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  • Physics for Students of Science and Engineeringby A. L. Stanford; J. M. Tanner

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Physics for Students of Science and Engineering is a calculus-based textbook of introductory physics. The book reviews standards and nomenclature such as units, vectors, and particle kinetics including rectilinear motion, motion in a plane, relative motion. The text also explains particle dynamics, Newton's three laws, weight, mass, and the application... more...

  • Physik IVby Georg Michael Kalvius

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 56.00

    Der erste Teil widmet sich der Atom- und Molekülphysik, der Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Wasserstoffatom und wasserstoffähnlichen Systemen. Im zweiten Teil wird eine Einführung in die statistische Physik der Wärme gegeben. Die für die moderne Physik essentielle Quantenstatistik wird eingeführt und mit Beispielen unterlegt. Der letzte Teil bringt die Grundlagen... more...

  • Theoretical Astrophysicsby Matthias Bartelmann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 110.00

    Beginning from first principles and adopting a modular structure, this book develops the fundamental physical methods needed to describe and understand a wide range of seemingly very diverse astrophysical phenomena and processes. For example, the discussion of radiation processes including their spectra is based on Larmor's equation and extended by... more...

  • Geheimnisvoller Kosmosby ; Thomas hrke; Roland Wengenmayr

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50

    Thomas Bührke ist Redakteur von 'Physik in unserer Zeit', freier Wissenschaftsjournalist und Autor mehrerer populärwissenschaftlicher Sachbücher in den Bereichen Physik und Astrophysik. Er studierte Physik an den Universitäten von Göttingen und Heidelberg und promovierte dort am Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie. Anschließend... more...

  • Astrophysics in a Nutshellby Dan Maoz

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    A concise but thorough introduction to the observational data and theoretical concepts underlying modern astronomy, Astrophysics in a Nutshell is designed for advanced undergraduate science majors taking a one-semester course. This well-balanced and up-to-date textbook covers the essentials of modern astrophysics--from stars to cosmology--emphasizing... more...

  • The Speed of Lightby David A. Grandy

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 16.95

    Light -- our experience of light, our measurement of light, and the notion that light speed is constant -- can be understood to mark our interface with the cosmos. David A. Grandy's book moves from the scientific to the existential, from Einstein to Merleau-Ponty, from light as a phenomenon to light... more...

  • Faster Than The Speed Of Lightby Joao Magueijo

    Random House 2011; US$ 17.58

    The idea that the speed of light is a constant - at 186,000 miles per second - is one of the few scientific facts that almost everyone knows. That constant - c- also appears in the most famous of all scientific equations: e=mc2- Yet over the last few years, a small group of highly reputable young physicists have suggested that the central dogma of... more...

  • The Transformation of Science in Germany At the Beginning of the Nineteenth Centuryby Olaf Breidbach; Roswitha Burwick

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 169.95

    Many books have looked at early nineteenth century science through the lens of the whole of Europe. This book takes a solidly Germanic view of natural science, depicting a view of natural science. It dismantles the well-worn cliché of a speculative philosophy and an empirical natural science that began to move further and further away from each... more...