Based on the bestselling book "The Elements," this calendar is an exquisite marriage of science and art, showcasing a year of the most fascinating elements of the periodic table. Every month has a full-color photograph of the featured element in its pure form, along with detailed text and vibrant graphs.
Classic undergraduate text explores wave functions for the hydrogen atom, perturbation theory, the Pauli exclusion principle, and the structure of simple and complex molecules. Numerous tables and figures.
This deeply fascinating, engaging, and highly accessible explanation of Einstein's equation uses everyday life to explore the principles of physics.
The classic that exploded into public controversy and revolutionized the course of science is now available in this Signet Classic edition. Features include a complete glossary, index, and an Introduction by noted biologist Sir Julian Huxley.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! La geographie de l'Ile-de-France est marquee, sur le plan physique, par sa situation au centre d'un bassin sedimentaire, le bassin parisien, au relief relativement plat, irrigue par un fleuve navigable, la Seine dont les principaux affluents convergent precisement dans cette region, par un climat tempere et des sols agricoles tres fertiles, et sur le plan economique, par la presence en son centre de Paris, capitale et principale agglomeration urbaine de la France.
Explores the limits of human survival and the physiological adaptations that enable us to exist under extreme conditions. The author reviews limits to human life underwater, at high altitudes, at high speeds, at micro levels, and at freezing and hot temperatures.
A dozen selected history-of-science papers from the October 1999 incarnation of the annual 16th-Century Studies Conference, held in St. Louis, explore the work and legacy of Paracelsus (1493-1541), seen today as a bridge between old and new ways of thinking about medicine; and opinions about astrology during the period.
From nuclear physics to quantum theory to relativity and gravitation, Wheeler's work has set the trajectory of research for half a century. In this rich autobiography, he reveals in colorful detail the excitement of each discovery, the character of each colleague, and the underlying passion for knowledge that drives him still.
Drawing on the papers, letters, and memoirs of the 20th-century's greatest physicists, Gilder both humanizes and dramatizes the story of entanglement by employing the scientists' own words in imagined face-to-face dialogues.
A vivid portrait of nature's most fascinating and unexpected events.
Heath's history of astronomy ranges from Homer and Hesiod to Aristarchus and includes quotes from numerous thinkers, compilers, and scholasticists from Thales and Anaximander through Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle, and Heraclides. 34 figures.