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How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog
How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog
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They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But what about relativity?Physics professor Chad Orzel and his inquisitive canine companion, Emmy, tackle the concepts of general relativity in this irresistible introduction to Einstein’s... (read more)

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Algebra & Trigonometry (Rea's Problem Solvers)
Algebra & Trigonometry (Rea's Problem Solvers)
by Rea
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REAs Algebra and Trigonometry Problem Solver Each Problem Solver is an insightful and essential study and solution guide chock-full of clear, concise problem-solving gems. Answers to all of your questions can be found in one convenient source from one of... (read more)

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How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival
How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival
by David Kaiser
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Today, quantum information theory is among the most exciting scientific frontiers, attracting billions of dollars in funding and thousands of talented researchers. But as MIT physicist and historian David Kaiser reveals, this cutting-edge field has a... (read more)

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Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy (P.S.)
Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy (P.S.)
by Jane Leavy
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“The incomparable and mysterious Sandy Koufax is revealed…. This is an absorbing book, beautifully written.” —Wall Street Journal “Leavy has hit it out of the park…A lot more than a biography. Its a consideration... (read more)

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The Physics of Superheroes
The Physics of Superheroes
by James Kakalios
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James Kakalios explores the scientific plausibility of the powers and feats of the most famous superheroes — and discovers that in many cases the comic writers got their science surprisingly right. Along the way he provides an engaging and witty... (read more)

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Elegant Universe : Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (03 Edition)
Elegant Universe : Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (03 Edition)
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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Annals of the Former World
Annals of the Former World
by John Mcphee
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In 1978, New Yorker science writer John McPhee set out on a series of road trips with prominent geologists. In each case, they remained close to Interstate 80, which spans the country at about the 40th parallel. McPhee's purpose was to write an... (read more)

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Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
by Cathy N Davidson
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"As scholarly as [it] is . . . this book about education happens to double as an optimistic, even thrilling, summer read." —The New York Times A brilliant combination of science and its real-world application, Now You See It sheds light... (read more)

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Dreams of a Final Theory: The Scientist's Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature
Dreams of a Final Theory: The Scientist's Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature
by Steven Weinberg
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
by Lisa Randall
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The bestselling author of Warped Passages, one of Time magazine's “100 Most Influential People in the World,” and one of Esquire's "75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century," Lisa Randall gives us an exhilarating overview of the latest... (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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Many books have been written in an attempt to explain quantum physics to the layperson. Considering that most physicists still have problems coming to grips with the counter-intuitive implications of quantum theory, it is easy to understand why they do... (read more)

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Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach
Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach
by John L Hennessy
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The era of seemingly unlimited growth in processor performance is over: single chip architectures can no longer overcome the performance limitations imposed by the power they consume and the heat they generate. Today, Intel and other semiconductor firms... (read more)

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PHP and MySQL Web Development
PHP and MySQL Web Development
by Luke Welling
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PHP and MySQL Web Development, Fourth Edition The definitive guide to building database-drive Web applications with PHP and MySQL PHP and MySQL are popular open-source technologies that are ideal for quickly developing database-driven Web applications... (read more)

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Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion
Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion
by Gary Vaynerchuk
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Do you have a hobby you wish you could do all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night? Now is the perfect time to take those passions and make a living doing what you love. In CRUSH IT! Why NOW Is The Time To Cash In On Your Passion, Gary... (read more)

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The Periodic Kingdom: A Journey Into the Land of the Chemical Elements (Science Masters)
The Periodic Kingdom: A Journey Into the Land of the Chemical Elements (Science Masters)
by P W Atkins
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Come on a journey into the heart of matter—and enjoy the process!—as a brilliant scientist and entertaining tour guide takes you on a fascinating voyage through the Periodic Kingdom, the world of the elements. The periodic table, your map for... (read more)

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Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)
Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)
by Steve Schwartz
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Visual QuickStart Guides, designed in an attractive tutorial and reference format, are the quickest, easiest, and most thorough way to learn applications, tasks, and technologies. The Visual QuickStart Guides are a smart choice and guide the learner in a... (read more)

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Eight Lectures on Theoretical Physics
Eight Lectures on Theoretical Physics
by Max Planck
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Landmark lectures (1909) by discoverer of quantum theory present revolutionary developments occasioned by application of quantum hypothesis to blackbody radiation. Also, how statistical mechanics transformed understanding of chemical physics; principle... (read more)

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C++ Pocket Reference
C++ Pocket Reference
by Kyle Loudon
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C++ is a complex language with many subtle facets. This is especially true when it comes to object-oriented and template programming. The C++ Pocket Reference is a memory aid for C++ programmers, enabling them to quickly look up usage and syntax for... (read more)

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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
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This learned and amusing work covers the origin of the universe to the human genome. A welcome journey with Bryson in typical wise and witty fashion.... (read more)

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A Concept of Limits
A Concept of Limits
by Donald W Hight
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An exploration of conceptual foundations and the practical applications of limits in mathematics, this text offers a concise introduction to the theoretical study of calculus. It analyzes the idea of a generalized limit and explains sequences... (read more)

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