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  • Once Upon Einstein

    1st Edition

    By Thibault Damour

    It is well known that Einstein founded twentieth-century physics with his work on relativity and quanta, but what do we really know about these ground breaking ideas? How were they discovered? What should we retain today from the conceptual upheavals he initiated? Through a selection of concrete…

    Paperback – 2006-03-07
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Advanced University Physics

    2nd Edition

    By Mircea S. Rogalski, Stuart B. Palmer

    To move from empirical-based physics to the theoretical abstractness required for advanced physics requires a paradigmatic shift in logic that can challenge even the brightest mind. Grasping the play of phenomena as they are described in introductory compendiums does not necessarily create a…

    Hardback – 2005-07-19
    CRC Press

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Student Edition

    98th Edition

    Edited by John Rumble

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
    CRC Press

  • Products of Random Variables

    Applications to Problems of Physics and to Arithmetical Functions, 1st Edition

    By Janos Galambos, Italo Simonelli

    Products of Random Variables explores the theory of products of random variables through from distributions and limit theorems, to characterizations, to applications in physics, order statistics, and number theory. It uses entirely probabilistic arguments in actualizing the potential of the…

    Hardback – 2004-07-20
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics

  • Light Sources 2004 Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Light Sources

    1st Edition

    By A Zissis

    Held every three years, The International Symposia on the Science and Technology of Light Sources (LS) provide a unique forum for the international community of engineers, scientists, research organizations, and academia from the lighting industry. In Light Sources 2004, leaders in their respective…

    Hardback – 2004-07-20
    CRC Press
    Institute of Physics Conference Series

  • Zeldovich

    Reminiscences, 1st Edition

    Edited by R.A. Sunyaev

    Ya. B. Zeldovich was certainly one of the greatest physicists and cosmologists of the 20th century. This volume presents reminiscences of this exemplary academician, providing biographical and historical insights from colleagues who knew him best. Zeldovich's achievements are outlined, including…

    Hardback – 2004-06-15
    CRC Press

  • The Field Theoretic Renormalization Group in Critical Behavior Theory and Stochastic Dynamics

    1st Edition

    By A.N. Vasil'ev

    This volume provides a general field-theoretical picture of critical phenomena and stochastic dynamics and helps readers develop a practical skill for calculations. This education on the practical skill sets this book apart: it is the first to give a full technical introduction to the field. Both…

    Hardback – 2004-04-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Frontiers in Physics

  • Physicists of Ireland

    Passion and Precision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McCartney, Andrew Whitaker

    Demonstrating the strength of tradition in Ireland, Physicists of Ireland: Passion and Precision is a collection of essays on leading figures from the history of physics in Ireland. It includes physicists born outside of Ireland who carried out significant work in Ireland as well as those who had…

    Hardback – 2003-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Astronomically Speaking

    A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics, 1st Edition

    Edited by C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

    To understand the history, accomplishments, failures, and meanings of astronomy requires a knowledge of what has been said about astronomy by philosophers, novelists, playwrights, poets, scientists, and laymen. With this in mind, Astronomically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01
    CRC Press

  • Earth's Core and Lower Mantle

    1st Edition

    Edited by C.A. Jones, Andrew M. Soward, K. Zhang

    Scientists have made new inroads in the study of the Earth's deep interior. They have forged developments in this fascinating arena using experimental and observational techniques,. including seismology, monitoring of the Earth's rotation, geomagnetism, and accurate measurements of Earth's gravity…

    Hardback – 2003-06-26
    CRC Press
    The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics

  • Physics of Semiconductors 2002

    Proceedings of the 26th International Conference, Edinburgh, 29 July to 2 August 2002, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.H Davies, A.R Long

    The 26th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors was held from 29 July to 2 August 2002 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. It is the premier meeting in the field of semiconductor physics and attracted over 1000 participants from leading academic, governmental and…

    Hardback – 2003-05-01
    CRC Press
    Institute of Physics Conference Series

  • A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients

    Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Francis Leroy

    Celebrating a century of revolutionary contributions to our understanding of life, the world, and the universe, this encyclopedic desk reference traces the discoveries that earned nearly 500 distinguished scientists Nobel honors in the areas of chemistry, physics, and medicine. The School of…

    Hardback – 2003-03-13
    CRC Press

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