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- Quercus 2013; Not Available
Invention and innovation are what distinguish the human race from all of the other species on Earth. Throughout history the imagination and pioneering spirit of human kind has compelled us to question why we do things in a certain way and, more importantly, how we can do things better. Celebrating the ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness that... more...
- The Experiment 2015; US$ 24.95
?A vivid account of what the process of discovery was really like for an insider.??Peter Higgs ?Butterworth is an insider?s insider. His narrative seethes with insights on the project?s science, technology and ?tribes,? as well as his personal (and often amusing) journey as a frontier physicist.?? Nature The discovery of the Higgs boson has... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 15.99
Marc Abrahams collects the odd, the imaginative, and the brilliantly improbable from around the world. Here he investigates research on the ins and outs of the very improbable evolutionary innovation that is the human body (brain included). This Is Improbable Too explores the odd questions that researchers are asking, such as: What's the best way... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00
This proceedings volume, for the symposium in honor of Junwen Wang's 70th anniversary, is dedicated to his many important achievements in the field of accelerator physics. It includes the discussions of recent advances and challenging problems in the field of high gradient accelerating structure development. Contents: Juwen Wang and High-Gradient... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.99
Make an eggshell turn a somersault, spin a coin so that it lands on "heads," teach a bear to climb a string, and perform other acts of scientific wizardry! Martin Gardner, the master of mathematical puzzles, shares more than 80 of his finest magic tricks, teaching children and adults the scientific properties behind water, air, fire, heat, motion,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
"Informative and engagingly idiosyncratic . . . brings the subject down to earth with offbeat, everyday examples and easy-to-follow experiments. . . . Both professionals and laymen can learn from this book."? The New York Times Book Review "A brilliant collection of intriguing examples of the physics of everyday phenomena, with the examples presented... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
To the medieval thinker, man was the center of creation and all of nature existed purely for his benefit. The shift from the philosophy of the Middle Ages to the modern view of humanity?s less central place in the universe ranks as the greatest revolution in the history of Western thought, and this classic in the philosophy of science describes... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 17.95
From Galileo's famous experiments in accelerated motion to Einstein's revolutionary theory of relativity, the experiments recorded here trace the evolution of modern physics from its beginnings to the mid-20th century. Brought together for the first time in one volume are important source readings on 25 epochal discoveries that changed man's... more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 14.95
"This is an invigorating book, a short but spirited slalom for the mind." ? Timothy Ferris, The New York Times Book Review "Highly readable. One is reminded of the breadth and depth of Hofstadter's G ö del, Escher, Bach. " ? Science "Anyone with even a minimal interest in mathematics and fantasy will find The Fourth Dimension informative... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2015; Not Available
Did you know that prairie dogs kiss more often if humans are watching? That people who have just ridden an "up" escalator are twice as likely to donate to charity as those descending, and that the rich are more likely to steal candy from children? That babies who who wake to breastfeed at night may do so to thwart the conception of a sibling? ... more...