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NOTHING:FROM ABSOLUTE ZERO TO COSMIC OBLIVION

Paperback, 07/11/2013, £7.99
£4.79
All too easily, we ignore or dismiss the fascinating possibilities of emptiness and non-existence. But without nothing, or rather what we've long taken to be nothing - we'd be nowhere. This title is suitable for those who are interested in science - or in the greatest mysteries of our world.

What is it to be Human

Paperback, 01/07/2001, £7.00
£6.30

Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

Hardback, 15/09/2017, £16.99
£15.29
Beautifully illustrated, with gradually evolving maps offering an inventive visual glossary as the journey progresses, A Map of the Invisible provides an essential introduction to our world, and to particle physics.

Cosmology 2ed

Paperback, 22/06/2000, £12.25
£11.03
A range of textbooks and teacher support materials for AS and A level Pre 2008 specification.

Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation

Paperback, 11/08/1983, £12.99
£11.69
* The story of cosmic evolution, science and civilisation

Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small has Transformed Our Lives

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life.

Smith's Fundamentals of Motorsport Engineering

Paperback, 22/04/2013, £29.99
£26.99
This new textbook provides Motorsports students and practitioners with the fundamental theory necessary to work and advance in the industry. Also suitable for the enthusiastic amateur, this full-colour, comprehensive manual is the ideal one-stop guide to the basics of Motorsports engineering and what to expect at the race track.

Advanced Physics

Paperback, 22/08/2013, £49.99
£44.99
Written by members of the Editorial Board of the Institute of Physics, Advanced Physics makes A-level physics accessible to all students, with Maths boxes throughout to support concept development. Questions give opportunities to practise recall and analytical skills, and there are high quality diagrams and full colour illustrations throughout.

Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe

Paperback, 21/12/2009, £28.99
£27.00
Second edition for introductory undergraduate courses and amateur astronomers on our current understanding of black holes.

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
£8.09
Brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns. This book explains some of the most toolbox of science - a toolbox we need in order to make sense of what is around us and arrive at decisions about the future, from medical advances to solving our future energy needs.

Science of Imaging 2ed

Hardback, 18/11/2010, £40.99
£36.89
Starting with the fundamentals of light and basic cameras, this work takes readers through television and holography to advanced scientific and medical imaging. It covers topics such as digital recording of images, the photographic process, and film development.

Physics 4ed

Paperback, 22/01/2015, £33.99
£30.59
Assuming no prior knowledge and focusing on the basics, Physics offers a clear and accessible introduction to the core aspects of the subject. The latest edition includes a new chapter on Rotational Dynamics, and introduces students to recent advances in the field at relevant points throughout the book.

Brief History Of Time

Paperback, 18/08/2011, £8.99
£8.09
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This book examines these questions. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes.

Quantum Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 30/05/2002, £7.99
£7.19
In simple language, without mathematics, this book explains the strange and exciting ideas that make the subatomic world so different from the world of the every day. It offers the general reader access to one of the greatest discoveries in the history of physics and one of the oustanding intellectual achievements of the twentieth century.

Shape Of Inner Space

Paperback, 22/03/2012, £12.99
£11.69
The leading mind behind the mathematics of string theory discusses how geometry explains the universe we see

Understanding & using Scientific evidence

Paperback, 19/08/2003, £18.99
£17.09
It is essential to be able to be critical of scientific evidence. Sets out the principles of investigation so that the reader will be confident in questioning the experts, making an informed choice or arriving at an informed opinion.

History of Time: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 11/08/2005, £7.99
£7.19
Leofranc Holford-Strevens explores time measurement and the organisation of time into hours, days, months and years using a range of fascinating examples from Ancient Rome and Julius Caesar's Leap Year, to the 1920s' project for a fixed Easter.

Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £3.99
£3.59
In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades - black holes. In these flagship lectures the legendary physicist argues that if we could only understand black holes and how they challenge the very nature of space and time, we could unlock the secrets of the universe.

Celestial Geometry

Hardback, 11/10/2012, £18.99
£11.39
Explore 60 of the world's most extraordinary and mysterious archaeological structures and locations to uncover fascinating insights into mankind's early understanding of the cosmos

17 Equations That Changed the World

Paperback, 13/06/2013, £8.99
£8.09
Examines seventeen groundbreaking equations that have altered the course of human history. This book explores how Pythagoras' Theorem led to GPS and SatNav; how logarithms are applied in architecture; why imaginary numbers were important in the development of the digital camera, and what is really going on with Schrodinger's cat.

Bang: Complete History of the Universe

Paperback, 08/10/2015, £6.99
£6.29
The Universe was born 13.7 billion years ago. Infinitely small at first, it expanded more rapidly than anyone can contemplate. This book explains how all this came about, from the moment when time and space came into existence, to the formation of the first stars, galaxies and planets, and to the evolution of human beings.

Principles of Environmental Physics

Hardback, 15/08/2013, £60.99
£54.89
Provides a basis for understanding the complex physical interactions of plants and animals with their natural environment. This book describes the principles by which radiative energy reaches the earth's surface and reviews the knowledge concerning the surface radiation budget.

Science Magpie

Paperback, 05/09/2013, £8.99
£5.39
Simon Flynn's bestselling selection of enthralling facts, stories, poems and more from science's history

Voyager: 101 Wonders Between Earth and the Edge of the Cosmos

Hardback, 01/11/2012, £25.00
£22.50
A fantastic voyage across 276 billion trillion miles of space and 13.5 billion years of time, told through more than 300 of the most dramatic astronomical images ever captured.

Schaum's Outline of College Physics 11ed

Paperback, 01/10/2011, £15.99
£12.99

Molecular Cloning

Paperback, 01/07/2012, £230.00
£207.00

Schaum's Outline of Modern Physics

Paperback, 01/08/1999, £16.99
£13.99
Schaum's Outlines present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.

Bats Sing, Mice Giggle : The Surprising Science of Animals' Inner Live

Paperback, 06/05/2010, £8.99
£8.09
Presents many years of research by hundreds of scientists that reveals how wild animals, as well as pets, have inner, secret lives. This title shows how animal 'friends' stay in touch, how they warn and help each other in times of danger, and how some animals problem-solve as or in some instances even more effectively than humans.

Introducing Newton

Paperback, 02/08/2007, £9.99
£8.99
By the age of 25, entirely self-taught, Newton had sketched out a system of the world. This work explains the extraordinary ideas of a man who sifted through the accumulated knowledge of centuries, tossed out mistaken beliefs, and single-handedly made enormous advances in mathematics, mechanics and optics.

Introducing Einstein

7, 01/09/2005, £9.99
£8.99
The Introducing series is renowned throughout the world for its ingenious combination of graphic illustration and intelligent, precise text by leading academics on some of the most challenging subjects around. This text is a highly accessible introduction to Einstein's life and thought.

How To Teach Relativity To Your Dog

Paperback, 15/03/2012, £11.99
£10.79
Everyone talks to their pets; Chad Orzel tells his about relativity.

What We Cannot Know: Explorations at the Edge of Knowledge

Hardback, 19/05/2016, £20.00
£18.00
Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know.

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Hardback, 24/09/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind.

Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved

Hardback, 19/05/2015, £14.99
£13.49
The contentious history of the idea of the black hole-the most fascinating and bizarre celestial object in the heavens

Why Does E=mc2?

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £8.99
£8.09
An explanation of Einstein's equation that explores the principles of physics through everyday life. It considers the real meaning behind the iconic sequence of symbols that make up Einstein's most famous equation.

Meaning of Relativity

Paperback, 06/02/2003, £11.99
£10.79
These lectures were given in 1921, the same year Einstein received the Nobel Prize for Physics. They remain key texts for anyone wishing to discover the workings of one of the most ispiring minds of the twentieth century.

I Am a Strange Loop

Hardback, 05/04/2007, £15.99
£14.39
Douglas R. Hofstadter's long-awaited return to the themes of Godel, Escher, Bach - an original and controversial view of the nature of consciousness and identity.

Physics Essentials For Dummies

Paperback, 18/05/2010, £6.99
£6.29
For students who just need to know the vital concepts of physics,whether as a refresher, for exam prep, or as a reference, Physics Essentials For Dummies is a must-have guide. Free oframp-up and ancillary material, Physics Essentials ForDummies contains content focused on key topics only.

What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell

Paperback, 04/09/2014, £9.99
£8.99
Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life invent sex? Does time really exist? How does capitalism work - or not, as the case may be? Written by the author of Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, this book intends to answer simple questions about the workings of our everyday lives.

Fabric of the Cosmos (O/P)

Hardback, 26/02/2004, £25.00
£22.50
We are living in what is often referred to as 'the golden age of cosmology'. The study of string theory has led to progress being made towards the discovery of the Theory of Everything. This book explains how far we have come and speculates on how far we still have to go.

Smashing Physics

Hardback, 22/05/2014, £20.00
£18.00
The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what it all means for our understanding of the laws of nature.

Introducing Logic

Paperback, 02/09/2004, £9.99
£8.99
Introducing Logic follows the historical development of this intriguing subject, explaining its symbols and methods, exploring complex philosophical issues and intricate mathematics.

Introducing Stephen Hawking

7, 07/04/2005, £9.99
£8.99
A brilliantly conceived introduction to Hawking's work, ranging from Einstein's General Theory of Relativity to Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes and the Big Bang. It also explains Hawking's research into Quantum Gravity, which could emerge as a Theory of Everything.

Introducing Fractal Geometry

Paperback, 02/02/2006, £9.99
£8.99
Fractal geometry is the geometry of the natural world. It mirrors the uneven but real shapes of nature, the world as we actually experience it. Introducing Fractal Geometry traces the development of this revolutionary new discipline.

Schaum's Outline of Beginning Physics I: Mechanics and Heat

Paperback, 01/01/1995, £16.99
£13.99
Schaum's Outlines present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.

Raft

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99
£8.09

Antimatter

Paperback, 07/01/2010, £7.99
£7.19
Frank Close explores the strange mirror world of antimatter, revealing that the reality is even more fascinating than the sci-fi stories suggest. Explaining the science behind one of physics' most extraordinary discoveries, he shows how, through understanding antimatter, we can shed light on some of the deepest mysteries of the universe.

 

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