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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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Froth!: The Science of Beer

by Mark Denny Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
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:
11/2004
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:
05/2003
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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Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics

by Gregory J. Gbur Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2020
ISBN:
9780300231298
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

How do cats land on their feet? Discover how this question stumped brilliant minds and how its answer helped solve other seemingly...

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Principia: The Authoritative Translation: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

by Isaac Newton University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780520290747
Format:
Pb+ 616 pages

In his monumental 1687 work Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the Principia, Isaac Newton laid...

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Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

by Isaac Newton University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780520290884
Format:
Pb+ 992 pages

In his monumental 1687 work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the Principia, Isaac Newton laid...

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Gravity's Century: From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

by Ron Cowen Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780674974968
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

A sweeping account of the century of experimentation that confirmed Einstein’s general theory of relativity, bringing to life...

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Relativity for the Questioning Mind

by Daniel F Styer Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780801897603
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

To those of us who are not mathematicians or physicists, Einstein's theory of relativity often seems incomprehensible, exotic,...

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Fizzics: The Science of Bubbles, Droplets, and Foams

by F. Ronald Young Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
06/2011
ISBN:
9780801898921
Format:
Pb+ 136 pages

Bubbles are everywhere -- in water and in air, made from soap and from gas. They are referenced in literature and sung about in...

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Aha! Moment: A Scientist's Take on Creativity

by David Jones Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2012
ISBN:
9781421403311
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

This book is about having ideas and—a much longer haul—making them work. David Jones, best known for his Daedalus column, tells...

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After Physics

by David Albert Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780674970878
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

After Physics presents ambitious new essays about some of the deepest questions at the foundations of physics, by the physicist...

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Quantify!: A Crash Course in Smart Thinking

by Goran Grimvall Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9780801897177
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

Göran Grimvall is determined to help mere mortals understand how scientists get to the kernel of perplexing problems. Entertaining...

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Elementary Quantum Mechanics in One Dimension

by Robert Gilmore Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2004
ISBN:
9780801880155
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

He shows how to use these methods on a large variety of potentials, both simple and periodic. He shows how to compute bound states,...

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All of Physics (Almost) in 15 Equations

by Bruno Mansoulie World Scientific
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9789813273405
Format:
Pbk 156 pages

The book comprises 15 short chapters, each presenting an important equation of Physics, from the simplest and oldest, to more...

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