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Time's Arrow & Archimedes' Point: New Directions for the Physics of Time
Time's Arrow & Archimedes' Point
New Directions for the Physics of Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0195117980
Argues that to understand time we must take an Archimedean point of view from outside time
Meaning of Relativity
Meaning of Relativity
Paperback      ISBN: 0691023522
Simplified version of Professor Einstein's theories that explain that the measurments of motion or rest are relative to the motion or rest of the observer
Freedom Evolves
Freedom Evolves
Paperback      ISBN: 0142003840
The author of Consciousness Explained and Darwin's Dangerous Idea explains how ancient problems involving moral and political freedoms can be resolved by evolution and biology. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
The Essence of Chaos
The Essence of Chaos
Paperback      ISBN: 0295975148
Chaos surrounds us. Seemingly random events -- the flapping of a flag, a storm-driven wave striking the shore, a pinball
E=Mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
E=Mc2
A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
Paperback      ISBN: 0425181642
A behind-the-scenes study of the one of the world's greatest scientific discoveries examines the science and scientists who provided the backdrop to Einstein's seminal 1905 discovery and offers a definitive explanation of the equation from a mathematical, historical, and scientific perspective. Reprint.
Philosophy of Space and Time
Philosophy of Space and Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0486604438
A clear, penetrating exposition of developments in physical science and mathematics brought about by non-Euclidean geometries, including in-depth coverage of the foundations of geometry, theory of time, other topics.
Encounters With Einstein: And Other Essays on People, Places and Particles
Encounters With Einstein
And Other Essays on People, Places and Particles
Paperback      ISBN: 0691024332
Essays discuss the philosophy of science, quantum mechanics, cosmic radiation, elementary particles, and closed theories
Dear Professor Einstein: Albert Einstein's Letters to and from Children
Dear Professor Einstein
Albert Einstein's Letters to and from Children
Hardcover      ISBN: 1591020158
Presents a short biography of Albert Einstein along with sixty letters to and from the physicist.
Chaos: Making a New Science
Chaos
Making a New Science
Paperback      ISBN: 0140092501
Explains the meaning and application of chaos--the study of patterns emerging from seemingly random phenomena--and introduces the scientists responsible for major discoveries in this field
The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
Hardcover      ISBN: 055380202x
In a sequel to the best-selling A Brief History of Time, the master physicist explores recent scientific breakthroughs in the fields of supergravity, supersymmetry, quantum theory, superstring theory and p-branes, and more as he searches for the Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. Reissue.