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- Wiley 2009; US$ 239.00 US$ 207.13
This relatively new field applies equations from string theory to solve the questions of early cosmology, since the standard picture of our universe emerging from a 'big bang' leaves many fundamental issues unanswered. String theory, on the other hand, postulates that fundamental ingredients of nature are not zero-dimensional point particles but tiny... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 19.95
One of the major philosophical texts of the 20th century, Process and Reality is based on Alfred North Whitehead?s influential lectures that he delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the 1920s on process philosophy. Whitehead?s master work in philsophy, Process and Reality propounds a system of speculative philosophy, known as process philosophy,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 41.00
Between Copernicus and Galileo is the story of Christoph Clavius, the Jesuit astronomer and teacher whose work helped set the standards by which Galileo's famous claims appeared so radical, and whose teachings guided the intellectual and scientific agenda of the Church in the central years of the Scientific Revolution. Though relatively unknown... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; Not Available
In the years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's A Brief History Of Time has established itself as a landmark volume in scientific writing. It has become an international publishing phenomenon, translated into forty languages and selling over nine million copies. The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking?s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin?and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending?or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
Do a little armchair time-travel, rub elbows with a four-dimensional intelligent life form, or stretch your mind to the furthest corner of an uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, Surfing Through Hyperspace , you need not be a mathematician or an astrophysicist to explore the all-but-unfathomable concepts of hyperspace and higher-dimensional... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 67.38
Progress in precision cosmology has complicated our view of the universe, which now features anomalies such as ?dark energy? and the sheer improbability of the preconditions for the Big Bang. This book explores the subject in the context of quantum gravity. more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 31.99
In this enthralling and illuminating book, Eric Chaisson, author of the classic work Cosmic Dawn , synthesizes current scientific thinking regarding the origin and evolution of the universe. How did everything around us-the air, the land, the sea, and the stars-come to be? What is the source of order, form, and structure characterizing all material... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 89.85
This basic course in physics is aimed at scientists and engineers and, along with a wealth of helpful exercises and solutions, includes the mathematical basics for each topic. It covers everything from elementary thermodynamics to magnetism and optics. more...