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Little Book of String Theory

by Steven S Gubser Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780691142890
Format:
Hbk 184 pages

The Little Book of String Theory offers a short, accessible, and entertaining introduction to one of the most talked-about areas...

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Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age

by W Bernard Carlson Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780691165615
Format:
Pb+ 520 pages

Nikola Tesla was a major contributor to the electrical revolution that transformed daily life at the turn of the twentieth century....

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss and J Richard Gott Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780691157245
Format:
Hbk 480 pages

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously...

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Why Cats Land on Their Feet: And 76 Other Physical Paradoxes and Puzzles

by Mark Levi Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2012
ISBN:
9780691148540
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

Ever wonder why cats land on their feet? Or what holds a spinning top upright? Or whether it is possible to feel the Earth's rotation...

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Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers

by John MacCormick Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780691158198
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

Every day, we use our computers to perform remarkable feats. A simple web search picks out a handful of relevant needles from...

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Mathematical Nature Walk

by John A Adam Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2011
ISBN:
9780691152653
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

How heavy is that cloud? Why can you see farther in rain than in fog? Why are the droplets on that spider web spaced apart so...

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How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics

by William Byers Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780691145990
Format:
Pb+ 424 pages

To many outsiders, mathematicians appear to think like computers, grimly grinding away with a strict formal logic and moving methodically--even...

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Honeybee Democracy

by Thomas D Seeley Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9780691147215
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Honeybees make decisions collectively--and democratically. Every year, faced with the life-or-death problem of choosing and traveling...

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Nature of Space and Time

by Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780691168449
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the...

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How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction

by Beth Shapiro Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780691173115
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth,...

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Usefulness of Useless Knowledge

by Abraham Flexner Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
12/2016
ISBN:
9780691174761
Format:
Hbk 104 pages

A forty-year tightening of funding for scientific research has meant that resources are increasingly directed toward applied or...

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Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin

by Lawrence Weinstein and John A Adam Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780691129495
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Guesstimation is a book that unlocks the power of approximation--it's popular mathematics rounded to the nearest power of ten!...

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Good Vibrations: The Physics of Music

by Barry Parker Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/2009
ISBN:
9780801892646
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Why does a harpsichord sound different from a piano? For that matter, why does middle C on a piano differ from middle C on a tuning...

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Slicing Pizzas, Racing Turtles, and Further Adventures in Applied Mathematics

by Robert B Banks Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
06/2012
ISBN:
9780691154992
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

Have you ever daydreamed about digging a hole to the other side of the world? Robert Banks not only entertains such ideas but,...

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Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers

by Paul J Nahin Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
06/2012
ISBN:
9780691155005
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

What are your chances of dying on your next flight, being called for jury duty, or winning the lottery? We all encounter probability...

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