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Physics Letters B , Review of Particle Physics July 2008

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Boston, Elsevier: 2008

Seller ID: 16651


Only light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; Volume 667, Issues 1-5, September 2008; B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.20 X 1.50 inches; 1340 pages; Complete in one volume. A large heavy volume View more info

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Mass Spectra and Isotopes

By: Aston, F. W.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1948

Edition: 2nd; Later Printing

Seller ID: 16741


DJ chipped and worn with short tears, book has wear head & tail of spine, stamp on front end paper & title page for Westinghouse Research Laboratories, number written top of title page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, hinges intact, text unmarked ; B&W Illustrations & Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

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Isotopes

By: Aston, F.W.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16841


Dark blue cloth covered boards show some edge wear. Stylized bookplate with coat of arms and name of previous owner, accession sticker for British college library as well as a sticker from Niels Bohr Library, associated with American Institute of Physics. Withdrawn stamps as well as a stamp stating that this was reserve stock and as such was probably not in general circulation. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages View more info

Image for Beyond Measure  Modern Physics, Philosophy, and the Meaning of Quantum Theory

Beyond Measure Modern Physics, Philosophy, and the Meaning of Quantum Theory

By: Baggott, Jim & Peter Atkins

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16280


As new, text unmarked, glossy pictorial paper covered boards ; 9.61 X 6.69 X 1.10 inches; 400 pages; " The meaning of Quantum Theory introduces science students to the theory's fundamental conceptual and philosophical problems, and the basis of its non-understandability. It does this with the barest minimum of jargon and very little mathematics in the main text. Readers wishing to delve more deeply into the theory's mathematical subtleties can do so in an extended se... View more info

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Atoms and Information Theory An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics

By: Baierlein, Ralph

Price: $59.50

Publisher: San Francisco, W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17861


DJ has small tears and chipping, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 486 pages; "modest objectives led me to write this book. My primary objective was to provide a specific alternative to the conventional developments of statistical mechanics, an alternative based on Richard Cox's contribution to probability theory, Claude Shannon's development of information the... View more info

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The Science of Crystals

By: Balibar, Francoise

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill: 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 17736


A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp, text unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages; Explores the frontiers of research in crystal defects and describes new high-level applications in such areas as superconductors and new-age medicines. This is an english translation of 'La Science du cristal'. View more info

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The Atom and the Apple Twelve Tales from Contemporary Physics

By: Balibar, S├ębastien

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17766


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked.; 9.20 X 6.30 X 0.80 inches; 190 pages; " Balibar examines twelve problems spanning the frontiers of physics, and he devotes a chapter to each issue. He looks at chaos theory, cosmology, fluid mechanics, and climatology. He explains how we discovered the age of the Earth, how we know the Universe is expanding ever more rapidly, and why the spiral patterns of pinecon... View more info

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The Chornobyl Accident A Comprehensive Risk Assessment

By: Baryakhtar, Victor & Victor Bar'yakhtar & Valerie Kukhar' & Ivan Los' & Vladimir Kholosha & Vyacheslav Shestopalov & George J. Vargo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Battelle Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18416


Glossy, paper covered, illustrated boards show slight wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 271 pages; "The authors, all of whom are Ukrainian and Russian scientists involved with Chornobyl nuclear power plant since the April 1986 accident, present a comprehensive review of the accident. In addition, they present a risk assessment of the remains of the destroyed reactor and its surrounding shelter, Chornobyl radioactive wa... View more info

Image for Fields of Force  The Development of a World View from Faraday to Einstein

Fields of Force The Development of a World View from Faraday to Einstein

By: Berkson, William

Price: $94.95

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16539


Navy cloth covered boards, spine a little faded ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; The development of Physics through the ages. View more info

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Gauge Theories of Gravitation A Reader with Commentaries

By: Blagojevic, Milutin & Friedrich W Hehl editors

Price: $143.50

Publisher: London, Imperial College Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17798


Slight wear to pictorial boards, light spotting on page fore edges. ; Illustrated boards are clean and crisp, text unmarked. ; Classification of Gauge Theories of Gravity; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 635 pages; Foreword by: T W B Kibble, FRS "In the last five decades, the gauge approach to gravity has represented a research area of increasing importance for our understanding of the physics of fundamental interactions. A full clarification of the gauge dynamics... View more info

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The Picture Book of Quantum Mechanics

By: Brandt, Siegmund & Hans D. Dahmen

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Springer-Verlag: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16354


A bright, solid book. As new, text unmarked ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 423 pages; "In studying classical mechanics, students are often helped by the fact that intuitions developed in everday life can give one a good idea of the behavior of the idealized objects dealt with in introductory courses. In addition, equations encountered are sufficiently simple to solve even in relatively complex situations that students can further develop their intuti... View more info

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The Origin of the Concept of Nuclear Forces

By: Brown, L.M & H Rechenberg

Price: $94.95

Publisher: London, Institute of Physics Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17786


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear, small corner bump to top front foredge. ; A bright, solid book , text unmarked.; B&W Illustrations; 9.41 X 6.75 X 1.04 inches; 392 pages; "The concept of fundamental nuclear forces emerged gradually during the start of the 1930s and reached our present level of description some time before the 1950s. The Origin of the Concept of Nuclear Forces presents a unified, comprehensive account of the history of this important part of ... View more info

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History of Physics Selected Reprints

By: Brush, Stephen G.

Price: $18.35

Publisher: College Park MD, American Association of Physics Teachers: 1993

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17008


A bright, solid book.; Reprint Books; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 235 pages; Thirteen articles by leading historians of science provide a sampling of contemporary historical studies of major discoveries and theories in physics from Galileo to Einstein. This reprint book includes an annotated bibliography of more than 200 publications (with indications of those articles suitable for student reading) View more info

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Statistical Physics and the Atomic Theory of Matter from Boyle and Newton to Landau and Onsager

By: Brush, Stephen G.

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1983

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17782


Only light scuffing of dust jacket ; Blue cloth covered boards with silver print on spine - as new, text unmarked. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Princeton Series in Physics; 9.80 X 6.40 X 1.10 inches; 368 pages View more info

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From Maxwell to Microphysics Aspects of Electromagnetic Theory in the Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century

By: Buchwald, Jed Z.

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16311


Whole book appears to have rippled, with light corner curl ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped, text unmarked; Trade PB; 9.30 X 6.50 X 1 inches; 356 pages; Reprint of the 1985 original. A comprehensive study of a great transition in physics. Buchwald shows how the British Maxwellian field theory of the late 19th century gave way to theoretical premises about the microstructure of matter based on the concept of the electron. View more info