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  • Radon Measurements by Etched Track Detectorsby S.A. Durrani; Radomir Ilic

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 132.00

    Exposure to radon gas, which is present in the environment naturally, constitutes over half the radiation dose received by the general public annually. At present, the most widely used method of measuring radon concentration levels throughout the world, both in dwellings and in the field, is by etched track detectors — also known as Solid State... more...

  • What Makes You Cleverby Derek Partridge

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 104.00

    From Black Holes and Big Bangs to the Higgs boson and the infinitesimal building blocks of all matter, modern science has been spectacularly successful, with one glaring exception — intelligence. Intelligence still remains as one of the greatest mysteries in science. How do you chat so effortlessly? How do you remember, and why do you forget?... more...

  • Brief History of Light, And Those That Lit The Wayby R J Weiss

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 94.00

    From Leonardo to Oppenheimer, from candles to lasers, from cave drawings to cinema, from Stonehenge to quantum mechanics, from Genesis to the Big Bang, light has filled our thoughts, our way of life, our aesthetics, our technology, and our means for survival. Richard Weiss leads us along these paths over the past 500 light years. The way is lit by... more...

  • Candid Scienceby I Hargittai; M Hargittai

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 154.00

    In this book, 36 famous chemists, including 18 Nobel laureates, tell about their lives in science, the beginnings of their careers, their aspirations, and their hardships and triumphs. The reader will learn about their seminal discoveries, and the conversations in the book bring out the humanity of these great scientists. NMR spectroscopy, computational... more...

  • A Career in Theoretical Physicsby P W Anderson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1994; US$ 190.00

    Theoretical physicist and Nobel Laureate Philip Anderson has been described as one of the most imaginative of condensed matter physicists working today. His achievements have not merely constituted significant discoveries in their own right, but have also frequently set the agenda for the work of others. His pioneering contributions include the Anderson... more...

  • Conduction System Of The Mammalian Heart,Theby S Tawara; K Suma; M Shimada

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 127.00

    Sunao Tawara's epoch-making work on the excitation conduction system of the mammalian heart paved the way for the advancement of modern cardiology in the 20th century. Even today, more than 90 years after the publication of the German monograph ?Das Reizleitungssystem des Säugetierherzen?, his precise account of the conduction system from the atrioventricular... more...

  • Engines Of Prosperityby G R Ungson; J D Trudel

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 59.00

    The world of business is in the throes of a new revolution. It is, paradoxically, both the best and worst of times. Opportunity abounds, but the economic, societal, and technological foundations of the Machine Age are crumbling. Confounded by chaos and heavily pressured for results, most Western managers have no better ideas for how to compete than... more...

  • Exotic Optionsby P G Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 143.00

    This book provides the first systematic classification and treatment to essentially all exotic options currently trading at the Over-the-Counter (OTC) market. It contains exact closed-form pricing formulae and approximated closed-form pricing formulae for all popular exotic options. It includes arguments for and pricing formulae of exotic options with... more...

  • Fields Medallists' Lecturesby S M Atiyah; D Iagolnitzer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 168.00

    Although the Fields Medal does not have the same public recognition as the Nobel Prizes, they share a similar intellectual standing. It is restricted to one field - that of mathematics - and an age limit of 40 has become an accepted tradition. Mathematics has in the main been interpreted as pure mathematics, and this is not so unreasonable since major... more...

  • From Adam Smith To Michael Porterby D S Cho; H C Moon

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 110.00

    Traditionally, a nation's international competitiveness has been explained by international trade theories originating from Adam Smith. However, today's global economy is too complicated to be explained by the traditional trade theories. Recently, Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School introduced a new competitiveness theory, the so-called diamond... more...