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  • Canto Classics: What is Life?: With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches by Erwin Schrodinger
    Canto Classics: What is Life?: With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches (English, Paperback)

    Nobel laureate Erwin Schroedinger's What is Life? is one of the great science classics of the twentieth century. The philosopher Karl Popper hailed it as a 'beautiful and important book' by 'a great man to whom I owe a personal debt for many exciting discussions'.

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  • Crystal Cave by Roger Penrose
    Crystal Cave (English, Paperback)

    This incredible 96-page collection contains every single one of the world famous Altair Design patterns and brings together new designs by Roger Burrows, Prof Roger Penrose, Haifa Khawaja and John Martineau. What do you see? Colour it in!

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  • The Emperor's New Mind by Roger Penrose
    The Emperor's New Mind (English, Paperback)

    In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

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  • Canto Classics: Mr Tompkins in Paperback by George Gamow
    Canto Classics: Mr Tompkins in Paperback (English, Paperback)

    Since his first appearance over sixty years ago, Mr Tompkins has become known and loved by many readers as the bank clerk whose fantastic dreams lead him into a world inside the atom. This classic provides a delightful explanation of the central concepts in physics, from atomic structure to relativity.

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  • Altair Design - Penrose Tilings by Roger Penrose
    Altair Design - Penrose Tilings (English, Paperback)

    The first official colouring book based on nonperiodic pentagonal tilings.

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  • Fearful Symmetry by Anthony Zee
    Fearful Symmetry (English, Paperback)

    Discusses symmetry and asymmetry in contemporary physics and tells the story of how contemporary theoretical physicists are following Einstein in their search for the beauty and simplicity of nature.

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  • The Nature of Space and Time by Stephen Hawking
    The Nature of Space and Time (English, Paperback)

    Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united into a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? In The Nature of Space and Time, two of the...

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  • Einstein's Miraculous Year by Albert Einstein
    Einstein's Miraculous Year (English, Paperback)

    In twelve months after the year 1905, Einstein shattered many scientific beliefs with five papers that established him as the world's leading physicist. This book brings those papers including the papers that founded special relativity: "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies" and "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend on Its Energy Content?"

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

    What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic beliefs, or flights of fancy? In fact, acclaimed physicist and bestselling author Roger Penrose argues that researchers working at the extreme frontiers of physics are just as susceptible to these...

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

    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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  • The Road to Reality by Roger Penrose
    The Road to Reality (English, Paperback)

    It assumes no particular specialist knowledge on the part of the reader, so that, for example, the early chapters give us the vital mathematical background to the physical theories explored later in the book.

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  • Cycles of Time by Roger Penrose
    Cycles of Time (English, Paperback)

    This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology's essential questions: What came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? And what cosmic future awaits us?...

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  • The Road to Reality by Roger Penrose
    The Road to Reality (English, Paperback)

    Presents an overview of the physical laws of the universe, with an explanation of the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics, cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, and string and M theory.

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  • The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 by Mircea Pitici
    The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 (English, Paperback)

    Offers a panoramic view of mathematics in contemporary society; Terence Tao discusses aspects of universal mathematical laws in complex systems; Ian Stewart explains how in mathematics everything arises out of nothing; and Erin Maloney and Sian Beilock consider the mathematical anxiety experienced by many students and suggest effective remedies.

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  • Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Spinors and Space-Time: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry Volume 2 by Roger Penrose
    Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Spinors and Space-Time: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry Volume 2 (English, Paperback)

    In the two volumes that comprise this work Roger Penrose and Wolfgang Rindler introduce the calculus of 2-spinors and the theory of twistors, and discuss in detail how these powerful and elegant methods may be used to elucidate the structure and properties of space-time.

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  • Canto Classics: On Space and Time by Shahn Majid
    Canto Classics: On Space and Time (English, Paperback)

    This unique volume brings together world leaders in cosmology, particle physics, quantum gravity, mathematics, philosophy and theology, to provide fresh insights into the deep structure of space and time. Subjects ranging from dark matter to the philosophical and theological implications of spacetime, ensuring that the issue is thoroughly explored.

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  • Cycles of Time by Roger Penrose
    Cycles of Time (English, Paperback)

    Presenting various standard and non-standard cosmological models, discussing black holes in depth as well as taking in the role of the cosmic microwave background along the way, Roger Penrose argues that the Big Bang was not actually the beginning of everything - nor will it signal the end.

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  • Roger Penrose: Collected Works by Roger Penrose
    Roger Penrose: Collected Works (English, Hardback)

    The fifth volume of six that bring together 50 years of the work of Professor Sir Roger Penrose

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