This is the International Mystery Sale
 
 

Physics
Popular


There are 580 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Physics - Popular
Page 5 of 29 next

Light
Light
by R W Ditchburn
Publisher Comments
This classic study, available for the first time in paperback, clearly demonstrates how quantum theory is a natural development of wave theory, and how these two theories, once thought to be irreconcilable, together comprise a single valid theory of... (read more)

List Price $49.95
Your price: $11.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


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
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


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
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $25.95
Your price: $6.25
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles
Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles
by Paul Halpern
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $27.95
Your price: $5.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Great Beyond: Higher Dimensions, Parallel Universes and the Extraordinary Search for a Theory of Everything
The Great Beyond: Higher Dimensions, Parallel Universes and the Extraordinary Search for a Theory of Everything
by Paul Halpern
Publisher Comments
The concept of multiple unperceived dimensions in the universe is one of the hottest topics in contemporary physics. It is essential to current attempts to explain gravity and the underlying structure of the universe. The Great Beyond begins with... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $10.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character
by Richard Phillips Feynman
Publisher Comments
Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek; cracking... (read more)

List Price $15.95
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


How to Build a Time Machine
How to Build a Time Machine
by Paul Davies
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $14.00
Your price: $4.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down
A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down
by Robert B. Laughlin
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $26.00
Your price: $6.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein (Biography of Physics)
The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein (Biography of Physics)
by George Gamow
Publisher Comments
"This book is Gamow at his best, which means the very best in science for the layman."—Library Journal Widely recognized as one of the twentieth century's foremost physicists, George Gamow was also an unusually capable popularizer of science... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $3.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space
Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space
by Lisa Randall
Publisher Comments
On July 4, 2012, physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva madehistory when they discovered an entirely new type of subatomic particle that many scientists believe is the Higgs boson. For forty years, physicists searched for this capstone to the... (read more)

List Price $9.99
Your price: $4.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


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)

List Price $17.95
Your price: $1.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Meaning of It All
Meaning of It All
by Richard Phillips Feynman
Publisher Comments
Many appreciate Richard P. Feynman?s contributions to twentieth-century physics, but few realize how engaged he was with the world around him?how deeply and thoughtfully he considered the religious, political, and social issues of his day. Now, a... (read more)

List Price $14.00
Your price: $5.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Physics of Star Trek
The Physics of Star Trek
by Lawrence Krauss
Publisher Comments
What warps when youre traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Anyone who has ever wondered “could this really happen?”... (read more)

List Price $16.99
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


How Big Is Big and How Small Is Small: The Sizes of Everything and Why
How Big Is Big and How Small Is Small: The Sizes of Everything and Why
by Timothy Paul Smith
Publisher Comments
This book is about how big is the universe and how small are quarks, and what are the sizes of dozens of things between these two extremes. It describes the sizes of atoms and planets, quarks and galaxies, cells and sequoias. It is a romp through forty... (read more)

Your price: $39.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Elegant Universe Superstrings Uk Edition
Elegant Universe Superstrings Uk Edition
by Brian Greene
Publisher Comments
An erudite explanation of String theory, which resolves the hundred-year-old antagonism between General Relativity and Quantum Theory. Relating the scientific struggle behind physics' search for the theory of everything, it makes some of the most... (read more)

Your price: $8.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


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 Dr. Ronald L. Mallett and Bruce Henderson
Publisher Comments
This is the dramatic and inspirational first-person story of theoretical physicist, Dr. Ronald Mallett, who recently discovered the basic equations for a working time machine that he believes can be used as a transport vehicle to the past. Combining... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $6.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


New Theories of Everything
New Theories of Everything
by John D Barrow
Publisher Comments
Published in 1991, John Barrow's Theories of Everything was hailed as "a mind-boggling intellectual adventure" by Publishers Weekly and as "an exhilarating journey...important, engaging, and highly literate" by New Scientist. Now, in New Theories of... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $7.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
by Tom Rogers
Synopsis
In this fascinating and funny guide, author Tom Rogers examines 20 different topics and shows how, when it comes to filmmaking, the rules of physics are flexible.... (read more)

List Price $18.99
Your price: $5.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives
The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives
by A R P Rau
Publisher Comments
The beauty of physics lies in its coherence in terms of a few fundamental concepts and principles. Even physicists have occasion to marvel at the overarching reach of basic principles and their ability to account for features stretching from the... (read more)

Your price: $44.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Six Not So Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, & Space-Time (Helix Book)
Six Not So Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, & Space-Time (Helix Book)
by Richard P Feynman
Publisher Comments
No twentieth-century American scientist is better known to a wider spectrum of people than Richard P. Feynman (1918–1988)—physicist, teacher, author, and cultural icon. His autobiographies and biographies have been read and enjoyed by millions... (read more)

List Price $15.95
Your price: $9.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


«prev 1 ... 3 4 5 7 ... 29 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 580 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Physics
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.