General Physics Products

  • Edwin Hubble

    Mariner of the Nebulae, 1st Edition

    By G.E Chrisitanson

    Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae is both the biography of an extraordinary human being and the story of the greatest quest in the history of astronomy since the Copernican revolution. The book is a revealing portrait of scientific genius, an incisive engaging history of ideas, and a shimmering…

    Hardback – 1997-03-27
    CRC Press

  • Linear Accelerators for Radiation Therapy

    2nd Edition

    By David Greene, P.C Williams

    Linear Accelerators for Radiation Therapy, Second Edition focuses on the fundamentals of accelerator systems, explaining the underlying physics and the different features of these systems. This edition includes expanded sections on the treatment head, on x-ray production via multileaf and dynamic…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Physically Speaking

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

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

    Physically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Physics and Astronomy provides the largest published collection of quotations pertaining to physics and astronomy. Some quotes are profound, others are wise, some are witty but none are frivolous. Here you will find quotations from the most famous…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
    CRC Press

  • States of Matter, States of Mind

    1st Edition

    By Allan F.M. Barton

    States of Matter, States of Mind is an easy-to-read introduction to the way the physical world is put together and stays together. The book presents the fundamental ideas and particles of the makeup of the universe to enable understanding of matter and why it behaves in the way it does. Written in…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
    CRC Press

  • In Search of Lost Time

    1st Edition

    By D York

    Do you know… that black holes can affect time?that Stonehenge is a giant calendar?that the Oracle Bones of the North China Plain predict the phases of the moon?that the Pyramids are giant compasses?how Jonathan Swift knew that Mars had two moons when he wrote Gulliver's Travels?that the effects of…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Theory of Interplanetary Flights

    1st Edition

    By Grigor A. Gurzadyan

    This book is based on the author's lectures at the Yerevan State University, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute and to Soviet cosmonauts. Oriented toward students, it includes details on Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet's impact with Jupiter, flight of Ulysses over the Solar poles, and Voyagers' solar system tour.…

    Paperback – 1996-10-21
    CRC Press

  • Entropy And Its Physical Meaning

    2nd Edition

    By J. S. Dugdale

    This text gives students a clear and easily understood introduction to entropy - a central concept in thermodynamics, but one which is often regarded as the most difficult to grasp. Professor Dugdale first presents a classical and historical view of entropy, looking in detail at the scientists who…

    Paperback – 1996-08-28
    Taylor & Francis

  • Hydrodynamics of Unstable Media

    1st Edition

    By Boris A. Trubnikov, Sergey K. Zhdanov, Sergei M. Zverev

    For the first time, exact analytical solutions are available for some of the most interesting types of problems arising in physics and applied mathematics. Hydrodynamics of Unstable Media outlines the theory of "quasi-gaseous" unstable media, and demonstrates how the theory can be used to obtain…

    Hardback – 1996-02-08
    CRC Press

  • Mould's Medical Anecdotes

    Omnibus Edition, 1st Edition

    By R.F Mould

    Mould's Medical Anecdotes: Omnibus Edition is a fabulous collection of anecdotes on the humorous, intriguing, unusual, mysterious, and historical aspects of medicine. It combines the hugely successful Mould's Medical Anecdotes and More Mould's Medical Anecdotes and includes a selection of more…

    Paperback – 1996-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Relic, Icon or Hoax?

    Carbon Dating the Turin Shroud, 1st Edition

    By Harry E Gove

    Interest in the Turin Shroud continues to the present day even though it was finally carbon dated in 1988 and shown not to be of an age consistent with Christ's burial. Scientifically, the age of the shroud cloth is of little consequence, but to the general public, it is of considerable…

    Hardback – 1996-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Hazards of Life and All That

    A look at some accidents and safety curiosities, past and present, Third Edition, 1st Edition

    By J Bond

    A light-hearted look at an extremely serious subject, The Hazards of Life and All That: A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present, Third Edition presents numerous examples of accidents throughout history and around the world, drawn from a wide range of contemporary sources.…

    Paperback – 1996-01-01
    CRC Press

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