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Quantum physics - what everyone needs to know Quantum physics - what everyone needs to know

"In question & answer format, discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the non-scientist"--

Jul 21, 2017
The sun The sun

Essential for life on earth and a major influence on our environment, the Sun is also the most fascinating object in the daytime sky. Every day we feel the effect of its coming and going - literally the difference between day and night. But figuring out what the Sun is, what it's made of, why it glows so brightly, how old it is, how long it will last - all of these take thought and observation. Leon Golub and Jay M. Pasachoff offer an engaging and informative account of what scientists know abou

Jul 21, 2017
The Oxford illustrated history of science The Oxford illustrated history of science

The Oxford Illustrated History of Science offers readers an accessible and entertaining introduction to the history of science as well as a valuable and authoritative reference work.

Jul 20, 2017
Caesar's last breath - decoding the secrets of the air around us Caesar's last breath - decoding the secrets of the air around us

"The fascinating science and history of the air we breathe: It's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell. In Caesar's Last Breath, ... bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, which, it turns out, is also the story of earth and our existence on it. With every breath, you literally inhale the history of the world. On the ides

Jul 17, 2017
A mind at play - how Claude Shannon invented the information age A mind at play - how Claude Shannon invented the information age

Jul 17, 2017