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A Brief History of Time: And Other Essays
A Brief History of Time
And Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0553380168
An anniversary edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features a new introduction by the author and a new chapter on the possibility of time travel and "wormholes" in space
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.
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Genius
The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Paperback      ISBN: 0679747044
A biography of the flamboyant Nobel Prize-winning scientist describes how Feynman cracked safes, played the bongos, studied the behavior of Jell-O, and conducted experiments in seduction, all in the name of science
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.
Stephen Hawking's Universe
Stephen Hawking's Universe
Paperback      ISBN: 0688062709
Summarizes the work of Hawking, a British physicist afflicted with Lou Gehrig's disease, concerning gravity, subatomic particles, black holes, and the origins of the universe
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.
How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
How the Universe Got Its Spots
Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Paperback      ISBN: 1400032725
In a popular introduction to the mysteries of the universe, a physicist describes what we know about the shape, extent, origins, and evolution of the universe, the vast complexities of space and time, the efforts of science to explain the universe, and the secrets of black holes, time warps, and other phenomena. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
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
The Hidden Connections: A Science of Sustainable Living
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 Birth of a New Physics
The Birth of a New Physics
Paperback      ISBN: 0393300455
Relates man's search from the sixteenth century to the present for a physics to describe the dynamics of a universe in motion