The Physics of Baseball
3rd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0060084367
Combining sports trivia and science, a physicist discusses the scientific principles involved in pitching and hitting a baseball, looks at the properties of bats, describes the flight of a baseball, and features new sections on the neurophysiology of batting, ball constancy and elasticity over time, bat vibration, and the "sweet spot." Original.
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.
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.
The Hidden Connections
A Science of Sustainable Living
Paperback ISBN: 0385494726
The author of The Tao of Physics applies the principles of complexity theory to an analysis of the vast expanse of all human relationships to examine the social impact of emerging scientific principles, discussing such important matters as the management of human organizations, the challenges and dangers of economic globalization, and the nature and problems of biotechnology. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
The Self-Aware Universe
How Consciousness Creates the Material World
Paperback ISBN: 0874777984
Consciousness, not matter, is the ground of all existence, declares University of Oregon physicist Goswami, echoing the mystic sages of his native India. He holds that the universe is self-aware, and that consciousness creates the physical world.
Empires Of Light
Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, And The Race To Electrify The World
Paperback ISBN: 0375758844
A riveting chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among three great titans of the Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire builder--to bring electricity to the world. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
Schrodinger's Kittens and the Search for Reality
Solving the Quantum Mysteries
Hardcover ISBN: 0316328383
Revealing recent developments in quantum theory that are radically transforming our reality, a scientist demystifies quantum physics and explains the fundamental riddle of quantum mechanics--why a single photon can be seen going in two directions at once. 30,000 first printing.
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.
Stalking the Wild Pendulum
On the Mechanics of Consciousness
Paperback ISBN: 0892812028
In his exciting and original view of the universe, Itzhak Bentov has provided a new perspective on human consciousness and its limitless possibilities. Widely known and loved for his delightful humor and imagination, Bentov explains the familiar world of phenomena with perceptions that are as lucid as they are thrilling. He gives us a provocative picture of ourselves in an expanded, conscious, holistic universe. Â