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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
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Galileo's Daughter
A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0140280553
Presents a biography of the scientist through the surviving letters of his illegitimate daughter Maria Celeste, who wrote him from the Florence convent where she lived from the age of thirteen.
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
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.
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
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.
Choosing Reality: A Buddhist View of Physics and the Mind
Choosing Reality
A Buddhist View of Physics and the Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 1559391995
For centuries scientists and philosophers have pondered the relationship between scientific theory and reality. Analyzing two major positions, the author points out the many assumptions required to adopt the realist view, and nihilism implicit in the instrumentalist position.
Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
Qed
The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
Paperback      ISBN: 0691024170
Explains the principles of quantum electrodynamics in terms understandable to layman
Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
Beyond Einstein
The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
Paperback      ISBN: 0385477813
A revised and updated edition of an introduction to the most cutting-edge field in physics, superstring theory, explains how scientists have been able to join the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics to approach a theory of the universe. Reprint.
Light Scattering by Small Particles
Light Scattering by Small Particles
Paperback      ISBN: 0486642283
Comprehensive treatment of light-scattering properties of small, independent particles, including a full range of useful approximation methods for researchers in chemistry, meteorology, and astronomy. 46 tables. 59 graphs. 44 illustrations.