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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
The Elegant Universe
Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Paperback      ISBN: 0375708111
An accomplished professor of physics and mathematics unravels the complexities of superstring theory for the average reader in a lucid and entertaining account, using analogies from everyday life to explain the elegant underlying principles of the universe. Reissue. (A NOVA mini-series, airing on PBS in January/February 2003, hosted by Brian Greene) (Science & Mathematics)
Ideas and Opinions
Ideas and Opinions
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517003937
A collection of Einstein's popular writings includes his thoughts on such subjects as relativity, war, peace, religion, science, human rights, economics, and government
Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375422331
A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science.
A Brief History of Time: And Other Essays
A Brief History of Time
And Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0553380168
An anniversary edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features a new introduction by the author and a new chapter on the possibility of time travel and "wormholes" in space
Stephen Hawking's Universe: An Introduction to the Most Remarkable Scientist of Our Time
Stephen Hawking's Universe
An Introduction to the Most Remarkable Scientist of Our Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0380707632
Summarize the work of Hawking, a British physicist afflicted with Lou Gehrig's disease, concerning gravity, subatomic particles, black holes, and the origins of the universe
Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America With Einstein's Brain
Driving Mr. Albert
A Trip Across America With Einstein's Brain
Paperback      ISBN: 038533303x
Part travelogue, part memoir, this unique book follows an eighty-four-year-old pathologist and a young journalist across the country with Albert Einstein's brain in Tupperware bowl filled with formaldehyde in the trunk of their car. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
Quantum Questions: Mystical Writings of the World's Great Physicists
Quantum Questions
Mystical Writings of the World's Great Physicists
Paperback      ISBN: 1570627681
Here is collection of writings that bridges the gap between science and religion. Quantum Questions collects the mystical writings of each of the major physicists involved in the discovery of quantum physics and relativity, including Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, and Max Planck. The selections are written in nontechnical language and will be of interest to scientists and nonscientists alike.
Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
Time Travel in Einstein's Universe
The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0618257357
A leading astrophysicist takes time travel science fiction to science fact, speculating on the real possibility that temporal navigation might be within the grasp of humanity. Reprint.
The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
The Dancing Wu Li Masters
An Overview of the New Physics
Paperback      ISBN: 0060959681
Featuring a new introduction, an exploration of quantum physics and relativity theory is presented for the layperson reader in an accessible and occasionally whimsical format. By the author of The Seat of the Soul. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Great Ideas in Physics: The Conservation of Energy, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, the Theory of Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics
Great Ideas in Physics
The Conservation of Energy, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, the Theory of Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0071357386
What does it mean to say that time and space are relative? How can an electron be in two places at once? Dealing with these questions, this book provides an understanding of the physical processes that define the universe. It also brings in relevant passages from philosophy to demonstrate how these ideas have impacted the world of thought.