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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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The epic, behind-the-scenes story of an astounding gap in our scientific knowledge of the cosmos.   In the past few years, a handful of scientists have been in a race to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only 4 percent of it consists of... (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
by John Gribbin
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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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The philosophy of quantum mechanics :an interactive interpretation
The philosophy of quantum mechanics :an interactive interpretation
by Richard Healey
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This is one of the most important books on quantum mechanics to have appeared in recent years. It offers a dramatically new interpretation that resolves puzzles and paradoxes associated with the measurement problem and the behavior of coupled systems. A... (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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The Many-Body Problem in Quantum Mechanics (Dover Books on Physics)
The Many-Body Problem in Quantum Mechanics (Dover Books on Physics)
by N H March
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Single-volume account of methods used in dealing with the many-body problem and the resulting physics. Single-particle approximations, second quantization, many-body perturbation theory, Fermi fluids, superconductivity, many-boson systems, more. Each... (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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Electronic Structure and the Properties of Solids: The Physics of the Chemical Bond
Electronic Structure and the Properties of Solids: The Physics of the Chemical Bond
by Walter A Harrison
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"Should be widely read by practicing physicists, chemists and materials scientists." — Philosophical Magazine In this comprehensive and innovative text, Professor Harrison (Stanford University) offers a basic understanding of the electronic... (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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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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Computational Colour Science Using MATLAB:  
Computational Colour Science Using MATLAB:  
by Stephen Westland
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Presenting a practical, problem-based approach to colour physics, this title describes the key issues encountered in modern colour engineering, including efficient representation of colour information, fourier analysis of reflectance spectra... (read more)

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The Holographic Universe
The Holographic Universe
by Michael Talbot
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The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot is one of my favorite books. Fascinating. Amazing! Physics, swamis, waves, and particles. Extremely readable.... (read more)

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