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  • 28th International Symposium on Shock Wavesby Konstantinos Kontis

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; Not Available

    The University of Manchester hosted the 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves between 17 and 22 July 2011. The International Symposium on Shock Waves first took place in 1957 in Boston and has since become an internationally acclaimed series of meetings for the wider Shock Wave Community. The ISSW28 focused on the following areas: Blast Waves,... more...

  • 28th International Symposium on Shock Wavesby Konstantinos Kontis

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; Not Available

    The University of Manchester hosted the 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves between 17 and 22 July 2011. The International Symposium on Shock Waves first took place in 1957 in Boston and has since become an internationally acclaimed series of meetings for the wider Shock Wave Community. The ISSW28 focused on the following areas: Blast Waves,... more...

  • Achieving the Rareby I-Juliana Christy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 30.00

    Robert F Christy was a fascinating physicist who was one of the key players in some of the most dramatic events of the 20th century.He was one of Oppenheimer's students, whom Oppenheimer hailed as “one of the best in the world.” He was a co-creator of the world's first nuclear reactor and the first atom bombs, of which the... more...

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

    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...

  • Against the Tideby L.C Woods

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 109.95

    In Against the Tide: An Autobiographical Account of a Professional Outsider, Leslie Woods relates the fascinating story of his life from fisherman's son in New Zealand to head of the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. After starting at a trade school, he won a scholarship to a university, then joined the RNZAF, and later became a fighter... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Jeremy Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    Albert Einstein did not impress his first teachers. They found him a dreamy child without an especially promising future. But some time in his early years he developed what he called "wonder" about the world. Later in life, he remembered two instances from his childhood--his fascination at age five with a compass and his introduction to the lucidity... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Frank Steiner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; Not Available

    Albert Einstein, der größte Physiker seit Newton, wurde 1879 in Ulm geboren. Im Jahre 1929 schrieb er der "Ulmer Abendpost" auf eine Anfrage: "Die Stadt der Geburt hängt dem Leben als etwas ebenso Einzigartiges an wie die Herkunft von der leiblichen Mutter. Auch der Geburtsstadt verdanken wir einen Teil unseres Wesens. So gedenke ich Ulms in... more...

  • Albert Einstein: Gentle Geniusby Don Herweck

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99

    Albert Einstein is probably the most influential scientist and greatest physicist of the twentieth century. He revolutionized our ideas about time and space, and he is best known for his theory of relativity and his equation E=mc2, which explains the relationship between energy and mass. By age 30, he was considered by many to be one of the world?s... more...

  • Albert Einstein, The Human Sideby Albert Einstein; Helen Dukas; Banesh Hoffmann; Ze'ev Rosenkranz

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    Modesty, humor, compassion, and wisdom are the traits most evident in this illuminating selection of personal papers from the Albert Einstein Archives. The illustrious physicist wrote as thoughtfully to an Ohio fifth-grader, distressed by her discovery that scientists classify humans as animals, as to a Colorado banker who asked whether Einstein believed... more...

  • Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kidsby Jerome Pohlen

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    Best known for his general theory of relativity and the famous equation linking mass and energy, E = mc², Albert Einstein had a lasting impact on the world of science, the extent of which is illuminated?along with his fascinating life and unique personality?in this lively history. In addition to learning all about Einstein?s important contributions... more...