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  • Nonlinear Optical Properties of Lc and Pdlcby Francesco Simoni

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    This monograph is devoted to a detailed treatment of the nonlinear optical properties of liquid crystals. The basic concepts of director optical reorientation and thermal nonlinearities are presented showing the fundamental theoretical approaches and describing the main experimental observations. The presentation is self-consistent and tutorial although... more...

  • Die Entwicklung der deutschen Universitätby Walter Rüegg; Winfried Fluck

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 14.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Walter Rüegg hat nicht nur während seines langen akademischen Lebens diesseits und jenseits des Atlantiks Erfahrungen mit den verschiedensten Studiengängen, -reformen und neuen Ansätzen der akademischen Ausbildung erlebt und praktiziert. Mit der Herausgabe der vierbändigen "Geschichte der Universität in Europa" und durch seine Mitarbeit... more...

  • Geschichteby Gunilla Budde; Dagmar Freist; Hilke Guenther-Arndt

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 31.00

    Aus dem Inhalt: Geschichte als Wissenschaft: Gegenstand, Entwicklung und Grundsätze. Berufsfelder für Historiker. Das Material und die Ordnung der Geschichte: Quellen, Zeiten, Räume und Dimensionen. Geschichtswissenschaftliches Denken und Forschen: Theorien, Methoden und Kontroversen. Schlüsselkompetenzen für Studium und Beruf: Zur Geschichte recherchieren... more...

  • The Accidental Scientistby Graeme Donald

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99

    Have you ever wondered how the ideas for some things come about? Surprisingly often it is as much down to chance as a single person's brilliance. The Accidental Scientist explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial innovation, outlining exactly how some of the most well-known products, gadgets and useful gizmos came... more...

  • Color Your Life with Crystalsby Margaret Ann Lembo

    Findhorn Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Tapping into children?s seemingly inherent love of rocks, this accessible introduction to gemology provides youngsters with a base understanding of crystal qualities, the power of colors, and the metaphysical importance of positive thinking. Divided into seven sections, each chakra is explored and visualization exercises are included in order to experience... more...

  • That's the Way the Cookie Crumblesby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 2002; US$ 10.95

    Interesting anecdotes and engaging tales make science fun, meaningful, and accessible. Separating sense from nonsense and fact from myth, these essays cover everything from the ups of helium to the downs of drain cleaners and provide answers to numerous mysteries, such as why bug juice is used to colour ice cream and how spies used secret inks. Mercury... more...

  • The Genie in the Bottleby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 2001; US$ 10.95

    The Genie in the Bottle makes science downright fun. Joe Schwarcz blends quirky anecdotes about everyday chemistry with engaging tales from the history of science. Get a different twist on licorice and travel to the dark side of the sun. Control stinky feet and bend spoons and minds. Learn about the latest on chocolate research, flax, ginkgo biloba,... more...

  • Radar, Hula Hoops and Playful Pigsby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 1999; US$ 12.95

    Joe Schwarcz tells it like it is. Whether he?s plumbing the mysteries of chicken soup or tracing the development of polyethylene, Schwarcz takes a little history, adds a dash of chemistry, and produces a gem of an essay every time. I wish he?d been my chemistry professor when I was in school. ? Christine Gorman, senior writer, Time Radar, Hula Hoops,... more...

  • Spektroskopieby Jürgen Böcker; Georg Schwedt

    Vogel Buchverlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Die Spektroskopie - die Charakterisierung von Atomen, Ionen und Molekülen durch typische Wellenlängen, die bei Anregung gemessen werden können - gehört heute zu den wichtigsten und weitverbreitetsten Verfahren der instrumentellen Analytik. Meßeinrichtungen wie Absorptions- und Emissionsspektrometer, Spektralphotometer usw. ermöglichen eine genaue Bestimmung... more...

  • The Accounts of Jongby Alexis Themo von Poser

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 34.07

    The author of this book investigates a system of indigenous thought that pervades the life in Kayan, a village at the North-Coast of Papua New Guinea in a multitude of ways. The material is framed from the perspective of the former village elder Blasius Jong. With its roots in pre-missionary time, this system links different spheres of life and constitutes... more...