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The Physics Companion

The Physics Companion

The Physics Companion presents a detailed and self contained yet concise account of the core subjects covered in the first year of an undergraduate physics degree.

Six Roads from Newton

Six Roads from Newton

Six Roads from Newton is a lively tour through six monumental developments in physics since Newton: wave theory, field theory, statistical physics, special relativity, quantum theory, and general relativity

Physics Matters!

Physics Matters!

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Physics Demystified

Physics Demystified

Physics Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on physics

Physics of the Future

Physics of the Future

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100. In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku--the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible--gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world's top scientists who are already inventing the future in their labs.

The Physics of NASCAR

The Physics of NASCAR

A physicist in love with NASCARs beauty and power explains exactly how it works in terms anyone who drives a car--and maybe occasionally looks under the hood--can understand. Illustrated.

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The Legacy of Albert Einstein

The Legacy of Albert Einstein

This indispensable volume contains a compendium of articles covering a vast range of topics in physics which were begun or influenced by the works of Albert Einstein.

Physics

Physics

Physics: The First Science takes a different approach by offering uniquely accessible, student-friendly explanations, historical and philosophical perspectives and mathematics in easy-to-comprehend dialogue.

Physics from the Edge

Physics from the Edge

This book shows how inertia has puzzled many scientists such as Galileo and Mach, and then presents a new theory that explains inertia for the first time, and also predicts galaxy rotation without dark matter, cosmic acceleration and some other anomalies.

Quantum Physics

Quantum Physics

Quantum physics is believed to be the fundamental theory underlying our understanding of the physical universe. However, it is based on concepts and principles that have always been difficult to understand and controversial in their interpretation. This book aims to explain these issues using a minimum of technical language and mathematics. 

Understand Physics

Understand Physics

Is this the right book for me? Understand Physics gives you a solid understanding of the key skills and ideas that run through the subject. You will explore the important concepts of force and motion, electricity, light, molecules, matter and space and discover the frontiers of physics. With numerous questions, answers and worked examples throughout, you will feel confident in approaching the science and applying your knowledge. 

Brainteaser Physics

Brainteaser Physics

Does a glass of ice water filled to the brim overflow when the ice melts? Does the energy inside a sauna increase when you heat it up? What's the best way to cool your coffee--adding the creamer first or last? These and other challenging puzzlers provide a fresh--and fun--approach to learning real physics. Presenting both classic and new problems, Brainteaser Physics challenges readers to use imagination and basic physics principles to find the answers.