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
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
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.
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.
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.