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  • The God Equation

    The Quest for a Theory of Everything

    by Michio Kaku

    From the international bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the FutureThis is the story of a quest: to find a Theory of Everything. Einstein dedicated his life to seeking this elusive Holy Grail, a single, revolutionary 'god equation' which would tie all the forces in the universe together, yet never found it. Some of the greatest minds in physics took up the search, from ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Grand Design

    by Stephen Hawking and 1 more

    When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence for a benevolent creator who set things in motion? Or does science offer another explanation? In The Grand Design, the most recent scientific thinking about the mysteries of the universe is presented in language marked by both brilliance and simplicity. Model dependent realism, the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Brief History Of Time

    From Big Bang To Black Holes

    by Stephen Hawking

    Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by the world renowned physicist - generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers.It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You

    A Guide to the Universe

    by Marcus Chown

    The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity. Together, they explain virtually everything about the world we live in. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven't the slightest clue what either is about.Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Reality Is Not What It Seems

    The Journey to Quantum Gravity

    by Carlo Rovelli

    'The physicist transforming how we see the universe' Financial Times'An utter joy' Adam RutherfordDo space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. In this mind-expanding book, he shows how our understanding of reality has changed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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

    by Albert Einstein and 1 more

    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

    $1.52 AUD

  • Relativity: The Special and General Theory (Illustrated Edition)

    by Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein (1879-1955) needs no formal introduction, as he is known around the world as one of historys most brilliant geniuses and one of its most influential scientists. Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect". ... Read more

    $1.52 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

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

    by Stephen Hawking and 1 more

    series Princeton Science Library
    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

  • Why Does E=mc2?

    (And Why Should We Care?)

    by Brian Cox and 1 more

    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

  • The Einstein Theory Of Relativity: A Concise Statement By Prof. H.A. Lorentz (Mobi Classics)

    by Albert Einstein and 1 more

    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

    $1.52 AUD

  • Warped Passages

    Unravelling the Universe's Hidden Dimensions

    by Lisa Randall

    In Warped Passages one of the world's most exciting scientists gives us a glimpse into our future. Incredibly readable - and illustrated throughout - it allows the general reader to understand the questions that scientists are dealing with at the frontiers of research today. Lisa Randall allows the reader to understand the kind of problems that extra dimensions might solve and the kind of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Theory of Relativity: and Other Essays

    and Other Essays

    by Albert Einstein and 1 more

    E=mc2: It may be Einstein’s most well-known contribution to modern science, but how many people understand the thought process or physics behind this famous equation?In this collection of his seven most important essays on physics, Einstein guides his reader step-by-step through the many layers of scientific theory that formed a starting point for his discoveries. By both supporting and refuting ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

    by Janna Levin

    The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history*Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Sunday Times*'This is empirical poetry. A fascinating tale of human curiosity beautifully told, and with black holes and lasers too' Robin InceIn 1916 Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves: miniscule ripples ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Theory of Almost Everything

    The Standard Model, the Unsung Triumph of Modern Physics

    by Robert Oerter

    There are two scientific theories that, taken together, explain the entire universe. The first, which describes the force of gravity, is widely known: Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. But the theory that explains everything else—the Standard Model of Elementary Particles—is virtually unknown among the general public.In The Theory of Almost Everything, Robert Oerter shows how what were once ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Sidelights On Relativity (Mobi Classics)

    by Albert Einstein

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Works Of Albert Einstein: On The Electrodynamics Of Moving Bodies, Relativity: The Special And General Theory, Sidelights On Relativity, Dialog About Objections Against The Theory Of Relativity & More (Mobi Collected Works)

    by Albert Einstein

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:Albert ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Relativity

    by Albert Einstein and 1 more

    First published in 1916, 'Relativity: The Special and the General Theory' is regarded as the most significant work in modern physics. This book gives an insight into the scientific theory about the relationship between space and time, the theory of gravitation and the universe. The author using minimum mathematical terms and implementing basic principles and ideas of the theory tells how it helped ... Read more

    $2.07 AUD

  • Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)

    by Kip Thorne and 1 more

    series Commonwealth Fund Book Program #0
    **Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in PhysicsEver since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them.**Which of these bizarre phenomena, if any, can really exist in our ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • The Science of The Big Bang Theory

    What America's Favorite Sitcom Can Teach You about Physics, Flags, and the Idiosyncrasies of Scientists

    by Mark Brake

    series The Science of
    The geeks will inherit the earth.With well over two hundred episodes and a dozen seasons, The Big Bang Theory is one of America’s favorite television series, bringing a new class of character to mainstream television: the science nerd.In spite of its evident popularity and influence in shaping public attitudes to science and scientists, there are relatively few books that explore the show’s ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • General Relativity 1: Newton vs Einstein

    by Robert Piccioni

    Relativity and Quantum Mechanics are the two major pillars of 20th century physics. These theories, launched within five years of one another, revolutionized our understanding of nature. They utterly dismantled the conceptual basis of Newtonian physics that had been the gold standard of science for over 200 years, and introduced radically new concepts that defy human intuition. These theories may ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • 50 Quantum Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

    by Joanne Baker

    series 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know series
    A guide to everything you need and want to know about quantum physics, how our universe works and our existence in it.Quantum physics is the most cutting-edge, important and fascinating area of modern science. We have all heard of Einstein's theory of relativity and Schrodinger's Cat - but do we really understand the mind-bending theories of our universe?In 50 concise chapters, Joanne Baker covers ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • An Entertaining Simulation of The Special Theory of Relativity using methods of Classical Physics

    by Vadim N. Matveev; Oleg V. Matvejev

    The principles of the special theory of relativity are extremely simple. Knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem and an ability to perform the simplest algebraic operations are sufficient to be conversant with the kinematics of the special theory of relativity, as well as the time dilation and contraction of the longitudinal dimensions of moving bodies that are associated with relative motion. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Einstein's Genius Club

    The True Story of a Group of Scientists Who Changed the World

    by Burton Feldman and 1 more

    As World War II wound down and it became increasingly clear that the Allies would emerge victorious, Albert Einstein invited three close friends-all titans of contemporary science and philosophy-to his home at 112 Mercer Street in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss what they loved best-science and philosophy. His guests were the legendary philosopher and pacifist, Bertrand Russell; the boy wonder ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD