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  • Einstein and the Quantumby A. Douglas Stone

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Einstein and the Quantum reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he thought more about the nature of atoms, molecules, and the emission and absorption of light--the core of what we now... more...

  • The Quotable Feynmanby Richard P. Feynman; Michelle Feynman; Brian Cox; Yo-Yo Ma

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    ?Some people say, ?How can you live without knowing?? I do not know what they mean. I always live without knowing. That is easy. How you get to know is what I want to know.??Richard P. Feynman Nobel Prize?winning physicist Richard P. Feynman (1918?88) was that rarest of creatures?a towering scientific genius who could make himself understood by anyone... more...

  • Breathing Spaceby Mark Everard

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 33.95

    Everard's work represents the long overdue incorporation of air into our wider understanding of ecosystems, and argues persuasively for the need for governments to recognise the importance of air as a resource. more...

  • The Man Who Changed Everythingby Basil Mahon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95

    This is the first biography in twenty years of James Clerk Maxwell, one of the greatest scientists of our time and yet a man relatively unknown to the wider public. Approaching science with a freshness unbound by convention or previous expectations, he produced some of the most original scientific thinking of the nineteenth century ? and his discoveries... more...

  • How to Think Like Einsteinby Daniel Smith

    Michael O'Mara 2015; US$ 9.99

    Daniel Smith works in publishing as a writer, editor, and researcher of non-fiction. His previous books include How to Think Like Steve Jobs , How to Think Like Sherlock , Is Their Alot Wrong with this Centence? , and other books. more...

  • Isaac Newton pocket GIANTSby Andrew May

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Isaac Newton had an extraordinary idea. He believed the physical universe and everything in it could be described in exact detail using mathematical relationships. He formulated a law of gravity that explained why objects fall downwards, how the moon causes the tides, and why planets and comets orbit the sun. While Newton's work has been added to... more...

  • Asymptotic Perturbation Theory of Wavesby Lev Ostrovsky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00

    This book is an introduction to the perturbation theory for linear and nonlinear waves in dispersive and dissipative media. The main focus is on the direct asymptotic method which is based on the asymptotic expansion of the solution in series of one or more small parameters and demanding finiteness of the perturbations; this results in slow variation... more...

  • Fundamentals of Gas Dynamicsby V. Babu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics, Second Edition isa comprehensively updated new edition and now includes a chapter on the gas dynamics of steam. It covers the fundamental concepts and governing equations of different flows, and includes end of chapter exercises based on the practical applications. A number of useful tables on the thermodynamic properties... more...

  • Recent Developments in Cavitation Mechanismsby Seiichi Washio

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    How does cavitation start? Presently, the nucleus theory provides the answer to this fundamental question. However the idea of nuclei contains inaccuracies that cannot be rationalized. Recent Developments in Cavitation Mechanisms discusses the uncertainties surrounding the nucleus theory, and proposes another theory of cavitation mechanism. Characteristically,... more...

  • Bird of Passage: Recollections of a Physicistby Rudolf Peierls

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Here is the intensely personal and often humorous autobiography of one of the most distinguished theoretical physicists of his generation, Sir Rudolf Peierls. Born in Germany in 1907, Peierls was indeed a bird of passage," whose career of fifty-five years took him to leading centers of physics--including Munich, Leipzig, Zurich, Copenhagen, Cambridge,... more...