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Higgs
Higgs
The Invention and Discovery of the 'God Particle'
by: Jim Baggott
$26.05  $28.95  inc GST    $23.68  $26.32  ex GST
Publication Date: 13/08/2012
ISBN: 9780199603497
Hardback: 304 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
The hunt for the Higgs particle has involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. The discovery of a new particle, consistent with the Higgs boson, is the strongest indicator yet that the Standard Model reflects the basic building blocks of our Universe. Here, Jim Baggott explains the science behind the discovery, and its implications.
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Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?
 
$17.99  $19.99  inc GST    $16.35  $18.17  ex GST
ISBN: 9781781250266
Why do birds sing at dawn? What's the slowest a plane can fly without stalling and falling out of the sky? And how long can you keep a tiger cub as a pet? Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? This collection offers wry and well-informed answers to a range of baffling questions.
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Introducing Infinity
Introducing Infinity
A Graphic Guide
by: Brian Clegg
$11.70  $13.00  inc GST    $10.64  $11.82  ex GST
Publication Date: 06/09/2012
ISBN: 9781848314061
Paperback: 176 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
Compact INTRODUCING guide to a boundlessly intriguing topic.
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Introducing Einstein
Introducing Einstein
A Graphic Guide
by: Joseph Schwartz
$11.69  $12.99  inc GST    $10.63  $11.81  ex GST
Publication Date: 06/09/2012
ISBN: 9781848314085
Paperback: 176 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
Compact INTRODUCING guide to the father of modern physics.
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When the Earth Was Flat
When the Earth Was Flat
All the Bits of Science We Got Wrong
by: Graeme Donald
$17.95  $19.95  inc GST    $16.32  $18.14  ex GST
Publication Date: 13/09/2012
ISBN: 9781843178682
Hardback: 192 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
Suitable for those with an interest in our scientific history, this book exposes the scientific theories that were once widely believed to be true but have since been disproved. It shows how the way we view the world, and the way we think the world works, has changed completely throughout history.
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From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries
From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries
The Extraordinary Story of Maths
by: Chris Waring
$17.95  $19.95  inc GST    $16.32  $18.14  ex GST
Publication Date: 06/09/2012
ISBN: 9781843178736
Hardback: 192 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
We may remember their equations and discoveries from school, but do we remember who the men behind the maths were? From the theories of Pythagoras (and did you know he ran a secret brotherhood that studied maths, music and gymnastics?) to coining the term Googol, this title uncovers the mysteries of maths.
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How Old is the Universe?
by: David A. Weintraub
$31.45  $34.95  inc GST    $28.59  $31.77  ex GST
ISBN: 9780691156286
<p>Astronomers have determined that our universe is 13.7 billion years old. How exactly did they come to this precise conclusion? "How Old Is the Universe?" tells the incredible story of how astronomers solved one of the most compelling mysteries in science and, along the way, introduces readers to fundamental concepts and cutting-edge advances in modern astronomy.<p> The age of our universe po...(view full description)
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The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III
The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III
Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family
by: Peter Byrne
$44.05  $48.95  inc GST    $40.05  $44.50  ex GST
Publication Date: 06/05/2010
ISBN: 9780199552276
Hardback: 456 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
Hugh Everett III's "Many Worlds" theory, of infinite multiple universes, is now considered a hugely important breakthrough in the history of physics.This book tells the story of the physics establishment's rejection of his theory, his subsequent Pentagon career in nuclear strategy, and his difficult personal life and eventual death from alcoholism.
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Elementary Particles
by: Enrico Fermi
$19.75  $21.95  inc GST    $17.95  $19.95  ex GST
ISBN: 9780300183184
Suitable for physicists and scholars, this title includes descriptions of the then-known particle universe and its nascent conceptual framework that allow readers to glimpse the foundations of the field from the perspective of one of its most distinguished contributors. It also provides an update, detailing advances in quantum field theory.
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The Joy of X
The Joy of X
A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity
by: Steven Strogatz
$26.99  $29.99  inc GST    $24.54  $27.26  ex GST
Publication Date: 01/11/2012
ISBN: 9781848878440
Paperback: 272 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
How should you flip your mattress to get the maximum wear out of it? How many people should you date before settling down? How does Google search the internet? Why does the stock market swing so often, and so wildly? In this book, the author explains the great ideas of maths - from negative numbers to calculus, and fat tails to infinity.
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