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Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension
Hyperspace
A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension
Paperback      ISBN: 0385477058
A vivid portrait of the theory of hyperspace by a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York discusses the superstring theory and the concept of a jigsaw-puzzle universe. Reprint. Tour.
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
Cartoon Guide to Physics
Cartoon Guide to Physics
Paperback      ISBN: 0062731009
Humorous cartoons illustrate basic concepts in physics.
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.
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
The Tao of Physics
An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
Paperback      ISBN: 1570625190
Studies similarities between the concept of a harmonious universe that emerges from the theories of modern physics and the vision of a continuously interactive world conceived by Eastern mystics
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.
Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: Listening to the Sounds of Space-Time
Einstein's Unfinished Symphony
Listening to the Sounds of Space-Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0425186202
Traces ongoing efforts by scientific observers throughout the world to detect gravitational waves, infinitesimal quakes that could significantly expand on what is known about the universe today. Reprint.
The Holographic Universe
The Holographic Universe
Paperback      ISBN: 0060922583
Examines a new theory of reality, based on holography, that explains the paranormal abilities of the mind, the latest frontiers of physics, and the unsolved riddles of the brain and body
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
Paperback      ISBN: 1573920355
The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable work, On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres, stands as one of the greatest intellectual revolutions of all time, and profoundly influenced, among others, Galileo and Sir Isaac Newton.
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.