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  • A History of Light and Colour Measurement

    Science in the Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Sean F. Johnston

    2003 Paul Bunge Prize of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation for the History of Scientific InstrumentsJudging the brightness and color of light has long been contentious. Alternately described as impossible and routine, it was beset by problems both technical and social. How trustworthy could such…

    Hardback – 2001-09-30
    CRC Press

  • An Introduction to the Science of Cosmology

    1st Edition

    By Derek Raine, E.G. Thomas

    A thorough introduction to modern ideas on cosmology and on the physical basis of the general theory of relativity, An Introduction to the Science of Cosmology explores various theories and ideas in big bang cosmology, providing insight into current problems. Assuming no previous knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-01
    CRC Press
    Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

  • Schonland

    Scientist and Soldier: From lightning on the veld to nuclear power at Harwell: the life of Field Marshal Montgomery's scientific adviser, 1st Edition

    By Brian Austin

    Schonland: Scientist and Soldier is a biography of Sir Basil Schonland FRS (1896-1972). Schonland was a major contributor to twentieth-century British and Commonwealth science, both in peace and war. This is not just a scientific biography, but a biography that tells much of a highly placed…

    Hardback – 2001-07-13
    CRC Press

  • Constituents of Matter

    Atoms, Molecules, Nuclei, and Particles, 1st Edition

    By Wilhelm Raith, Thomas Mulvey

    Originally published as part of the renowned Bergmann-Schaefer textbook series on experimental physics, this volume fills an important void by providing a thorough treatment of the basic: atoms, molecules, nuclei, and particles. Written by experimentalists, it forms a unique compendium of our…

    Hardback – 2001-07-11
    CRC Press
    De Gruyter Experimental Physics

  • Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Matzner

    The Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy provides a lexicon of terminology covering fields such as astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, relativity, geophysics, meteorology, Newtonian physics, and oceanography. Authors and editors often assume - incorrectly - that readers are…

    Hardback – 2001-05-18
    CRC Press

  • Dictionary of Pure and Applied Physics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dipak Basu

    Clear, precise definitions of scientific terms are crucial to good scientific and technical writing-and to understanding the writings of others. Whether you are a physicist, engineer, mathematician, or technical writer, whether you work in a research, academic, or industrial setting, we all have…

    Hardback – 2000-12-21
    CRC Press

  • Scientifically Speaking

    A Dictionary of Quotations, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

    In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of science. Entertaining and informative, Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations, Second Edition contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and…

    Paperback – 2000-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Chernobyl Record

    The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    By R.F Mould

    The nuclear accident at Chernobyl on April 26, 1986 had a heavy impact on life, health, and the environment. It caused agony to people in the Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia and anxiety far away from these countries. The economic losses and social dislocation were severe in a region already under…

    Hardback – 2000-05-01
    CRC Press

  • Against the Tide

    An Autobiographical Account of a Professional Outsider, 1st Edition

    By L.C Woods

    In Against the Tide: An Autobiographical Account of a Professional Outsider, Leslie Woods relates the fascinating story of his life from fisherman's son in New Zealand to head of the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. After starting at a trade school, he won a scholarship to a…

    Hardback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Describing Motion

    The Physical World, 1st Edition

    By Robert Lambourne, Alan Durrant

    Describing Motion: The Physical World provides the quantitative description of a variety of physically important motions. Starting with simple examples of motion along a line, the book introduces key concepts, such as position, velocity, and acceleration, using the fundamental rules of differential…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • GEMA

    Birthplace of German Radar and Sonar, 1st Edition

    By Harry von Kroge

    In Germany, the development of the first technologies of sonar and radar were interrelated. Following Christian Hülsmeyer's forgotten invention of the "Telemobiloskop" in 1904, two Berlin engineers, Paul Günther Erbslöh and Hans-Karl von Willisen, developed and built devices to locate targets…

    Hardback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Static Fields and Potentials

    1st Edition

    By Joy Manners

    Static Fields and Potentials describes two of the fundamental interactions in nature: gravity and electromagnetism. The book introduces the associated fields, potentials, and energies and explains the relationship among them. It shows how these interactions manifest themselves in different ways,…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

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