boxed Set Vol 1-5 with Masteringphysicsa (Masteringphysics)
Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach Boxed Set Vol 1-5 with Masteringphysicsa (Masteringphysics)
by Randall D Knight
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0321516370 / 9780321516374 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach Boxed Set Vol 1-5 with MasteringPhysics™   Package consists of:    0321513576 / 9780321513571 Student Workbook for Physics for Scientists and... (read more)

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Modern physics
Modern physics
by Kenneth S Krane
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Bring Modern Physics to Life with a Realistic Software Simulation! Enhance the thorough coverage of Krane's Modern Physics 2e with hands-on, real-world experience! Modern Physics Simulations, developed by the Consortium for Upper-Level Physics Software... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Physics 4TH Edition
Fundamentals of Physics 4TH Edition
by David Halliday
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Retaining the comprehensiveness and rigor of the previous edition, this sequel has been dramatically revised to be more student oriented. Definitions and issues have been improved, making them tighter and more easily understood. More than 400 sample... (read more)

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Physics for Scientists and Engineers
Physics for Scientists and Engineers
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How & the Why: An Essay on the Origins & Development of Physical Theory
How & the Why: An Essay on the Origins & Development of Physical Theory
by David Park
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Fundamentals of Physics 4TH Edition Volume 2 Extende
Fundamentals of Physics 4TH Edition Volume 2 Extende
by David Halliday
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Partial table of contents: Measurement. Vectors. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions. Force and Motion 2. Work and Kinetic Energy. Systems of Particles. Collisions. Rotation. Oscillations. Gravitation. Fluids. Waves 1. Temperature. The Kinetic Theory of... (read more)

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Intermediate Atomic & Nuclear Physics
Intermediate Atomic & Nuclear Physics
by A W Harrison
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Understanding Physics the Electron Proto
Understanding Physics the Electron Proto
by Isaac Asimov
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