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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...

#### Particles and Fundamental Interactions

Springer 2011; US$ 89.95The book provides theoretical and phenomenological insights on the structure of matter, presenting concepts and features of elementary particle physics and fundamental aspects of nuclear physics. Starting with the basics (nomenclature, classification, acceleration techniques, detection of elementary particles), the properties of fundamental interactions... 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$ 60.00High-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 2004; US$ 84.00Accessible introduction to string theory for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. more...