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General Physics

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #5
    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies.'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engaging, and well-informed guide' The TimesBill Bryson describes himself as ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Universe From Nothing

    Internationally renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Lawrence Krauss offers provocative, revelatory answers to the biggest philosophical questions: Where did our universe come from? Why does anything exist? And how is it all going to end?'Why is there something rather than nothing?' is the question atheists and scientists are always asked, and until now there has not been a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • What If?

    Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the creator of the wildly popular xkcd.com, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions: How fast can you hit a speed bump, driving, and live? When (if ever) did the sun go down on the British Empire? When ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    THE PHENOMENAL BESTSELLER'Honestly I cannot recommend it too strongly... one of the fastest selling science titles of all time because it is so clear' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2'There's a book I've been carrying around like a small Bible, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics' - Benedict CumberbatchEverything you need to know about modern physics, the universe and your place in the world in seven ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Wonders of the Universe

    Recommended for viewing on a colour tablet.Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before.13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light years wide. It contains over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This infinite, vast and complex Universe has been the subject ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Order of Time

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    **'A dazzling book ... the new Stephen Hawking' Sunday TimesThe bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting, consoling journey to discover the meaning of time**'We are time. We are this space, this clearing opened by the traces of memory inside the connections between our neurons. We are memory. We are nostalgia. We are longing for a future that will not come. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Hidden Reality

    Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

    by Brian Greene ...
    In this exhilarating new book, Brian Greene explores our most current understanding of the universe, its deepest laws of nature, and our continuing quest to know more.The Hidden Reality reveals how major developments in different branches of fundamental theoretical physics-relativistic, quantum, cosmological, unified, computational - have all led us to consider one or another variety of parallel ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Relativity: The Special And General Theory (Mobi Classics)

    Relativity: The Special and General Theory is an introduction to Einstein's space-bending, time-stretching theory of Relativity, first published in December 1916. Special and General relativity explain the structure of space time and provide a theory of gravitation, respectively. Einstein's theories shocked the world with their counterintuitive results, including the dissolution of absolute time. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • It's Not Rocket Science

    by Ben Miller ...
    The Top Ten BestsellerBlack holes. DNA. The Large Hadron Collider. Ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing out on some truly spectacular science?You do? Well, fear not, for help is at hand.Ben Miller was working on his Physics PhD at Cambridge when he accidentally became a comedian. But first love runs deep, and he has returned to his roots to share with you all his favourite bits of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Physics of the Future

    How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

    by Michio Kaku ...
    The international bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible gives us a stunning and provocative vision of the futureBased on interviews with over three hundred of the world's top scientists, who are already inventing the future in their labs, Kaku-in a lucid and engaging fashion-presents the revolutionary developments in medicine, computers, quantum physics, and space travel that will ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Elegant Universe

    by Brian Greene ...
    'Compulsively readable...Green threatens to do for string theory what Stephen Hawking did for holes' New York TimesIn this international bestseller, Columbia University professor Brian Greene provides, in layman’s terms, a comprehensive demystification of string theory. Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of the unknown, through introducing concepts from quantum ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman

    Adventures of a Curious Character

    In this warm, insightful portrait of the Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, we see the wisdom, humour and curiosity of Richard Feynman through a series of conversations with his friend Ralph Leighton.Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure. An ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Nature of Space and Time (New in Paper)

    series Princeton Science Library #3
    Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united in a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? On this issue, two of the world's most famous ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • Grand Pursuit: A Story of Economic Genius

    by Sylvia Nasar ...
    Sylvia Nasar, the author of the phenomenal bestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through the epic story of the making of modern economics, and how it rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands, rather than in Fate.Nasar's account begins with Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew observing and publishing the condition of the poor majority in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • How To

    Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems from Randall Munroe of xkcd

    Randall Munroe is . . .****'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre'Totally brilliant' Tim Harford'Laugh-out-loud funny' Bill Gates'Wonderful' Neil GaimanAN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing E... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The World As I See It

    A fascinating collection of Einstein’s observations about life, religion, nationalism, and a host of personal topics that engaged the genius’s intellectIn the aftermath of the First World War, Einstein writes about his hopes for the League of Nations, his feelings as a German citizen about the growing anti-Semitism and nationalism of his country, and his myriad opinions about the current affairs ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The History of Physics from 2000BCE to 1945

    by Sheldon Cohen ...
    Physics is the science that deals with the properties and interrelationship of matter and energy. It studies mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, magnetism, radiation, and atomic structure. This tale stretches from 2000 BCE to 1945 and introduces the reader to the brilliant men and women from Thales of Miletos to Albert Einstein who working alone or collaboratively made it all possible. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wonders of Life

    What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end?In this beautiful and definitive new book, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the Universe – life itself.There are thought to be as many as 100 million different species on Earth – each and every one governed by the same laws. ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Complexity

    The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos

    “If you liked Chaos, you’ll love Complexity. Waldrop creates the most exciting intellectual adventure story of the year” (The Washington Post).In a rarified world of scientific research, a revolution has been brewing. Its activists are not anarchists, but rather Nobel Laureates in physics and economics and pony-tailed graduates, mathematicians, and computer scientists from all over the world. They ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Biggest Secret Of Our Universe: Grand Unified Theory Discovered and Why Einstein Got It Wrong

    by R Krishna ...
    In this book, errors in some of the current theories in Physics are described and the Grand Unified Theory has been derived and presented. This book completes the quest for the holy grail of Physics, the Grand Unified Theory. The book also strives to peek into the mind of Einstein and to understand why he failed to discover this theory. ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • Physics of the Impossible

    A Scientific Exploration of the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation and Time Travel

    by Michio Kaku ...
    Physics of the Impossible takes us on a journey to the frontiers of science and beyond, giving us an exhilarating insight into what we can really hope to achieve in the future.Everyday we see that what was once declared 'impossible' by scientists has become part of our everyday lives: fax machines, glass sky-scrapers, gas-powered automobiles and a worldwide communications network. Here ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Physical Constants: Tables Of Universal, Electromagnetic, Atomic And Nuclear, & Physico-Chemical Constants (Mobi Study Guides)

    Students and researchers in physics, engineering and other sciences will find this compilation of more than physical constants invaluable. All the information included is practical, rarely used results are excluded. Great care has been taken to present all results concisely and clearly. Excellent to keep as a handy reference! If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Why Does E=mc2?

    (And Why Should We Care?)

    The international bestseller: an introduction to the theory of relativity by the eminent physicists Brian Cox and Jeff ForshawWhat does E=mc2 actually mean? Dr. Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw go on a journey to the frontier of twenty-first century science to unpack Einstein's famous equation. Explaining and simplifying notions of energy, mass, and light-while exploding commonly held ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Storm in a Teacup

    The Physics of Everyday Life

    by Helen Czerski ...
    'A quite delightful book on the joys, and universality, of physics. Czerski's enthusiasm is infectious because she brings our humdrum everyday world to life, showing us that it is just as fascinating as anything that can be seen by the Hubble Telescope or created at the Large Hadron Collider.' - Jim Al-KhaliliOur world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give it a stir, you'll ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD