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Essential University Physics: Volume 1
Essential University Physics: Volume 1
by Richard Wolfson
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics
Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics
by Robert Gilmore
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In this cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes accessible some complex concepts in quantum mechanics by sending Alice to Quantumland-a whole new Wonderland, smaller than an atom, where each attraction demonstrates a different aspect of... (read more)

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The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications
by David Deutsch
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From one of our foremost thinkers and public intellectuals, a radical new view of the nature of time and the cosmos What is time? This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe more deeply into the... (read more)

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Extreme Weather: Understanding the Science of Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Floods, Heat Waves, Snow Storms, Global Warming, and Other Atmosph
Extreme Weather: Understanding the Science of Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Floods, Heat Waves, Snow Storms, Global Warming, and Other Atmosph
by Michael Mogil
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The ultimate guide to the planet-altering effects of extreme weather, featuring full-color photos and fascinating explanations of how weather systems work--now in paperback Recent decades have brought record temperatures, devastating storms, and killer... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein, 2e (Complete Idiot's Guides)
Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein, 2e (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Gary F Moring
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Gary F. Moring has taught physics to non-physics students at the University of Phoenix since 1985, as well as courses in philosophy, religion, and mathematics. He received his M.A. from JFK University and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. He is... (read more)

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Beamtimes and Lifetimes: The World of High Energy Physicists
Beamtimes and Lifetimes: The World of High Energy Physicists
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Traweek's account successfully captures much of the flavour of the high-energy physicist's way of life...They aspire to reveal the immutable, everlasting laws governing the evolution of the universe "outside human space and time" yet the physicist... (read more)

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The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World
by James Kakalios
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A highly entertaining exploration of the complicated science of quantum mechanics made easy to understand by way of pop culture. As a young science fiction fan, physicist James Kakalios marveled at the future predicted in the pulp magazines, comics, and... (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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Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
by Michio Kaku
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A physicist speeds across space, time and everything in between showing that our elegant universeandmdash;from the Higgs boson to antimatter to the most massive group of galaxiesandmdash;is shaped by hidden symmetries that have driven all our recent... (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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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
by Lee Smolin
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andquot;If you are looking for a bracing alternative vision of physics built from the ground up, Smolin's Time Reborn will take you to the mountaintop.andquot; andmdash; NPR What is time? Itandrsquo;s the sort of question we rarely ask because it seems... (read more)

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The Making of the Atomic Bomb
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
by Richard Rhodes
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Physics for Future Presidents: The Science behind the Headlines
Physics for Future Presidents: The Science behind the Headlines
by Richard A. Muller
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What does E=mc2 really mean? What is DNA? What was the big bang? These scientific concepts have changed our perception of the world…but for many of us they remain mysteries, bits and pieces of information retained from classroom lectures but never... (read more)

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About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
by Paul Davies
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Frederic Golden andlt;Iandgt;San Francisco Chronicleandlt;/Iandgt; A stimulating -- indeed, timely -- read.... (read more)

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Measured Tones: The Interplay of Physics and Music, Third Edition
Measured Tones: The Interplay of Physics and Music, Third Edition
by Ian Johnston
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Most books concerned with physics and music take an approach that puts physical theory before application. Consequently, these works tend to dampen aesthetic fascination with preludes burdened by an overabundance of algebraic formulae. In Measured Tones:... (read more)

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E=mc2: Simple Physics: Why Balloons Rise, Apples Fall and Golf Balls Go Awry
E=mc2: Simple Physics: Why Balloons Rise, Apples Fall and Golf Balls Go Awry
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You don't have to be Einstein to understand quantum physics. With amusing examples from film, TV, and history, learn how physics affects everything in your surroundings--without the use of mind-bending math or the need for a particle accelerator. With E... (read more)

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The Expanded Quotable Einstein
The Expanded Quotable Einstein
by Albert Einstein
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"All of us who lack Einstein's intellectual and spiritual gifts owe a debt of gratitude to Princeton University Press for having humanized him in this innovative way."--Timothy Ferris, The New York Times Book Review... (read more)

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Substance and Function and Einstein's Theory of Relativity (Dover Phoenix Editions)
Substance and Function and Einstein's Theory of Relativity (Dover Phoenix Editions)
by Ernst Cassirer
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In this double-volume work, a great modern philosopher propounds a system of thought in which Einstein's theory of relativity represents only the latest (albeit the most radical) fulfillment of the motives inherent to mathematics and the physical... (read more)

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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo
Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo
by Galileo Galilei
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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
by Erik Larson
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“Gripping...the Jaws of hurricane yarns.” The Washington... (read more)

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