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Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science (Great Discoveries)
Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science (Great Discoveries)
by Lawrence M Krauss
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Perhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman changed the way we think about quantum mechanics, the most perplexing of all physical theories. Here Lawrence M. Krauss, himself a theoretical physicist and best... (read more)

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Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down: Zen and the Art of Physics Demonstrations
Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down: Zen and the Art of Physics Demonstrations
by Robert Ehrlich
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Physics has the reputation of being difficult to understand and remote from everyday life. Robert Ehrlich, however, has spent much of his career disproving these stereotypes. In the long-awaited sequel to Turning the World Inside Out and 175 Other Simple... (read more)

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The Nature of Space and Time: New Edition (Princeton Science Library)
The Nature of Space and Time: New Edition (Princeton Science Library)
by Stephen Hawking
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Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of... (read more)

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Supersymmetry and Beyond: From the Higgs Boson to the New Physics
Supersymmetry and Beyond: From the Higgs Boson to the New Physics
by Gordon Kane
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The epic story of the quest to uncover a fully unified theory of physics, revised to reflect the possible discovery of the Higgs Boson.... (read more)

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Teleportation: The Impossible Leap
Teleportation: The Impossible Leap
by David J. Darling
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The idea of teleportation is familiar to everyone who has watched Star Trek. With the words "beam me up," a person shimmers out of existence in one place and then rematerializes an instant later somewhere else. No longer the stuff of science fiction... (read more)

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Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
by James Gleick
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From the author of the national bestseller Chaos comes an outstanding biography of one of the most dazzling and flamboyant scientists of the 20th century that "not only paints a highly attractive portrait of Feynman but also . . . makes for a... (read more)

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God and the New Physics
God and the New Physics
by Paul Davies
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How did the universe begin and how will it end? What is matter? What is mind, and can it survive death? What are time and space, and how do they relate to ideas about God? Is the order of the universe the result of accident or design? The most profound... (read more)

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Light
Light
by R W Ditchburn
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Classic study presents a single theory of light, integrating two theories previously thought to be irreconcilable: the wave and quantum theories. Aimed at students with an intermediate-level knowledge of physics.... (read more)

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Six Easy Pieces Essentials of Physics Explained By Its Most Brilliant Teacher
Six Easy Pieces Essentials of Physics Explained By Its Most Brilliant Teacher
by Richard P Feynman
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Richard P. Feynman (1918–1988) was widely recognized as the most creative physicist of the post–World War II period. His career was extraordinarily expansive. From his contributions to the development of the atomic bomb a Los Alamos during... (read more)

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Mad about Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities
Mad about Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities
by Christoph Jargodzki
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More mind-bending fun in physics The sequel to the popular Mad About Physics, Mad About Modern Physics promises endless hours of entertaining, challenging fun. With detailed answers to hundreds of questions ("Are fluorescent lights dangerous to your... (read more)

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Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos
Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos
by Seth Lloyd
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Is the universe actually a giant quantum computer? According to Seth Lloyd--professor of quantum-mechanical engineering at MIT and originator of the first technologically feasible design for a working quantum computer--the answer is yes. This book... (read more)

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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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Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles
Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles
by Paul Halpern
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An accessible look at the hottest topic in physics and the experiments that will transform our understanding of the universe The biggest news in science today is the Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest and most powerful particle-smasher, and the... (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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Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter—from the smallest quarks to the most... (read more)

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The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living
The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living
by Fritjof Capra
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Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction. In the 1980s, complexity... (read more)

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How to Build a Time Machine
How to Build a Time Machine
by Paul Davies
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From an award-winning physicist and internationally acclaimed science writer comes an entertaining tour of the mind-boggling breakthroughs that make time travel possible.... (read more)

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Einstein's Telescope: The Hunt for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe
Einstein's Telescope: The Hunt for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe
by Evalyn Gates
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Dark energy. Dark matter. These strange and invisible substances don't just sound mysterious: their unexpected appearance in the cosmic census is upending long-held notions about the nature of the Universe. Astronomers have long known that the Universe... (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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Not since Richard Feynman has a Nobel Prize-winning physicist written with as much panache as Robert Laughlin does in this revelatory and essential book. Laughlin proposes nothing less than a new way of understanding fundamental laws of science. In this... (read more)

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Beyond Uncertainty: Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb
Beyond Uncertainty: Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb
by David C. Cassidy
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"Exhaustively detailed yet eminently readable, this is an important book."Publishers Weekly, starred review "Cassidy does not so much exculpate Heisenberg as explain him, with a transparency that makes this biography a pleasure to read."Los Angeles... (read more)

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Superforce
Superforce
by Paul Davies
About the Author
PAUL DAVIES is Director of the Beyond Center at Arizona State University and the bestselling author of more than twenty books. He won the 1995 Templeton Prize for his work on the deeper meaning of science. His books include About Time, The Fifth Miracle,... (read more)

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