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- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
A comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding how radiation affects our everyday lives Nuclear energy, X-rays, radon, cell phones . . . radiation is part of the way we live on a daily basis, and yet the sources and repercussions of our exposure to it remain mysterious. Now Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist Wayne Biddle offers a first-of-its-kind... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 59.95
Fusion: The Energy of the Universe, 2e is an essential reference providing basic principles of fusion energy from its history to the issues and realities progressing from the present day energy crisis. The book provides detailed developments and applications for researchers entering the field of fusion energy research. This second edition includes... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 9.99
Winner of the prestigious 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books ?A modern voyage of discovery.? ?Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our era?s most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book on the subject, The... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity. Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter Gale, M.D,?the... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.56
In the early 1960s, three groups of physicists, working independently in different countries, stumbled upon an idea that would change physics and fuel the imagination of scientists for decades. That idea was the Higgs boson - to find it would be to finally understand the origins of mass - the last building block of life itself. Now, almost 50 years... more...
- Scientific American 2012; US$ 3.99
?What time is it?? That simple question is probably asked more often in contemporary society than ever before. In our clock-studded world, the answer is never more than a glance away, and so we can blissfully partition our days into ever smaller increments for ever more tightly scheduled tasks. Modern scientific revelations about time, however, make... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 42.00
This book presents a systematic and detailed account of the classical and quantum theory of the relativistic string and some of its modifications. Main attention is paid to the first-quantized string theory with possible applications to the string models of hadrons as well as to the superstring approach to unifications of all the fundamental interactions... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 113.00
The book explains how magnetized plasmas self-organize in states of electromagnetic turbulence that transports particles and energy out of the core plasma faster than anticipated by the fusion scientists designing magnetic confinement systems in the 20th century. It describes theory, experiments and simulations in a unified and up-to-date presentation... more...