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

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

Universe 10ed

Paperback, 25/03/2014, £58.99
The tenth edition of Universe continues the tradition of fostering in students a deep appreciation of astronomy through clear explanations of key topics and multifaceted interactions with the material. New to this edition are ConceptChecks questions, which go beyond reading comprehension and call for applied thinking and synthesis of concepts.

Smith's Fundamentals of Motorsport Engineering

Paperback, 22/04/2013, £29.99
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
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.

Nature Book, The

Hardback, 24/09/2009, £9.99
An accessible and entertaining portable guide, The Nature Book will help you rediscover nature. It includes everything from trees and fungi to the phases of the moon and the tides.


Paperback, 07/11/2013, £7.99
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.


Paperback, 02/10/2008, £12.99
A 13.4-billion-light-year visual journey from Earth to the edge of the cosmos.

Science without the Boring Bits

Hardback, 02/09/2010, £12.99
An endlessly browsable and richly entertaining alternative history of science.

What is it to be Human

Paperback, 01/07/2001, £7.00

Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

Hardback, 15/09/2017, £16.99
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.

Oxygen: The molecule that made the world

Paperback, 25/09/2003, £8.99
Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, tracing the history of life from the very beginning. It explains the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death.

Cosmology 2ed

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

Shape Of Inner Space

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

Physics 4ed

Paperback, 22/01/2015, £33.99
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.

Science of Imaging 2ed

Hardback, 18/11/2010, £40.99
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.

Quantum Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 30/05/2002, £7.99
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.

History of Time: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 11/08/2005, £7.99
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.

Polar Inertia

Paperback, 01/11/1999, £20.99
Paul Virilio demonstrates how technology has made inertia the defining condition of modernity. An instantaneous present has replaced space and the sovereignty of territory - everything happens without the need to go anywhere.

Understanding & using Scientific evidence

Paperback, 19/08/2003, £18.99
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.

Brief History Of Time

Paperback, 18/08/2011, £8.99
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.

Big Questions: Physics, The

Paperback, 04/02/2010, £12.99
Easy, enlightening and mind-stretching, here are answers to the 20 biggest questions of quantum physics, relativity and our attempts to grasp the true nature of reality.

Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £3.99
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.

Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe

Paperback, 21/12/2009, £28.99
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
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.


Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99

Wonders of Life

Hardback, 24/01/2013, £25.00
What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end?

Physics for the Life Sciences 2ed

Hardback, 06/03/2012, £54.99
Taking an algebra-based approach with the selective use of calculus, this title includes basic physics concepts such as: using a fresh layout, consistent and student-tested art program, extensive use of conceptual examples, analytical problems, and instructive and engaging case studies.

Neutron Protein Crystallography: Hydrogen, Protons, and Hydration in B

Hardback, 17/02/2011, £67.50
One of the first books dedicated to the emerging field of neutron protein crystallography (NPC). It covers all of the practical aspects of NPC and demonstrates how NPC can explore protein features such as hydrogen bonds, protonation and deprotonation of amino acid residues, and hydration structures.


Paperback, 07/01/2010, £7.99
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.

Structure of Scientific Revolutions

Paperback, 11/05/2012, £10.50
Challenges long-standing linear notions of scientific progress, arguing that transformative ideas don't arise from the day-to-day, gradual process of experimentation and data accumulation, but that revolutions in science, those breakthrough moments that disrupt accepted thinking and offer unanticipated ideas, occur outside of normal science.

Get Ready for Physics

Paperback, 11/06/2010, £19.99
'Get Ready for Physics' helps science students quickly prepare for their introductory physics course, either algebra-based or calculus-based. It provides useful tools for future success in the course, gives you tips on recognizing your individual learning styles and helps you maximize your study time.

How To Teach Relativity To Your Dog

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

Feynman's Tips on Physics

Paperback, 15/02/2013, £11.99
Essential advice on problem solving from physics' clearest teacher

Schaum's Outline of Modern Physics

Paperback, 01/08/1999, £16.99
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.

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

Paperback, 01/01/1995, £16.99
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.

Schaum's Outline of College Physics 11ed

Paperback, 01/10/2011, £15.99

Principles of Environmental Physics

Hardback, 15/08/2013, £60.99
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.

Bang: Complete History of the Universe

Paperback, 08/10/2015, £6.99
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.

Speed of Light: Constancy + Cosmos

Paperback, 25/05/2009, £17.99
A mind-expanding exploration of light and how we experience the universe

Smashing Physics

Hardback, 22/05/2014, £20.00
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.

Molecular Invasion

Paperback, 01/01/2003, £7.99

Introducing Logic

Paperback, 02/09/2004, £9.99
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
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 Einstein

7, 01/09/2005, £9.99
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.

Introducing Fractal Geometry

Paperback, 02/02/2006, £9.99
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.

Introducing Newton

Paperback, 02/08/2007, £9.99
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.

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

Paperback, 06/05/2010, £8.99
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.

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Hardback, 24/09/2015, £9.99
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.



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