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Nothing: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £8.99
What is 'nothing'? What remains when you take all the matter away? Can empty space - a void - exist? This Very Short Introduction explores the science and history of the elusive void: from Aristotle's theories to black holes and quantum particles, and why the latest discoveries about the vacuum tell us extraordinary things about the cosmos.

Theories of Everything: Ideas in Profile

Paperback, 02/03/2017, £8.99
The clearest account ever of theories of everything now and in the past

Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 13/05/2004, £8.99
An introduction to the fundamental constituents of the universe. Beginning with a guide to what matter is made of and how it evolved, the author goes on to describe the techniques used to study it. He discusses quarks, electrons, and the neutrino, exotic matter, and antimatter. He also investigates the forces of nature, accelerators, and more.

Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 23/07/2015, £7.99
In this Very Short Introduction Frank Close describes the historical development of nuclear physics, our understanding of the nucleus, how nuclei form, and the applications of the field in medicine. Exploring key concepts, Frank Close shows how nuclear physics brings the physics of the stars to Earth.