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  • Continental Drift

    Colliding Continents, Converging Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Constantin Roman

    Continental Drift: Colliding Continents, Converging Cultures is as much an account of the impressions Western culture made on Constantin Roman as a young researcher from behind the Iron Curtain as a personal history of the developing new science of plate tectonics. The book elucidates the author's…

    Hardback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Beyond the Desert 99

    Accelerator, Non-accelerator and Space Approaches into the Next Millennium, Second International Conference on Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Model, Castle Ringberg, Germany, 6-12 June 1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by H. V. Klapdor-Kleingrothaus

    Addressing the need for an up-to-date reference on silicon devices and heterostructures, Beyond the Desert 99 reviews the technology used to grow and characterize Goup IV alloy films. It covers the theory, device design, and simulation of heterojunction transistors, emphasizing their relevance in…

    Hardback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • A Random Walk in Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert L. Weber, E Mendoza

    A Random Walk in Science provides insight into the wit and intellect of the scientific mind through a blend of amusing and serious contributions written by and about scientists. The book records changing attitudes within science and mirrors the interactions of science with society. Some of the…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Origin and Evolution of the Solar System

    1st Edition

    By Michael M. Woolfson

    The origin of the solar system has been a matter of speculation for many centuries, and since the time of Newton it has been possible to apply scientific principles to the problem. A succession of theories, starting with that of Pierre Laplace in 1796, has gained general acceptance, only to fall…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01
    CRC Press
    Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

  • Fusion

    A Voyage Through the Plasma Universe, 1st Edition

    By Hans Wilhelmsson

    Journeying through fusion in the universe, Fusion: A Voyage Through the Plasma Universe discusses all aspects of fusion and how they relate to our universe. It also studies the attempts to produce fusion energy on Earth. The book addresses a wide range of topics from stars, galaxies, comets,…

    Hardback – 1999-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Medically Speaking

    A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing, 1st Edition

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

    Medically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing contains over 1,500 quotes pertinent and especially illuminating to these disciplines. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. Some are profound, some are witty, some are wise but none are…

    Paperback – 1999-09-01
    CRC Press

  • The Philosopher's Tree

    A Selection of Michael Faraday's Writings, 1st Edition

    By Peter Day

    This book provides a comprehensive selection of Michael Faraday's writings, taken from all aspects of his life, intimate and public. It is designed to show the relationships between his many activities, especially with the Royal Institution, for whose bicentenary this collection is published.…

    Hardback – 1999-02-01
    CRC Press

  • Compound Semiconductors 1998

    Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors held in Nara, Japan, 12-16 October 1998, 1st Edition

    Edited by H Sakaki, J.C. Woo, N Yokoyama, Y Harayama

    Compound Semiconductors 1998 explores research and development in key semiconductor materials and III-V compounds such as gallium arsenide, indium phosphide, gallium nitride, silicon germanium, and silicon carbide. It critically assesses progress in key technologies such as reliability assessment…

    Hardback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press
    Institute of Physics Conference Series

  • Eclipse '99

    Capture it on Film, 1st Edition

    By H.J.P Arnold

    Anyone observing the awe-inspiring sight of an eclipse will want to capture it on film for posterity. Eclipse '99: Capture It on Film provides the practical advice to capture a solar eclipse on film, covering topics from eye safety to suitable films. Whether the observer is using a "fun" camera or…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Philosopher's Tree

    Michael Faraday's life and work in his own words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Day

    Michael Faraday's social origins, his thought processes, his methods of experimentation, and his religion have all been subjects of exhaustive analysis by historians and philosophers of science. One aspect of his work, which provides unique insight into his career path and the way in which his mind…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Technical and Military Imperatives

    A Radar History of World War 2, 1st Edition

    By L Brown

    Technical and Military Imperatives: A Radar History of World War II is a coherent account of the history of radar in the second World War. Although many books have been written on the early days of radar and its role in the war, this book is by far the most comprehensive, covering ground, air, and…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Seeking Ultimates

    An Intuitive Guide to Physics, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Peter T. Landsberg

    Seeking Ultimates: An Intuitive Guide to Physics, Second Edition takes us on a journey that explores the limits of our scientific knowledge, emphasizing the gaps that are left. The book starts with everyday concepts such as temperature, and proceeds to energy, the Periodic Table, and then to more…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press

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