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  • Anaximander (English, Paperback) Carlo Rovelli

    A brilliant, award-winning account of the origin of scientific thought as revealed through the ancient Greek philosopher Anaximander.

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  • Void (English, Hardback) James Owen Weatherall

    The rising star author of The Physics of Wall Street explores why "nothing" may hold the key to the next era of theoretical physics

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  • No Bullshit Guide to Math and Physics (English, Paperback) Ivan Savov

    "This book contains lessons on topics in math and physics, written in a style that is jargon-free and to the point. Each lesson covers one concept at the depth required for the first-year university-level course. The main focus of this book is to highlight the intricate connections between the concepts of math and physics. Seeing the similarities and parallels between the concepts is the key to understanding." -- Preface.

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  • A Student's Guide to Waves (English, Paperback) Daniel A. Fleisch, Laura Kinnaman

    Written to complement course textbooks, this book focuses on the topics that undergraduates in physics and engineering find most difficult.

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  • Introduction to Astrochemistry 2017 (English, Hardback) Satoshi Yamamoto

    This book draws on fundamental physics and chemistry to furnish an overview of the exotic and complex chemistry occurring in star-forming clouds. It describes chemical evolution from interstellar clouds to planetary systems.

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  • Storm in a Teacup (English, Hardback) Helen Czerski

    A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial.

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  • The Pocket Atlas of the Moving Body (English, Paperback) Mel Cash, Anne Wadmore

    Offers information to understand how the human body moves and maintains posture. This pocket atlas contains 40 anatomical illustrations in colour, and describes almost every part of the moving body. It also has tables of muscles, joints, posture and movement patterns, definitions of technical terms, and a listing of common types of injury.

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  • Electricity and Magnetism (English, Hardback) Edward M. Purcell, David J. Morin

    A new edition of a classic textbook, introducing students to electricity and magnetism, featuring SI units and additional examples and problems.

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  • New A-Level Physics: AQA Year 1 & 2 Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition (Paperback) CGP Books

    New A-Level Physics: AQA Year 1 & 2 Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition


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  • Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback) Jim Al-Khalili

    Quantum Mechanics is the second book of a new series of titles written for an adult readership and produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds....

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  • Complexity (English, Paperback) John H. Holland

    In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology and economics, he shows how complexity science models the behaviour of complex systems.

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  • Octavo (English, Paperback) Peter J. Carroll

    A sorceror-scientist's grimoire(Roundworld edition)Every universe potentially has its own Supreme Grimoire containing the spells which define its reality and the magic which you can perform within that reality. In this Octavo we have assembled scattered secrets for a Supreme Grimoire forRoundworld, the universe in which you're standing.To this end we have taken some inspiration from Pratchett's...

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  • Welcome to the Universe (English, Hardback) Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss

    Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all--from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. Describing the...

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  • Physics Essentials For Dummies (English, Paperback) Steven Holzner

    For students who just need to know the vital concepts of physics,whether as a refresher, for exam prep, or as a reference, Physics Essentials For Dummies is a must-have guide. Free oframp-up and ancillary material, Physics Essentials ForDummies contains content focused on key topics only.

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  • A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations (English, Paperback) Daniel A. Fleisch

    A guide for undergraduate and graduate courses in electromagnetism and electromagnetics.

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  • Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe (English, Hardback) Roger Penrose

    A leading theoretical physicist and co-author of Stephen Hawking's The Nature of Space and Time argues that today's top researchers are unduly influenced by trends, faith and fantasy at the expense of accurate science, demonstrating how string theory, quantum mechanics and cosmology have been negatively impacted.

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  • Tales of the Quantum (English, Hardback) Art Hobson

    Everybody has heard that we live in a world made of atoms. But far more fundamentally, we live in a universe made of quanta. Many things are not made of atoms: light, radio waves, electric current, magnetic fields, Earth's gravitational field, not to mention exotica such a neutron stars, black holes, dark energy, and dark matter. But everything, including atoms, is made of highly unified or...

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  • The Pauli-Jung Conjecture (English, Paperback) Harald Atmanspacher

    Related to the key areas of Pauli's and Jung's joint interests, the book covers overlapping issues from the perspectives of physics, philosophy, and psychology. Of primary significance are epistemological questions connected to issues such as realism...

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  • The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Peter W. Atkins

    Among the many laws of science, there are four laws that direct and constrain everything that happens in the Universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the unfurling of a leaf they help us understand the course of life itself. In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins' explains what the four laws are and how they work.

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  • Relativity (English, Paperback) Albert Einstein

    2010 Reprint of 1920 First English Edition. First English translation of Einstein's theory of relativity. In this work Einstein intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general and scientific philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical...

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