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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 78.95
Concepts and relationships in thermal and statistical physics form the foundation for describing systems consisting of macroscopically large numbers of particles. Developing microscopic statistical physics and macroscopic classical thermodynamic descriptions in tandem, Statistical and Thermal Physics: An Introduction provides insight into basic... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
The hunt for the Higgs particle involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. Finally, on 4 July 2012, CERN made the momentous announcement that a Higgs-like particle had been discovered. Here, Jim Baggott explains the science behind the discovery, how the theory was developed, and its implications for the future. more...
- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 15.99
In this compilation of David Suzuki's latest thoughts and writings, the renowned scientist, author, and broadcaster explores the myriad environmental challenges the world faces and their interconnected causes. In doing so, Suzuki shows that understanding the causesand recognizing that everything in nature, including us, is interconnectedis crucial... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
Energy and its relationship to matter started with big bang a widely accepted theory in contemporary cosmology, which concerns the origin and evolution of the universe. According to this theory, an incredibly powerful explosion about 13.7 billion years ago started the present universe. Prior to this explosion, matter, energy, space, and time did not... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 115.00 US$ 92.00
This textbook carefully develops the main ideas and techniques of statistical and thermal physics and is intended for upper-level undergraduate courses. The authors each have more than thirty years' experience in teaching, curriculum development, and research in statistical and computational physics. Statistical and Thermal... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96
In the first fractions of a second after the Big Bang lingers a question at the heart of our very existence: why does the universe contain matter but almost no antimatter? The laws of physics tell us that equal amounts of matter and antimatter were produced in the early universe?but then something odd happened. Matter won out over antimatter; had... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
What continues to expand to take up all the space it can? Gases! A gas is a state of matter, like a liquid and a solid. But it has properties that are quite different. In this book, read all about the differences and what makes a gas a gas. 32 pages more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 38.00 US$ 31.16
This book traces the history of ideas about the nature of matter and also the way that mankind has used material resources that the world offers. Starting with the ideas of ancient civilizations that air, earth, fire and water were the basic ingredients of all matter, it traces the development of the science of chemistry beginning within the ranks... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 345.17
This book presents the majority of the contributions to the Tenth German-Vietnamese Seminar on Physics and Engineering (GVS10) that took place in the Gustav- Stresemann-Institut (GSI) in Bonn from June 6 to June 9, 2007. In the focus of these studies are the preparation and basic properties of new material systems, related investigation methods, and... more...