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  • 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

    Contents Preface A Stunning Discovery in the Cellar Ancient Logic: Bible and Inquisition Failed Experiments with Falling Bodies A Science "Irregular" in the Age of the Engineer The Meridian of Paris "Come See the Earth Turn" Mathematical Bedlam A New Bonaparte The Force of Coriolis The Panthéon The Gyroscope The Coup d'État and the... more...

  • The Legacy of Alladi Ramakrishnan in the Mathematical Sciencesby Krishnaswami Alladi; John R. Klauder; Calyampudi R. Rao

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 209.00

    Contributions include surveys and research articles from notable mathematicians, statisticians, and physicists, spanning three broad areas of science Volume will be of great interest to attendees of the ICM in Hyderabad August 2010 Historical photos, telegrams,and a biography of Alladi Ramakrishnan are of interest more...

  • Cobalt Bluesby Peter R. Almond

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    Leonard Grimmett's full story is now told for the first time Covers the history of the development of the cobalt-60 radiotherapy treatment units Describes the differences between the Oak Ridge graphite reactor and the Canadian Chalk River reactor and their capabilities for producing suitable cobalt-60 sources Describes the various individuals... more...

  • Discrete Models of Fluid Dynamicsby A. S. Alves

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1991; US$ 124.00

    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...

  • The Adventurous Life of Friedrich Georg Houtermans, Physicist (1903-1966)by Edoardo Amaldi; Saverio Braccini; Antonio Ereditato; Paola Scampoli

    Springer 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...

  • Gaseous Matterby Joseph A Angelo

    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...

  • The Pauli-Jung Conjecture and Its Impact Todayby Harald Atmanspacher; Christopher A. Fuchs

    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...

  • Optical Polarization of Moleculesby Marcis Auzinsh; Ruvin Ferber

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 64.00

    This book explains the theory and methods by which gas molecules can be polarized by light. more...

  • Fundamentals of Gas Dynamicsby V. Babu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 105.95

    Preface vii 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Compressibility of Fluids 1 1.2 Compressible and Incompressible Flows 2 1.3 Perfect Gas Equation of State 3 1.3.1 Continuum Hypothesis 4 1.4 Calorically Perfect Gas 6 2 One Dimensional Flows - Basics 9 2.1 Governing Equations 9 2.2 Acoustic Wave Propagation Speed 11 2.2.1 Mach Number 13 2.3... more...