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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40
The book aims to explain the historical development of particle physics, with special emphasis on CERN and collider physics. It describes in detail the LHC accelerator and its detectors, describing the science involved as well as the sociology of big collaborations, culminating with the discovery of the Higgs boson. Readers are led step-by-step to... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 102.00 US$ 83.64
As accelerator science and technology progressed over the past several decades, the accelerators themselves have undergone major improvements in multiple performance factors: beam energy, beam power, and beam brightness. As a consequence, accelerators have found applications in a wide range of fields in our life and in our society. The current volume... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 24.60
The recent observation of the Higgs boson has been hailed as the scientific discovery of the century and led to the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics. This book describes the detailed science behind the decades-long search for this elusive particle at the Large Electron Positron Collider at CERN and at the Tevatron at Fermilab and its subsequent discovery... more...
- For Beginners 2016; US$ 15.95
The father of modern-day electricity and considered by some to be the ultimate ?mad scientist,? Nikola Tesla filed nearly 300 patents in his lifetime. Many of these patents resulted in functioning inventions; others were little more than wide-eyed dreams?or still await possible development. Tesla For Beginners examines the man behind the alternating... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
This fresh collection of more than 20 science projectsfrom hydrogen fuel cells to computer-controlled radio transmittersis perfect for the tireless tinkerer. Innovative activities include taking detailed plant cell photographs through a microscope using a disposable camera; building a rocket engine out of aluminum foil, paper clips, and kitchen matches;... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 19.95
In The Knowledge Web, James Burke, the bestselling author and host of television's Connections series, takes us on a fascinating tour through the interlocking threads of knowledge running through Western history. Displaying mesmerizing flights of fancy, he shows how seemingly unrelated ideas and innovations bounce off one another, spinning a vast,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22
Effective Experimentation is a practical book on how to design and analyse experiments. Each of the methods are introduced and illustrated through real world scenario drawn from industry or research. Formulae are kept to a minimum to enable the reader to concentrate on how to apply and understand the different methods presented. The book has been... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2010; US$ 10.99
A detailed reference on the latest craze in lightweight aeronautics, this manual shows how to build and throw paper boomerangs. Techniques for mastering the basics will help beginners, while techniques for impressive throwssuch as the behind-the-back toss; the boomerang juggle; the under-the-leg catch; and the dreaded double-handed, backward, double-boomerang... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 11.27
Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth is a hilarious celebration of the great eccentrics who have performed dangerous experiments on themselves for the benefit of humankind, written with all the wit, humour and eye for the beauties of nature - and machinery and scientific equipment - that have gained Trevor Norton a cult following and critical acclaim.... more...