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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 79.99
Extends Leonardo's vision of painting as a science to "scientific representation" Restores a visual dimension to the mathematical sciences Highlights the shared characteristics of the space opened to painting by linear perspective and that opened to science by complex numbers more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 89.99
The essays in this book look at the question of whether physics can be based on information, or ? as John Wheeler phrased it ? whether we can get ?It from Bit?. They are based on the prize-winning essays submitted to the FQXi essay competition of the same name, which drew over 180 entries. The eighteen contributions address topics as diverse as quantum... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 110.00
Separation-by-Implanted-Oxygen (SIMOX) technology is a method of fabrication of silicon on-insulator structures and substrates by implanting high doses of oxygen and high temperature annealing. SIMOX consists of a sequence of chapters, each of which is written by a pioneer or key contributor to the technical area. The content includes an historical... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 199.00
This book is devoted to current advances in the field of nonlinear mathematical physics and modeling of critical phenomena that can lead to catastrophic events. Pursuing a multidisciplinary approach, it gathers the work of scientists who are developing mathematical and computational methods for the study and analysis of nonlinear phenomena and who... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 16.99
La découverte scientifique et la maîtrise de l'électricité ont bouleversé notre société au même titre que l'invention de l'écriture alphabétique durant l'Antiquité et de l'imprimerie à caractères mobiles au XVe siècle. Il ne s'agit pas seulement d'un phénomène naturel mis au service de l'homme par la science, mais d'un élément central de l'épistémè... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 189.00
In early April 1911 Albert Einstein arrived in Prague to become full professor of theoretical physics at the German part of Charles University. It was there, for the first time, that he concentrated primarily on the problem of gravitation. Before he left Prague in July 1912 he had submitted the paper ?Relativitat und Gravitation: Erwiderung auf eine... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 149.00
The articles included in this Volume represent a broad and highly qualified view on the present state of general relativity, quantum gravity, and their cosmological and astrophysical implications. As such, it may serve as a valuable source of knowledge and inspiration for experts in these fields, as well as an advanced source of information for young... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 55.00
This distinctive monograph examines the dynamic rhetorical processes by which scientists shape, negotiate, and position their work within an interdisciplinary community. Author Ann M. Blakeslee studies the everyday rhetorical practices of a group of condensed matter theoretical physicists, and presents here the first substantial qualitative study of... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 15.00
In his bestselling E=mc2, David Bodanis led us, with astonishing ease, through the world?s most famous equation. Now, in Electric Universe , he illuminates the wondrous yet invisible force that permeates our universe?and introduces us to the virtuoso scientists who plumbed its secrets. For centuries, electricity was seen as little more than a curious... more...