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Space-time: An Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Gravity

1st Edition


Jonathan Allday
June 11, 2019

Read an exlusive interview with Dr. Allday where he discusses the importance of the monumental first image of the black hole, here. This book, suitable for interested post-16 school pupils or undergraduates looking for a supplement to their course text, develops our modern view of space-time and it...

Handbook of Astrobiology

1st Edition


Vera M. Kolb
January 8, 2019

Choice Recommended Title, August 2019 Read an exclusive interview with Professor Vera Kolb here. Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life on Earth. This exciting and significant field of research also investigates the potential existence and search for ex...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Three Volume Set

2nd Edition


Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
July 8, 2019

The second edition offers an update on the single most comprehensive survey of the two intertwined fields of spintronics and magnetism, covering the diverse array of materials and structures, including silicon, organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and engineered nanostructures. I...

From Atoms to Galaxies: A Conceptual Physics Approach to Scientific Awareness

1st Edition

Sadri Hassani
March 31, 2020

 From Atoms to Galaxies: A Conceptual Physics Approach to Scientific Awareness teaches heightened scientific acuity as it educates students about the physical world and gives them answers to questions large and small. Written by Sadri Hassani, the author of several mathematical physics...

Nuclear Matter Theory

1st Edition

Omar Benhar, Stefano Fantoni
March 30, 2020

Authored by two of the most respected experts in the field of nuclear matter, this book provides an up-to-date account of developments in nuclear matter theory and a critical comparison of the existing theoretical approaches in the field. It provides information needed for researchers working with...

Physics of the Invisible Sun: Instrumentation, Observations, and Inferences

1st Edition

Ashok Ambastha
March 27, 2020

Physics of the invisible Sun: Instrumentation, Observations, and Inferences provides a new updated perspectives of the dramatic developments in solar physics mainly after the advent of the space era. It focusses on the instrumentation exploiting the invisible windows of the electromagnetic spectrum...

The Theory of Everything: Quantum and Relativity is everywhere – A Fermat Universe

1st Edition

Norbert Schwarzer
March 18, 2020

The book unifies quantum theory and the general theory of relativity. As an unsolved problem for about 100 years and influencing so many fields, this is probably of some importance to the scientific community. Examples like Higgs field, limit to classical Dirac and Klein–Gordon or Schrödinger cases...

Introduction to the Maths and Physics of the Solar System

1st Edition

Lucio Piccirillo
March 18, 2020

This book provides readers with an understanding of the basic physics and mathematics that governs our solar system. It explores the mechanics of our Sun and planets; their orbits, tides, eclipses and many other fascinating phenomena. This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate students...

Hadron Form Factors: From Basic Phenomenology to QCD Sum Rules

1st Edition

Alexander Khodjamirian
March 17, 2020

This book introduces the phenomenology and theory of hadron form factors in a consistent manner, deriving step-by-step the key equations, defining the form factors from the matrix elements of hadronic transitions and deriving their symmetry relations. Explained are several general concepts of...

Transport Phenomena Fundamentals

4th Edition

Joel L. Plawsky
March 12, 2020

The fourth edition of Transport Phenomena Fundamentals continues with its streamlined approach to the subject, based on a unified treatment of heat, mass, and momentum transport using a balance equation approach. The new edition includes more worked examples within each chapter and adds...

Skyrmions: Topological Structures, Properties, and Applications

1st Edition

J. Ping Liu, Zhidong Zhang, Guoping Zhao
March 05, 2020

"The book reviews all the aspects of recent developments in research on skyrmions, from the presentation of the observation and characterization techniques to the description of physical properties and expected applications. It will be of great use for all scientists working in this field."  –...

Weak Neutral Currents: The Discovery Of The Electro-weak Force

1st Edition

David Cline
March 04, 2020

This book attempts to trace the key experimental developments that led to the discovery of weak neutral currents in 1973 and the W, Z bosons in 1983, all of the results of which culminated in the identification of the unified-electroweak force....

Introduction to Physics in Modern Medicine

3rd Edition

Suzanne Amador Kane, Boris A. Gelman
March 03, 2020

From x-rays to lasers to magnetic resonance imaging, developments in basic physics research have been transformed into medical technologies for imaging, surgery and therapy at an ever-accelerating pace. Physics has joined with genetics and molecular biology to define much of what is modern in...

Surface Guided Radiation Therapy

1st Edition

Jeremy David Page Hoisak, Adam Brent Paxton, Benjamin James Waghorn, Todd Pawlicki
February 28, 2020

Surface Guided Radiation Therapy provides a comprehensive overview of optical surface image guidance systems for radiation therapy. It serves as an introductory teaching resource for students and trainees, and a valuable reference for medical physicists, physicians, radiation therapists, and...

Are There Really Neutrinos?: An Evidential History

2nd Edition

Allan D. Franklin, Alysia D. Marino
February 28, 2020

This intriguing and accessible book examines the experiments on neutrino oscillations. It argues that this history gives us good reason to believe in the existence of neutrinos, a particle that interacts so weakly with matter that its interaction length is measured in light years of lead. Yet, the...