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- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 15.19
This brilliantly inventive fantasy epic by the award-winning author of Watership Down immerses the reader in a medieval world complete with created languages, detailed maps and elaborate traditions and rituals. Centring on the long-awaited reincarnation of a giant bear among the half-barbaric Orelgan people, Shardik's appearance sets off a violent... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 16.99
From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edge of the Sky tells the story of the most important discoveries and mysteries in modern cosmology—with a twist. The book?s lexicon is limited to the thousand most common words in the English language, excluding physics... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 27.99
“Multiverse? cosmologies imagine our universe as just one of a vast number of others. While this idea has captivated philosophy, religion, and literature for millennia, it is now being considered as a scientific hypothesis—with different models emerging from cosmology, quantum mechanics, and string theory. Beginning with ancient Atomist and Stoic... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
Cosmology-Particles and Forces. Properties of Elementary Particles, the Building Blocks of the Universe. Basic Principles of Quantum Mechanics. Einstein's Relativistic Properties of Particles. Quantum Electrodynamics. Quantum Chromodynamics, the Strong Nuclear Force. Conservation Laws. The Particle Zoo. The Weak Nuclear Force. Gravitation.... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, seeking to understand the universe around us. Scientific knowledge is our most precious possession, and our future will be shaped by the breakthroughs to come. In this personal, visionary, and fascinating work, Neil Turok, Director of Canada?s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 10.19
Where did the Universe come from? The single biggest and most difficult question that there is. From early religions through Greek Philosophy and Western Science man has attempted to discover the meaning of our place in the Universe. In the last twenty years these debates have been cast in a new light by amazing discoveries, big bang theory and... more...
- No Starch Press 2011; US$ 15.95
The Manga Guide to the Universe explains how our solar system works; how we calculate distance in space; the Big Bang Theory; and theories about the Universe's evolution and cosmic expansion. Readers explore the Milky Way, faraway galaxies, supernovas, quasars, and black holes, as well as the history of space exploration, including the Moon landing,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 29.95
In the last thirty years humans have probed the Universe, explored the Solar System and visited with spacecraft some of the most incredible places humans have ever laid eyes upon. We have expanded our knowledge slowly and surely, but still now only see a glimpse of the bigger picture. "The Cosmic Keyhole" explores the big discoveries of recent... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 39.95
Offers a quantitative view of our civilization over the next 100,000 years, in comparison to the 40-60,000 years it took for modern humans to emerge from Africa, on the basis of contemporary scientific and technological knowledge. This book highlights the importance of long term monitoring and control of the atmospheric composition. more...