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  • Bubble Dynamics and Shock Wavesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book offers an ideal reference for graduate students as well as scientists and engineers interested in the interaction of shock waves with bubbles and their propagation properties in bubbly liquids with applications in medical and earth sciences. more...

  • Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation WAVES 2003by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 199.00

    These proceedings include articles of the Sixth International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation (WAVES 2003), held in Jyviiskylii, Finland, from June 30 to July 4, 2003. As in the previous five conferences in this series, its program covered a broad range of topics related to the mathematical modeling and numerical... more...

  • Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 11by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    Volume 11 in this series discusses therapeutic applications of stem cells in disease and tissue injury. Coverage includes pluripotent stem cells, which can give rise to the endodermal, ectodermal, and mesodermal lineages; multipotent stem cells, which can generate all cells in a particular lineage and unipotent stem cells, which can give rise to only... more...

  • High Temperature Phenomena in Shock Wavesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book presents the latest understanding of high temperatures generated in gases by shock waves that give rise to such phenomena as molecular vibrational excitation, dissociation, ionization, chemical reactions and inherently related radiation. more...

  • Shock Waves Science and Technology Library, Vol. 6by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 219.00

    This book examines the fundamentals of detonation physics in gaseous and condensed phase reactive media. Chapters include Chemical Equilibrium Detonation; Steady One-Dimensional Detonations; Detonation Instability; Dynamic Parameters of Detonation and more. more...

  • Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Physicsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book presents a collection of texts by the German physicist and philosopher Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), for use in seminars on the history, epistemology and structure of physics. Most texts appear in English for the first time. Weizsäcker became famous through his works in physics, mainly in the early development of nuclear physics.... more...

  • Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Philosophyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book presents a collection of texts by the German philosopher and physicist Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), for use in seminars on philosophy, mainly epistemology and the philosophy of physics or foundations of quantum mechanics, but also for courses on German philosophy of the 20th century or the philosophy of science. Most texts appear... more...

  • People at the Wellby Anne-Christina Achterberg-Bones; Emmanuel Akpabio; Nikhil Anand; Karlheinz Cless; Irit Eguavoen; Hans Peter Hahn; Klaus Hilbert; Wolfram Laube; Simon Meissner; Klaus Ruthenberg; Jens Soentgen; Bettina Weiz; Petra Weschenfelder; Richard Wilk; Hans Peter Hahn; Karlheinz Cless; Jens Soentgen

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 28.00

    Water is never just H2O. It is always more. It has its own ways of world-making and is much more than just a substance or a commodity. Water is also a focal point of religious meanings and inspires cultural practices. The book shows the different forms, the wide range and the impressive diversity of people´s dealings with water in different cultures.... more...

  • Newtonby Peter Ackroyd

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.95

    When Newton was not yet twenty-five years old, he formulated calculus, hit upon the idea of gravity, and discovered that white light was made up of all the colors of the spectrum. By 1678, Newton designed a telescope to study the movement of the planets and published Principia , a milestone in the history of science, which set forth his famous laws... more...

  • Pendulumby Amir D. Aczel

    Atria Books 2007; US$ 19.95

    In 1851, struggling, self-taught physicist Léon Foucault performed a dramatic demonstration inside the Panthéon in Paris. By tracking a pendulum's path as it swung repeatedly across the interior of the large ceremonial hall, Foucault offered the first definitive proof -- before an audience that comprised the cream of Parisian society, including the... more...