Physics

The Physics Book

The Physics Book

Explore the laws and theories of physics in this accessible introduction to the forces that shape our universe, our planet, and our everyday lives. Using a bold, graphics-led approach, The Physics Book sets out more than 80 of the key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus firmly on unpacking the thought behind each theory-as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about-five themed chapters examine the history and developments in specific areas such as Light, Sound, and Electricity. Eureka moments abound: from Archimedes' bathtub discoveries about displacement and density, and Galileo's experiments with spheres falling from the Tower of Pisa, to Isaac Newton's apple and his conclusions about gravity and the laws of motion. You'll also learn about Albert Einstein's revelations about relativity; how the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation confirmed the Big Bang theory; the search for the Higgs boson particle; and why most of the universe is missing. If you've ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated-and proved-their abstract concepts, The Physics Book is the book for you. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.

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Genre : Science
Author : DK
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-03-10
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780744022254


College Physics

College Physics

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Genre : Science
Author : Paul Peter Urone
Publisher : Breton Publishing Company
Release : 1997-12
Total Pages : 893 Pages
ISBN : 0534356036


The Physics Book

The Physics Book

Containing 250 short, entertaining, and thought-provoking entries, this book explores such engaging topics as dark energy, parallel universes, the Doppler effect, the God particle, and Maxwell's demon. The timeline extends back billions of years to the hypothetical Big Bang and forward trillions of years to a time of quantum resurrection.

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Genre : Science
Author : Clifford A. Pickover
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 527 Pages
ISBN : 1402778619


Lectures On Computation

Lectures On Computation

Covering the theory of computation, information and communications, the physical aspects of computation, and the physical limits of computers, this text is based on the notes taken by one of its editors, Tony Hey, on a lecture course on computation given b

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Genre : Computers
Author : Richard P. Feynman
Publisher : Perseus Books
Release : 1996-09-08
Total Pages : 303 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015038101401


200 More Puzzling Physics Problems

200 More Puzzling Physics Problems

Intriguingly posed, subtle and challenging physics problems with hints for those who need them and full insightful solutions.

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Genre : Science
Author : Péter Gnädig
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2016-04-28
Total Pages : 450 Pages
ISBN : 9781107103856


The Physics Of Atoms And Quanta

The Physics Of Atoms And Quanta

The sixth edition includes new developments, as well as new experiments in quantum entanglement, Schrödingers cat, the quantum computer, quantum information, the atom laser, and much more. Many experiments and problems are included.

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Genre : Science
Author : Hermann Haken
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
Total Pages : 503 Pages
ISBN : 9783642980992


Some Mathematical Methods Of Physics

Some Mathematical Methods Of Physics

Well-rounded, thorough treatment introduces basic concepts of mathematical physics involved in the study of linear systems, with emphasis on eigenvalues, eigenfunctions, and Green's functions. Topics include discrete and continuous systems and approximation methods. 1960 edition.

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Genre : Science
Author : Gerald Goertzel
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2014-03-05
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780486793320


Astroparticle Particle And Space Physics Detectors And Medical Physics Applications

Astroparticle Particle And Space Physics Detectors And Medical Physics Applications

The exploration of the subnuclear world is done through increasingly complex experiments covering a wide range of energies and in a large variety of environments ? from particle accelerators, underground detectors to satellites and space laboratories. For these research programs to succeed, novel techniques, new materials and new instrumentation need to be used in detectors, often on a large scale. Hence, particle physics is at the forefront of technological advancement and leads to numerous applications. Among these, medical applications have a particular importance due to the health and social benefits they bring. This volume reviews the advances made in all technological aspects of current experiments in the field.

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Genre : Science
Author : Michele Barone
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 1144 Pages
ISBN : 9789812567987


Principles Of Physics

Principles Of Physics

This book starts from a set of common basic principles to establish the formalisms in all areas of fundamental physics, including quantum field theory, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, general relativity, electromagnetic field, and classical mechanics. Instead of the traditional pedagogic way, the author arranges the subjects and formalisms in a logical-sequential way, i.e. all the formulas are derived from the formulas before them. The formalisms are also kept self-contained. Most of the required mathematical tools are also given in the appendices. Although this book covers all the disciplines of fundamental physics, the book is concise and can be treated as an integrated entity. This is consistent with the aphorism that simplicity is beauty, unification is beauty, and thus physics is beauty. The book may be used as an advanced textbook by graduate students. It is also suitable for physicists who wish to have an overview of fundamental physics.

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Genre : Science
Author : Jun Ni
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
Release : 2013-12-24
Total Pages : 444 Pages
ISBN : 9789814579414


Proceedings Of The Tenth International Conference On Calorimetry In Particle Physics

Proceedings Of The Tenth International Conference On Calorimetry In Particle Physics

Annotation The International Conference on Calorimetry in Particle Physics has become the major forum for state-of-the-art developments of calorimetry techniques. The tenth conference was attended by about 150 physicists from 20 countries and covered all aspects of calorimetric particle detection and measurements, with emphasis on high energy physics experiments as well as experiments in nuclear physics and astrophysics.The proceedings contain three parts: introductory papers, contributed papers and a summary. The introductory papers start with a historical review of the development of calorimetry technology, and continue with overviews of the current status of calorimetry in high energy physics and astrophysics, which are followed by discussions on calorimetry in future accelerator facilities, such as linear colliders and the Super B Factory. A "hot" technology regarding the "energy flow concept" is also dealt with

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Genre : Calorimetry
Author : Ren-yuan Zhu
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2002
Total Pages : 899 Pages
ISBN : 9789812704894