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Physics and Technology for Future Presidents: An Introduction to the Essential Physics Every World Leader Needs to Know (ISE)

by Richard A Muller Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780691135045
Format:
Hbk 536 pages

Physics and Technology for Future Presidents contains the essential physics that students need in order to understand today’s...

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Nature of Space and Time

by Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780691145709
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the...

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Real Analysis: Measure Theory Integration and Hilbert Spaces (ISE)

by Elias M Stein and Rami Shakarchi Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/2005
ISBN:
9780691113869
Format:
Hbk 424 pages

Real Analysis is the third volume in the Princeton Lectures in Analysis, a series of four textbooks that aim to present, in an...

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Physics of the Human Body

by Richard P McCall Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780801894565
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

Richard P. McCall's fascinating book explains how basic concepts of physics apply to the fundamental activities and responses...

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Little Book of Black Holes

by Steven Gubser and Frans Pretorius Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780691163727
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

Black holes, predicted by Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity more than a century ago, have long intrigued scientists...

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On Gravity: A Brief Tour of a Weighty Subject

by A Zee Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780691174389
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

Of the four fundamental forces of nature, gravity might be theleast understood and yet the one with which we are most intimate....

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Simple Science of Flight: From Insects to Jumbo Jets (Revised and Expanded Edition)

by Henk Tennekes The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780262513135
Format:
Pbk 216 pages

From the smallest gnat to the largest aircraft, all things that fly obey the same aerodynamic principles. In The Simple Science...

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Froth!: The Science of Beer

by Mark Denny Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/2009
ISBN:
9780801891328
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

Ever wonder where the bubbles in your beer came from, which way they are going, and why? Have you considered the physical differences...

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Deep Down Things: The Breathtaking Beauty of Particle Physics

by Bruce A Schumm Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2004
ISBN:
9780801879715
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

A useful scientific theory, claimed Einstein, must be explicable to any intelligent person. In Deep Down Things, experimental...

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Back-of-the-Envelope Physics (POD)

by Clifford Swartz Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2003
ISBN:
9780801872631
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Physicists use ''back-of-the-envelope'' estimates to check whether or not an idea could possibly be right. In many cases, the...

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Astrophysics in a Nutshell 2ed

by Dan Maoz Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780691164793
Format:
Hbk 312 pages

Winner of the American Astronomical Society's Chambliss Award, Astrophysics in a Nutshell has become the text of choice in astrophysics...

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Cracking the Einstein Code: Relativity and the Birth of Black Hole Physics

by Fulvio Melia University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780226519517
Format:
Hbk 150 pages

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity describes the effect of gravitation on the shape of space and the flow of time....

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Time Travel and Warp Drives: A Scientific Guide to Shortcuts through Time and Space

by Allen Everett and Thomas Roman University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2013
ISBN:
9780226045481
Format:
Pb+ 278 pages

Sci-fi makes it look so easy. Receive a distress call from Alpha Centauri? No problem: punch the warp drive and you're there in...

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Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell 2ed (ISE)

by A Zee Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780691140346
Format:
Hbk 608 pages

Since it was first published, Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell has quickly established itself as the most accessible and comprehensive...

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What Is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

by Jeffrey Bennett Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780231167277
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into...

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