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- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
This book unfolds the subject of Relativity for undergraduate students of physics. It fills a gap between introductory descriptions and texts for researchers. Assuming almost no prior knowledge, it allows the student to handle all the Relativity needed for a university course, with explanations as simple, thorough, and engaging as possible. more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1993; US$ 175.00
Volume 2 covers the 1830s, a period when Faraday pursued the consequences of his discovery of electromagnetic induction and revised entirely the theories of electrochemistry and the nature of electricity.His correspondents include scientists of the day as well as antiquaries, military men, artists and politicians. more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1991; US$ 175.00
Volume 1 covers Faraday's early years up to his discovery of electromagnetic induction in 1831. Other scientific and technical topics covered include Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic rotations (in 1821), the liquefaction of gases (in 1823) and the long series of experiments in the latter part of the 1820s to improve optical glass. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 10.00
This invaluable collection of essays pays tribute to Dan Tsui, 1998 Nobel laureate in Physics. It paints a portrait of his outstanding personal attributes through the eyes of his friends and relatives. In addition, it provides a record of the environment which accompanied him in his search for knowledge. This book, capturing Dan Tsui's experience and... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 159.95
Ya. B. Zeldovich was certainly one of the greatest physicists and cosmologists of the 20th century. This volume presents reminiscences of this exemplary academician, providing biographical and historical insights from colleagues who knew him best. Zeldovich's achievements are outlined, including those in relativistic astrophysics and cosmology, the... more...
- NRC Research Press 2002; US$ 49.95
Gerhard Herzberg (1904-1999) was one of the greatest scientists of the last century. Born and educated in Germany, he started his research just as the exciting discovery of quantum mechanics began unraveling the mysteries of the microscopic world. Herzberg chose to study spectroscopy, the light emitted and absorbed by atoms and molecules, which has... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
Albert Einstein , part of Oxford's ongoing series Oxford Scientists , is an insightful and entertaining biography of a man whose scientific intuition was so powerful that almost everything he touched in physics turned to gold. Bernstein explains major theories and breakthroughs, and traces the paths that brought Einstein to his discoveries, such... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 31.99 US$ 27.51
Galileo Galilei tells the story of the famous mathematician and the work he did to change the way we see the world. Although he was censored and imprisoned for his radical ideas about the motion of the earth, he persisted in his pursuit of scientific truths to bestow upon future generations the inspiration to challenge conventional views. His theories... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 31.99 US$ 27.51
Isaac Newton , a volume in the ongoing Oxford Portraits in Science series, explores the life of the famed English mathematician and natural philosopher considered by many to be the greatest scientist that ever lived. Readers will learn about Newton's greatest accomplishments, such as the discoveries of gravity and the color spectrum and the development... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 59.00
A Physicist Remembers traces the effort to measure electron charge, spin, and momentum density on atoms and solids and to compare experiment with theory. Since the complexity of electron arrangements leads to subtle property changes in atoms, molecules and solids, theory and experiment have generally differed by about 1%. The Sagamore conferences have... more...