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Dynamical Theory of Sound 2ND Edition
Dynamical Theory of Sound 2ND Edition
by Horace Lamb
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Comprehensive mathematical treatment of physical aspects of sound covers theory of vibrations, general theory of sound, and equations of motion of strings, bars, membranes, pipes, and resonators. 86 figures. 1925 edition.... (read more)

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Superforce
Superforce
by Paul Davies
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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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Meaning of It All
Meaning of It All
by Richard Phillips Feynman
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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)

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Currents of Change: El Nino's Impact on Climate and Society
Currents of Change: El Nino's Impact on Climate and Society
by Michael Glantz
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o is, how it affects global weather patterns, and why all of us should be concerned.... (read more)

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Barron's E-Z Physics (4TH 09 Edition)
Barron's E-Z Physics (4TH 09 Edition)
by Lehrman
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Known for many years as Barron's Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern... (read more)

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Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
by Tom Rogers
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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)

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Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance
Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance
by Dennis Overbye
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In Einstein in Love, Dennis Overbye has written the first profile of the great scientist to focus exclusively on his early adulthood, when his major discoveries were made. It reveals Einstein to be very much a young man of his time-draft dodger, self... (read more)

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Black Hole War : My Battle With Stephen Hawking To Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics (09 Edition)
Black Hole War : My Battle With Stephen Hawking To Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics (09 Edition)
by Leonard Susskind
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“Fascinating . . . One of the most important stories in the history of science.”— Washington Post In recent years, a handful of scientists has been racing to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only 4 percent of it consists... (read more)

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Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law
Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law
by Peter Woit
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At what point does theory depart the realm of testable hypothesis and come to resemble something like aesthetic speculation, or even theology? The legendary physicist Wolfgang Pauli had a phrase for such ideas: He would describe them as "not even wrong,"... (read more)

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Q Is for Quantum: An Encyclopedia of Particle Physics
Q Is for Quantum: An Encyclopedia of Particle Physics
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andlt;Bandgt;THE QUANTUM WORLD FROM A TO Zandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world -- the place where most of the... (read more)

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Empire of the Stars: Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes
Empire of the Stars: Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes
by Arthur I Miller
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In August 1930, on a voyage from Madras to London, a young Indian looked up at the stars and contemplated their fate. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (Chandra, as he was called) calculated that certain stars would suffer a most violent death, collapsing to... (read more)

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Advances in Solid State Physics #45: Advances in Solid State Physics / Volume 45
Advances in Solid State Physics #45: Advances in Solid State Physics / Volume 45
by Berhard Kramer
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The present volume 45 of Advances in Solid-State Physics contains the written versions of selected invited lectures from the spring meeting of the Arbeitskreis Festkörperphysik of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft in the World Year of Physics 2005,... (read more)

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Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics
Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics
by Gino Segre
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A fascinating tribute to the forefathers of two of todayand#8217;s most exciting scientific fields Thanks to Max Delbruck and George Gamow, today we have mapped the human genome and understand the ramifications of the Big Bang. In his characteristically... (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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Inverse Problems & Optimal Design in Electricity & Magnetism
Inverse Problems & Optimal Design in Electricity & Magnetism
by P Neittaanmaki
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The optimization theory has been extensively applied to mechanical engineering and the solution of inverse problems in structural mechanics, but its use in electromagnetism is much more recent. This is the first book to explore optimal design in... (read more)

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Bankrupting Physics: How Today's Top Scientists Are Gambling Away Their Credibility (MacSci)
Bankrupting Physics: How Today's Top Scientists Are Gambling Away Their Credibility (MacSci)
by Alexander Unzicker
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The recently celebrated discovery of the Higgs boson has captivated the publics imagination with the promise that it can explain the origins of everything in the universe. Its no wonder that the media refers to it grandly as the "God particle." Yet... (read more)

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The Quantum World
The Quantum World
by Kenneth W. Ford
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As Kenneth W. Ford shows us in The Quantum World, the laws governing the very small and the very swift defy common sense and stretch our minds to the limit. Drawing on a deep familiarity with the discoveries of the twentieth century, Ford gives an... (read more)

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Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
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This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology’s essential questions: What came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? And what cosmic future awaits us?   Penrose shows how the expected... (read more)

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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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Gary Zukav has written "the Bible" for those who are curious about the mind-expanding discoveries of advanced physics, but who have no scientific background. Like a Wu Li Master who would teach us wonder for the falling petal before speaking of gravity... (read more)

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Introducing Stephen Hawking 2ND Edition
Introducing Stephen Hawking 2ND Edition
by J P Mcevoy
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The perfect guide to Hawking's work, brilliantly written by science journalist and former physicist, J.P. McEvoy, who was helped by several long discussions with Hawking in researching the book.... (read more)

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