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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
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393058581
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, in a new edtion of the best-selling study, the companion to a three-part Nova special on PBS in Fall 2003. 30,000 first printing.
The Curve of Binding Energy
The Curve of Binding Energy
Paperback      ISBN: 0374515980
While reviewing the life, interests, and achievements of theoretical physicist Theodore B. Taylor, warns of the possibility of a nuclear catastrophe resulting from the fabrication of atomic bombs by individuals using stolen materials
Empires Of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, And The Race To Electrify The 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.
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
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.
Cartoon Guide to Physics
Cartoon Guide to Physics
Paperback      ISBN: 0062731009
Humorous cartoons illustrate basic concepts in physics.
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
Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
Think
A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0192100246
An introduction to philosophy explores basic themes and the work of major philosophers
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.
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.