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The Holographic Universe: The Revolutionary Theory of Reality
The Holographic Universe: The Revolutionary Theory of Reality
by Michael Talbot
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"Awake-up call to wonder, an adventure in ideas." —Larry Dossey,M.D., author of Space, Time & Medicine Now witha new foreword by Lynn McTaggart, author of TheField, Michael Talbots classic treatise on the latest frontiers of physicsreveals... (read more)

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Who's Afraid of Schrodinger's Cat?: An A-To-Z Guide to All the New Science Ideas You Need to Keep Up with the New Thinking
Who's Afraid of Schrodinger's Cat?: An A-To-Z Guide to All the New Science Ideas You Need to Keep Up with the New Thinking
by Ian Marshall
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Quantum theorist Erwin Schrvdinger invented his now-famous cat to illustrate the apparently impossible conundrums associated with quantum physics. The cat lives in an opaque box with a fiendish device that randomly feeds it either food, allowing it to... (read more)

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Great Ideas in Physics
Great Ideas in Physics
by Alan Lightman
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The conservation of energy, the second law of thermodynamics, the theory of relativity, quantum mechanics­­together, these concepts form the foundation upon which modern physics was built. But the influence of these four landmark ideas has... (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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Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists
Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists
by Fred Alan Wolf
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Preface: Six Years After Part One. Welcome to the Machine Chapter 1. The Passive Observer Chapter 2. Dawn of Consciousness Chapter 3. All Is One, All Is Change Chapter 4. The Idea of Discontinuity Chapter 5. Zeno and Moving Things (Zeno’ s First... (read more)

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
by Alan Lightman
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From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams and Mr g, a meditation on the unexpected ways in which recent scientific findings have shaped our understanding of ourselves and our place in the cosmos. With all the passion, curiosity, and precise yet... (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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The Isaac Newton School of Driving: Physics and Your Car
The Isaac Newton School of Driving: Physics and Your Car
by Barry Parker
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"Whether a reader is looking for simple applications or the physics of high performance racing vehicles, this book will make any reader pause and think about the science of their car and driving." -- National Science Teachers Association... (read more)

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Antimatter
Antimatter
by Frank Close
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Of all the mind-bending discoveries of physics--quarks, black holes, strange attractors, curved space--the existence of antimatter is one of the most bizarre. It is also one of the most difficult, literally and figuratively, to grasp. Antimatter explores... (read more)

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A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
by Stephen W. Hawking
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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to confront the supreme... (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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The Physics of Consciousness: The Quantum Mind and the Meaning of Life
The Physics of Consciousness: The Quantum Mind and the Meaning of Life
by Evan Harris Walker
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For decades, neuroscientists, psychologists, and an army of brain researchers have been struggling, in vain, to explain the phenomenon of consciousness. Now there is a clear trail to the answer, and it leads through the dense jungle of quantum physics... (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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What happens when something is sucked into a black hole? Does it disappear? Three decades ago, a young physicist named Stephen Hawking claimed it did-and in doing so put at risk everything we know about physics and the fundamental laws of the universe... (read more)

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From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
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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Physics (Homework Helpers)
Physics (Homework Helpers)
by Greg Curran
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Homework Helpers: Physics is the latest book in the popular series that has been designed to help students master the material and tackle the tests. It will help any student unravel the formulas that describe the world around him or her. Each lesson is... (read more)

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Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
by Michio Kaku
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The bold and thrilling quest to finally understand the brainandmdash;and along with it our mental afflictions, from depression to autismandmdash;by a rising star in neuroscience Sebastian Seung, a dynamic young professor at MIT, is at the forefront of a... (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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Strange Matters: Undiscovered Ideas at the Frontiers of Time and Space
Strange Matters: Undiscovered Ideas at the Frontiers of Time and Space
by Tom Siegfried
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Twentieth-century physics was a long, strange trip indeed. Stranger still is what might lie ahead. In this startling book, science writer Tom Siegfried takes us into a weird world of quark nuggets, selectrons, quintessence, and quantum cosmology and... (read more)

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