Black Bodies And Quantum Cats

Author: Jennifer Ouellette
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143036036
Size: 73.66 MB
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Traces key advances in physics, explaining its basics using examples from films and literature such as "Back to the Future," which demonstrates special relativity, and Poe's "The Purloined Letter," which illustrates neutrinos.

A Tour Of The Subatomic Zoo

Author: Cindy Schwarz
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781563966170
Size: 74.29 MB
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An introduction to particle physics covers such topics as the parts of an atom, antimatter, quarks, and particle accelerators.

Modern Science And The Paranormal

Author: Marie D. Jones
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 143585179X
Size: 43.29 MB
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Traces modern efforts to apply contemporary science to the study of such paranormal topics as ghosts, UFOs, wormholes, and ESP.

Psience

Author: Marie D. Jones
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1442976063
Size: 44.93 MB
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This is a book of theories, of possibilities, concepts, dreams, and speculations, based upon a lot of hard (and soft) evidence and a lot of reaching beyond the boundaries of the known into that gray zone, where, heck, let's face it, anything is possible. It is exciting and fun and intriguing and just might resonate with others out there who have had unusual experiences that couldn't be duplicated in a lab or reduced to a math equation. It is one truth in a multiverse of truths waiting to be discovered, if that is at all possible. There isn't a scientist, skeptic, student, or sage alive who knows the ultimate reality of reality. All we can do is guess, and hope that maybe, when we leave this earth, we might get a glimpse of truth. But that's what makes it so exciting ... the guessing. The hope.

The Physics Of The Buffyverse

Author: Jennifer Ouellette
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143038627
Size: 36.92 MB
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An entertaining and informative introduction to the world of the physical sciences draws on examples based on the TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel to explain complex concepts and theories of biology, chemistry, and theoretical physics--from demons and interdimensional portals to black holes and string theory. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Uhlig S Corrosion Handbook

Author: R. Winston Revie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470080329
Size: 37.89 MB
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This book serves as a reference for engineers, scientists, and students concerned with the use of materials in applications where reliability and resistance to corrosion are important. It updates the coverage of its predecessor, including coverage of: corrosion rates of steel in major river systems and atmospheric corrosion rates, the corrosion behavior of materials such as weathering steels and newer stainless alloys, and the corrosion behavior and engineering approaches to corrosion control for nonmetallic materials. New chapters include: high-temperature oxidation of metals and alloys, nanomaterials, and dental materials, anodic protection. Also featured are chapters dealing with standards for corrosion testing, microbiological corrosion, and electrochemical noise.

Proof

Author: David Auburn
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822217824
Size: 55.85 MB
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THE STORY: On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the

The Calculus Diaries

Author: Jennifer Ouellette
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101459034
Size: 10.19 MB
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Kiss My Math meets A Tour of the Calculus Jennifer Ouellette never took math in college, mostly because she-like most people-assumed that she wouldn't need it in real life. But then the English-major-turned-award-winning-science-writer had a change of heart and decided to revisit the equations and formulas that had haunted her for years. The Calculus Diaries is the fun and fascinating account of her year spent confronting her math phobia head on. With wit and verve, Ouellette shows how she learned to apply calculus to everything from gas mileage to dieting, from the rides at Disneyland to shooting craps in Vegas-proving that even the mathematically challenged can learn the fundamentals of the universal language.

Kasparov And Deep Blue

Author: Bruce Pandolfini
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 068484852X
Size: 31.10 MB
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Follows the historical chess tournament between world chess champion Garry Kasparov and the chess program Deep Blue, in a game-by-game, play-by-play analysis