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#### The Grand Design

Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent ?grand design? of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion?or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow... more...

#### The Little Book of String Theory

Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95The Little Book of String Theory offers a short, accessible, and entertaining introduction to one of the most talked-about areas of physics today. String theory has been called the "theory of everything." It seeks to describe all the fundamental forces of nature. It encompasses gravity and quantum mechanics in one unifying theory. But... more...

#### Basic Concepts of String Theory

Springer 2012; US$ 99.00The purpose of this book is to thoroughly prepare the reader for research in string theory at an intermediate level. As such it is not a compendium of results but intended as textbook in the sense that most of the material is organized in a pedagogical and self-contained fashion. Beyond the basics, a number of more advanced topics are introduced, such... more...

#### Supercomputing, Collision Processes, and Applications

Springer 1999; US$ 193.00A survey of recent developments in many areas of atomic and molecular collision physics, applications, and scientific disciplines in which supercomputers play a central role. The work also logs 40 years' scientific contributions by Professor P.G. Burke, up to his retirement in 1998. more...

#### Cold and Ultracold Collisions in Quantum Microscopic and Mesoscopic Systems

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00High-level book on cold and ultracold collisions in physics. more...

#### Geometry and Physics of Branes

CRC Press 2002; US$ 231.00Branes are solitonic configurations of a string theory that are represented by extended objects in a higher-dimensional space-time. They are essential for a comprehension of the non-perturbative aspects of string theory, in particular, in connection with string dualities. From the mathematical viewpoint, branes are related to several important theories,... more...

#### A First Course in String Theory

Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 84.00Accessible introduction to string theory for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. more...

#### The Standard Model

Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 60.00This 2006 book uses the standard model as a vehicle for introducing quantum field theory. more...

#### String Theory and M-Theory

Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 96.00Graduate textbook for courses in string theory. more...