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  • Applications of Pade' Approximation Theory in Fluid Dynamicsby A. Pozzi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1994; US$ 79.00

    Although Padé presented his fundamental paper at the end of the last century, the studies on Padé's approximants only became significant in the second part of this century.Padé procedure is related to the theory of continued fractions, and some convergence theorems can be expressed only in terms of continued fractions. Further,... more...

  • Salam + 50by Michael Duff

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 79.00

    The year 2007 marked not only the centenary of Imperial College London but also the 50th anniversary of the late Nobel Laureate Professor Abdus Salam's arrival at the College. Accordingly, a conference entitled “Salam + 50” organized by the Theoretical Physics Group was held at Imperial College on 7 July 2007.Many distinguished guests... more...

  • A Passion for Discoveryby Peter Freund

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 26.00

    This fascinating book assembles human stories about physicists and mathematicians. Remarkably, these stories cluster around some general themes having to do with the interaction between scientists, and with the impact of historic events — such as the advent of fascism and communism in the twentieth century — on scientists' behavior.... more...

  • Tabibito (The Traveller)by Hideki Yukawa

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1981; US$ 26.00

    This is Yukawa's autobiography of his early years, written in Japanese when he was fifty years old. It describes his family background and the education and experience, both social and intellectual, that helped to form his character and direct his career. Especially valuable to the historian of science are his discussions of scientific relationships... more...

  • TheCorrespondence of Michael Faradayby Frank A.J.L. James

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1996; US$ 175.00

    Almost 75% of the letters in Volume 3 were previously unpublished. During this period (1841-1848) he discovered the magneto-optical effect and diamagnetism, allowing him to argue for his views on the nature of matter. more...

  • TheCorrespondence of Michael Faradayby Frank A.J.L. James

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2008; US$ 175.00

    The letters in this volume concern Faraday's work on topics such as terrestrial and atmospheric magnetism, the electrification of lighthouses and the theory of telegraphic retardation, as well as advice to the Government on the war with Russia, his exclusion from the Sandemanian Church and his views on table turning. more...

  • Julian Schwingerby Yee Jack Ng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 20.00

    In the post-quantum-mechanics era, few physicists, if any, have matched Julian Schwinger in contributions to and influence on the development of physics. A deep and provocative thinker, Schwinger left his indelible mark on all areas of theoretical physics; an eloquent lecturer and immensely successful mentor, he was gentle, intensely private, and known... more...

  • The Foundations of Newtonian Scholarshipby Richard Henry Dalitz; Michael Nauenberg

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 79.00

    Newtonian scholarship has taken great steps forward in the last half-century. The recent completion of critical editions of Newton's mathematical papers and of his scientific correspondence, as well as the publication of the first volume of his optical papers and of variant readings of the Principia in the original Latin, have made most of Newton's... more...

  • Liquid-State Physical Chemistryby Gijsbertus de With

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00

    For many processes and applications in science and technology a basic knowledge of liquids and solutions is a must. Gaining a better understanding of the behavior and properties of pure liquids and solutions will help to improve many processes and to advance research in many different areas. This book provides a comprehensive, self-contained and integrated... more...

  • Genius in the Shadowsby William Lanouette; Bela Silard

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo Szilard, known in scientific circles as father of the atom bomb.? The man who first developed the idea of harnessing energy from nuclear chain reactions,... more...