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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 229.00
In the spirit of Alladi Ramakrishnan?s profound interest and contributions to three fields of science ? Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics ? this volume contains invited surveys and research articles from prominent members of these communities who also knew Ramakrishnan personally and greatly respected his influence in these areas of science. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00
This book describes the development of the first cobalt-60 unit, used in radiation treatments for cancer, and the man behind it, Leonard Grimmett. It tells the story of the development of one of the world's largest cancer centers and medical physics programs. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1991; US$ 65.00
Recent developments of discrete methods of fluid dynamics, particularly the two most relevant aspects: the "half" discrete case discrete Boltzmann equation; and the "totally" discrete one lattice gas were discussed. Both the conceptual and numerical significance of these discrete models were covered as well as the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.95
The physicist Friedrich Houtermans (1903-1966) was an essential promoter and proponent of the development of physics in Berne. He introduced a number of activities in the field of elementary particles, with a special focus on the physics of cosmic rays, and important contributions in applied physics. This biography of Houtermans was written by Edoardo... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
aseous Matter focuses on the many important discoveries that led to the scientific interpretation of matter in the gaseous state. This new, full-color resource describes the basic characteristics and properties of several important gases, including air, hydrogen, helium, oxygen, and nitrogen. The nature and scope of the science of fluids is discussed... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 23.99
Related to the key areas of Pauli's and Jung's joint interests, the book covers overlapping issues from the perspectives of physics, philosophy, and psychology. Of primary significance are epistemological questions connected to issues such as realism, measurement, observation, consciousness, and the unconscious. The contributions assess the... more...