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- National Science Teachers Association 2014; US$ 28.46
If you and your students cant get enough of a good thing, Volume 2 of Uncovering Student Ideas in Physical Science is just what you need. The book offers 39 new formative assessment probes, this time with a focus on electric charge, electric current, and magnets and electromagnetism. It can help you do everything from demystify electromagnetic... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
In this user-friendly and informative book, prolific author and academic Vaclav Smil provides an introduction to this far-reaching term and gives the reader a greater understanding of energy's place in both past and present society. Starting with an explanation of the concept, he goes on to cover such exciting topics as the inner workings of the human... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 12.95
How do plants make their own food? Why do the different strings on a guitar have different sounds? What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the star is? What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, and microwaves? Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about energy for yourself with this... more...
- Templeton Press 2011; US$ 9.99
In this critically acclaimed book, first published in 1988 and now reprinted in paperback, scientist and author Paul Davies explains how recent scientific advances are transforming our understanding of the emergence of complexity and organization in the universe. Melding a variety of ideas and disciplines from biology, fundamental physics,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Energy is the central concept of physics. Unable to be created or destroyed but transformable from one form to another, energy ultimately determines what is and isn't possible in our universe. This book gives readers an appreciation for the limits of energy and the quantities of energy in the world around them. This fascinating book explores the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00
Energy is crucial for events of every kind, in this world or any other. Without energy, nothing would ever happen. Nothing would move and there would be no life. The sun wouldn't shine, winds wouldn't blow, rivers wouldn't flow, trees wouldn't grow, birds wouldn't fly, and fish wouldn't swim; indeed no material object, living or dead, could even exist.... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 149.00
Contains results on the progress in high-energy physics, accelerator, detection and nuclear technologies, as well as nuclear safety in high-energy experimentation and in nuclear industry. This work highlights experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN and cosmic-ray experiments. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 130.00
Exciting reading for anyone with a curious mind! 'Walking one day by a golf course in Wisconsin, I was startled to hear a sharp bang as a golf ball narrowly missed my head and hit a tree. My companion cheerfully remarked, 'That could have killed you, you know.' I picked up the innocent looking little white ball and looked at it with new respect.'... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
The top quark is by far the heaviest known fundamental particle with a mass nearing that of a gold atom. Because of this strikingly high mass, the top quark has several unique properties and might play an important role in electroweak symmetry breaking - the mechanism that gives all elementary particles mass. Creating top quarks requires access to... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99
You and the world around you are full of Energy . From the food you eat to the awesome power of the stars, energy is a part of everything in the Universe. How much energy is there in a bolt of lightning? Why is there more heat in an iceberg than a cup of tea? Find out how energy affects your daily life, the ways it is released, how plants... more...