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Neutrino
Neutrino
by Frank Close
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Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed by the billions in stars and pass through us constantly, unseen, at almost the speed of light. Yet half a century after their discovery, we still... (read more)

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Black Holes and Time Warps : Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (94 Edition)
Black Holes and Time Warps : Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (94 Edition)
by Kip S. Thorne
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Which of these bizarre phenomena, if any, can really exist in our universe? Black holes, down which anything can fall but from which nothing can return; wormholes, short spacewarps connecting regions of the cosmos; singularities, where space and time are... (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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Feynman Lectures on Physics #03: Quantum Mechanics
Feynman Lectures on Physics #03: Quantum Mechanics
by Richard P Feynman
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“The whole thing was basically an experiment,” Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and... (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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“A modern voyage of discovery.” —Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our eras most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book... (read more)

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Helix Books)
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Helix Books)
by Richard P Feynman
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating... (read more)

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The Instant Physicist
The Instant Physicist
by Richard A. Muller
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Richard A. Muller demonstrated in his recent bestseller, Physics for Future Presidents, that he has a unique talent for delivering the “aha” moment—making difficult topics accessible. In The Instant Physicist he shows his ability to... (read more)

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The Future of Spacetime
The Future of Spacetime
by Stephen W Hawking
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Where the science of black holes, gravitational waves, and time travel will likely lead us, as reported by spacetime's most important theoreticians and observers. Our Minds Tell US that some things in the universe must be true. The nw physics tells us... (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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Now with a new preface (not in any other edition) that will review the enormous public reception of the relatively obscure string theory--made possible by this book and an increased number of adherents amongst physicists--The Elegant Universe "sets a... (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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Many books have been written in an attempt to explain quantum physics to the layperson. Considering that most physicists still have problems coming to grips with the counter-intuitive implications of quantum theory, it is easy to understand why they do... (read more)

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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS   Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for readers who have... (read more)

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The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years of Covering the Expanding Universe
The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years of Covering the Expanding Universe
by Cornelia Dean
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From the discovery of distant galaxies and black holes to the tiny interstices of the atom, here is the very best on physics and astronomy from the New York Times! The newspaper of record has always prided itself on its award-winning science coverage... (read more)

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Art & Physics
Art & Physics
by Leonard Shlain
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Art interprets the visible world, physics charts its unseen workings--making the two realms seem completely opposed. But in Art & Physics, Leonard Shlain tracks their breakthroughs side by side throughout history to reveal an astonishing correlation of... (read more)

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Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension
Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension
by Michio Kaku
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Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
by Gary Zukav
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“The most exciting intellectual adventure I've been on since reading Robert Pirsigs Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.”—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesGary Zukavs timeless, humorous, New York Times bestselling... (read more)

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What Is Life?: With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches (Canto Book)
What Is Life?: With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches (Canto Book)
by Erwin Schrodinger
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Nobel laureate Erwin Schr??dinger??'s What is Life?, one of the great science classics of the twentieth century appears here together with Mind and Matter.... (read more)

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Classic Feynman (05 Edition)
Classic Feynman (05 Edition)
by Richard P. Feynman
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Richard Feynman (1918-1988) thrived on outrageous adventures. Now packaged with an hour-long audio CD of the 1978 "Los Alamos from Below" lecture, "Classic Feynman" offers readers a chance to finally hear a great tale in the Nobel Prize-winning physicist'... (read more)

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The Little Book of String Theory (Science Essentials)
The Little Book of String Theory (Science Essentials)
by Steven S Gubser
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"This is an engaging and concise introduction to the main ideas in string theory. Gubser gives us a quick tour of the basic laws of physics as we understand them today, and then demonstrates how string theory seeks to go beyond them. He serves as an... (read more)

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
by Richard P Feynman
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Outis a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view... (read more)

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The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems
The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems
by Fritjof Capra
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The Web of Life is a very succinct explanation for the interstices between chaotic math systems and Gaia theory. This book explains the concepts of autopoetic networks and the theories of AI without becoming mired in the incredibly dense math associated... (read more)

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