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

1st Edition

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth

2nd Edition

Hasan S. Padamsee
February 20, 2020

Praise for the first edition:"Unifying the Universe is a masterful synthesis of humanity's long search to understand the deep workings of the universe. Richly illustrated and expertly told, you want to read this book slowly to savour our species' bold and creative attempts to understand our place...

Untangling Complex Systems: A Grand Challenge for Science

1st Edition

Pier Luigi Gentili
January 30, 2020

Complex Systems are natural systems that science is unable to describe exhaustively. Examples of Complex Systems are both unicellular and multicellular living beings; human brains; human immune systems; ecosystems; human societies; the global economy; the climate and geology of our planet. This...

College Physics Essentials, Eighth Edition (Two-Volume Set)

1st Edition

Jerry D. Wilson, Anthony J. Buffa, Bo Lou
January 03, 2020

This new edition of College Physics Essentials provides a streamlined update of a major textbook for algebra-based physics. The first volume covers topics such as mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. The second volume covers electricity, atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics. The authors provide...

College Physics Essentials, Eighth Edition: Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, Modern Physics (Volume Two)

1st Edition

Jerry D. Wilson, Anthony J. Buffa, Bo Lou
December 30, 2019

This new edition of College Physics Essentials provides a streamlined update of a major textbook for algebra-based physics. The first volume covers topics such as mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. The second volume covers electricity, atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics. The authors provide...

College Physics Essentials, Eighth Edition: Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Waves (Volume One)

1st Edition

Jerry D. Wilson, Anthony J. Buffa, Bo Lou
December 30, 2019

This new edition of College Physics Essentials provides a streamlined update of a major textbook for algebra-based physics. The first volume covers topics such as mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. The second volume covers electricity, atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics. The authors provide...

The Geometry of Musical Rhythm: What Makes a "Good" Rhythm Good?, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Godfried T. Toussaint
December 19, 2019

The original edition of The Geometry of Musical Rhythm was the first book to provide a systematic and accessible computational geometric analysis of the musical rhythms of the world. It explained how the study of the mathematical properties of musical rhythm generates common mathematical problems...

Gravitational Waves: A History of Discovery

1st Edition

Hartmut Grote
December 09, 2019

The historic detection of gravitational waves on September 14, 2015, prompted by the highly energetic fusion of two black holes, has made events in the universe "audible" for the first time. This expansion of the scientific sensorium has opened a new chapter in astronomy and already led to, among...

The Science of Soccer

2nd Edition

John Wesson
December 02, 2019

Updated and revised throughout, this new edition of The Science of Soccer applies scientific analysis to football, giving us the answers to questions like "what's the chance of a team that wins the Premiership also winning the Cup? Can you predict how many goals will be scored? What's the best...

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