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  • The Wireless Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla ...
    Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The Transmission of Electrical Energy Without Wires," "The Future of the Wireless Art," "Nikola Tesla Sees A Wireless Vision," and many others. Nikola Tesla has been called the most important ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bright Earth

    The Invention of Colour

    by Philip Ball ...
    Colour in art - as in life - is both inspiring and uplifting, but where does it come from? How have artists found new hues, and how have these influenced their work? Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Albert Einstein's Theory Of Relativity Explained Simply

    The Theory of Relativity is based on previously known scientific studies plus insights penned by Albert Einstein. He was one of the most advanced scientific minds of his day, and he made many contributions to physical science study. His work has provided much of the basis for those working with physics in particular.It can be divided in general and special categories. The theory influences how ... Read more

    $3.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wave Theory of Light

    by Lord Kelvin ...
    William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin OM, GCVO, PC, PRS, PRSE, (26 June 1824 17 December 1907) was a mathematical physicist and engineer. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second Laws of Thermodynamics, and did much to unify the emerging discipline of physics in its modern form. He worked closely with ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Eye and Brain

    The Psychology of Seeing - Fifth Edition

    Book 80 - Princeton Science Library
    Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, Eye and Brain has established itself worldwide as an essential introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. Richard Gregory offers clear explanations of how we see brightness, movement, color, and objects, and he explores the phenomena of visual illusions to establish principles about how perception normally works and why it ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD


    Two original titles, Making a Refracting Telescope and Making a 102mm Refracting Telescope (Second Edition), now available together in one book.Book 1: Making a Refracting Telescope guides you through the process of making your own refractor using inexpensive materials and basic workshop tools. The making of each component is described in detail with step by step instructions, advice, helpful ... Read more

    $9.63 AUD

  • The Story of Light

    by Ben Bova ...
    In this all-encompassing work, one of the most famous science fiction as well as nonfiction writers of our time explores the subject of light and shows how it has shaped every aspect of our existence.From the creation of life to the exploration of the heavens and the stars, from the origins of the earth to the possibility of life on distant planets, Ben Bova unveils the beauty and science behind ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD

  • Children of Light

    We associate light with the radiant beams that make the world visible to us. But the visible spectrum is only a tiny percentage of an electromagnetic spectrum that extends unimaginably far in both directions. And, as biologist Michael Denton carefully documents, that tiny band of visual light is crucial to life on Earth.In Children of Light, Denton elucidates the miraculous convergence of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Hubble Space Telescope

    From Concept to Success

    series Springer Praxis Books
    The highly successful Hubble Space Telescope was meant to change our view and understanding of the universe. Within weeks of its launch in 1990, however, the space community was shocked to find out that the primary mirror of the telescope was flawed. It was only the skills of scientists and engineers on the ground and the daring talents of astronauts sent to service the telescope in December 1993 ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

  • Everything You Need to Know About Lenses and Light - Physics Book 4th Grade | Children's Physics Books

    Here’s another physics book collection from Baby Professor. Targeted for fourth graders, this book discusses lenses and light in a refreshing way. This book contains a smart mix of pictures and words to encourage young readers to really go from page 1 to the last. Does your child love this book? Check out more science books from Baby Professor! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Laser: 50 Years Of Discoveries

    This unique book provides an overview of the principle and applications of lasers enriched with numerous illustrations.Being over fifty years old, lasers continue to amaze us. Their performance characteristics are constantly reaching new limits, and the scope of their applications continues to expand. Yet, it took years of effort by teams of physicists to transform the fundamental notions of ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers

    If you need a book that relates the core principles of quantum mechanics to modern applications in engineering, physics, and nanotechnology, this is it. Students will appreciate the book's applied emphasis, which illustrates theoretical concepts with examples of nanostructured materials, optics, and semiconductor devices. The many worked examples and more than 160 homework problems help students ... Read more

    $101.99 AUD

  • What My Eyes See : The Science of Light - Physics Book for Children | Children's Physics Books

    How do you see? Optics or the science of light is an interesting topic that has been made child-friendly in this educational picture book. The author creates a strong link between the theory and the actual experience of seeing. For sure, your child will pick up several facts and information from this book. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Femtosecond Laser Filamentation

    Book 55 - Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics
    This book attempts to give a discussion of the physics and current and potential applications of the self-focusing of an intense femtosecond laser pulse in a tra- parent medium. Although self-focusing is an old subject of nonlinear optics, the consequence of self-focusing of intense femtosecond laser pulses is totally new and unexpected. Thus, new phenomena are observed, such as long range lam- ... Read more

    $161.99 AUD

  • Five Photons

    Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

    by James Geach ...
    Have you ever wondered what is the most distant source of light we can see, or how a star shines? Did you know that black holes can blaze like cosmic beacons across intergalactic space, and that ancient radio waves might herald the ignition of the very first stars? Have you ever thought about what light really is? Five Photons explains what we know about the universe through five different ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Let's Get Charged! (All About Electricity) : 5th Grade Science Series

    Fifth Grade Books Electricity for Kids

    series Children's Physics Books
    The purpose of this educational book is to teach your child the importance of electricity. However, unlike the school's official textbooks, this book contains just the right blend of text and images to facilitate self-paced learning. Use this book to complement classroom-based education. Make sure to grab your child a copy now! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Laser-Plasma Interactions and Applications

    series Scottish Graduate Series
    Laser-Plasma Interactions and Applications covers the fundamental and applied aspects of high power laser-plasma physics. With an internationally renowned team of authors, the book broadens the knowledge of young researchers working in high power laser-plasma science by providing them with a thorough pedagogical grounding in the interaction of laser radiation with matter, laser-plasma accelerators ... Read more

    $170.99 AUD

  • Optical Coherence Tomography

    Principles and Applications

    Optical Coherence Tomography gives a broad treatment of the subject which will include 1)the optics, science, and physics needed to understand the technology 2) a description of applications with a critical look at how the technology will successfully address actual clinical need, and 3) a discussion of delivery of OCT to the patient, FDA approval and comparisons with available competing ... Read more

    $116.99 AUD

  • Fundamentals of Physics II

    Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics

    by R. Shankar ...
    series The Open Yale Courses Series
    R. Shankar, a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator, was among the first to offer a course through the innovative Open Yale Course program. His popular online video lectures on introductory physics have been viewed over a million times. In this second book based on his online Yale course, Shankar explains essential concepts, including electromagnetism, optics, and quantum ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap

    Odd Excursions into Optics

    How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap is a collection of essays that discusses odd and unusual topics in optics. Though optics is a fairly specialized branch of physics, this book extracts from the discipline topics that are particularly interesting, mysterious, culturally relevant, or accessible. The essays all first appeared, in abbreviated form, in Optics and Photonics News and in The Spectrograph; the ... Read more

    $70.99 AUD

  • Luminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

    This book reviews up-to-date ideas of how the luminescence radiation in semiconductors originates and how to analyze it experimentally. The book fills a gap between general textbooks on optical properties of solids and specialized monographs on luminescence. It is unique in its coherent treatment of the phenomenon of luminescence from the very introductory definitions, from light emission in bulk ... Read more

    $70.99 AUD

  • The Wireless Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla ...
    Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The Transmission of Electrical Energy Without Wires," "The Future of the Wireless Art," "Nikola Tesla Sees A Wireless Vision," and many others. Nikola Tesla has been called the most important ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Dynamo, un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l'art (Paris - 2013)

    Les Fiches Exposition d'Universalis

    Au printemps de 2013, trois grandes institutions parisiennes ont fait le choix de réactualiser les recherches d’un certain nombre d’artistes que l’histoire de l’art a qualifiés de « cinétistes ». Ainsi, au Palais de Tokyo, une monographie était consacrée à Julio Le Parc et...À PROPOS DE L’ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALISReconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité incomparable de ses ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • L'Œil moteur. Art optique et cinétique 1950-1975 (Strasbourg - 2005)

    Les Fiches Exposition d'Universalis

    L'exposition organisée par le musée d'Art moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg sur l'art optique et cinétique de 1950 à 1975 s'inscrit dans la suite des manifestations Aux origines de l'abstraction au musée d'Orsay, en 2003-2004, et Sons et lumières au Centre Georges-Pompidou...À PROPOS DE L’ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALISReconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité incomparable de ses ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD