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Camille Flammarion's The Planet Mars: As Translated by Patrick Moore

Camille Flammarion's The Planet Mars

As Translated by Patrick Moore

Springer International Publishing (2014)
AU$209.00

Camille Flammarion (1842-1925) began his career at 16 as a human computer under the great...

Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn: Born Investigator of the Heavens

Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn

Born Investigator of the Heavens

Springer International Publishing (2014)
AU$269.00

Jacobus C. Kapteyn (1851-1922) was a Dutch astronomer who contributed heavily to major catalogs of...

Universe Unveiled: The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath

Universe Unveiled

The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath

Springer International Publishing (2014)
AU$54.99

The bubbles were swirling all around me, massaging my body. As I luxuriated in this fantastic bath,...

The Invisible Universe: The Story of Radio Astronomy

The Invisible Universe (3rd ed.)

The Story of Radio Astronomy

Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$49.99

Hidden from human view, accessible only to sensitive receivers attached to huge radio telescopes,...

Schwinger's Quantum Action Principle: From Dirac’s Formulation Through Feynman’s Path Integrals, the Schwinger-Keldysh Method, Quantum Field Theory, to Source Theory

Schwinger's Quantum Action Principle

From Dirac’s Formulation Through Feynman’s Path Integrals, the Schwinger-Keldysh Method, Quantum Field Theory, to Source Theory

Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$89.99

Starting from the earlier notions of stationary action principles, these tutorial notes shows how...

The Bumpy Road: Max Planck from Radiation Theory to the Quantum (1896-1906)

The Bumpy Road

Max Planck from Radiation Theory to the Quantum (1896-1906)

Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$89.99

This book examines the different areas of knowledge, traditions, and conceptual resources that...

The Electric Theories of J. Clerk Maxwell: A Historical and Critical Study
Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$119.00

In this volume Pierre Duhem first gives an overview of 19 th century electricity and magnetism....

Re-Thinking Time at the Interface of Physics and Philosophy: The Forgotten Present
Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$159.00

The current volume of the Parmenides Series “On Thinking” addresses our deepest and most personal...

Galileo and the Equations of Motion
Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$129.00

This book is intended as a historical and critical study on the origin of the equations of motion as...

Bodies and Media: On the Motion of Inanimate Objects in Aristotle’s Physics and On the Heavens

Bodies and Media

On the Motion of Inanimate Objects in Aristotle’s Physics and On the Heavens

Springer International Publishing (2015)
AU$89.99

This book presents a recasting of Aristotle’s theory of spatial displacement of inanimate...