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Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-

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  • Isaac Newtonby Gale E. Christianson

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 16.99

    Part of the "Oxford's Lives and Legacies" series, this book presents a portrait of Isaac Newton and the times in which he lived. It also sheds light on Newton's later life as master of the mint in London, where he managed to convict and hang the arch criminal William Chaloner, and his presidency of the Royal Society. more...

  • Unsteady Motion of Continuous Mediaby K. P. Stanyukovich

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Unsteady Motion of Continuous Media covers the technical applications in the study of rapidly occurring processes in unsteady motion of continuous media. This 15-chapter text focuses on the detonation and explosion processes. The introductory chapters review the mathematical and thermodynamic methods of gas dynamics, as well as the fundamental equations... more...

  • The Correspondence of Michael Faraday, Volume 1by F. James

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1991; US$ 159.00

    The initial volume of the correspondence of Micahel Faraday (1791-1867), published in the year of the bicentenary of his birth, covers his 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... more...

  • The Correspondence of Michael Faraday, Volume 2by F. James

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1993; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • Introduction to Reactive Gas Dynamicsby Raymond Brun

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 99.99

    In high energy gas flows, at high velocities and high temperatures, physical and chemical processes such as molecular vibrational excitation, dissociation, ionisation or various reactions take place and deeply influence the structure of the flows. The characteristic times of these processes have the same order of magnitude as aerodynamic characteristic... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Jeremy Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    Albert Einstein did not impress his first teachers. They found him a dreamy child without an especially promising future. But some time in his early years he developed what he called "wonder" about the world. Later in life, he remembered two instances from his childhood--his fascination at age five with a compass and his introduction to the lucidity... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Frank Steiner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 69.99

    Albert Einstein, der größte Physiker seit Newton, wurde 1879 in Ulm geboren. Im Jahre 1929 schrieb er der "Ulmer Abendpost" auf eine Anfrage: "Die Stadt der Geburt hängt dem Leben als etwas ebenso Einzigartiges an wie die Herkunft von der leiblichen Mutter. Auch der Geburtsstadt verdanken wir einen Teil unseres Wesens. So gedenke ich Ulms in... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Anne Schraff

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95

    Few people have had as great an impact on our understanding of the natural world than Albert Einstein. His brilliant insights into the nature of the universe transformed life in the twentieth century. Read this fascinating story of a true genius and his efforts to bring about a peaceful world. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential... more...

  • Analogies in Physics and Lifeby Richard M. Weiner

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 65.00

    Analogies play a fundamental role in science. To understand how and why, at a given moment, a certain analogy was used, one has to know the specific, historical circumstances under which the new idea was developed. This historical background is never presented in scientific articles and quite rarely in books. For the general reader, the undergraduate... more...

  • The Clockwork Universeby Edward Dolnick

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    New York Times bestselling author Edward Dolnick brings to light the true story of one of the most pivotal moments in modern intellectual history?when a group of strange, tormented geniuses invented science as we know it, and remade our understanding of the world. Dolnick?s earth-changing story of Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the birth of... more...