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Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction

Third Edition

£8.99

Joseph M. Siracusa

9780198860532
Paperback
24 September 2020

Very Short Introductions

Nuclear Weapons are the most deadly weapon ever invented. This Very Short Introduction discusses the history and politics of nuclear weapons since their development in the 1940s. It describes the successes and failures of treaties that have aimed for their control and reduction, and their impact on international relations today.

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Physics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Sidney Perkowitz

9780198813941
Paperback
25 July 2019

Very Short Introductions

Physics encompasses all levels of nature from the subatomic to the cosmic, and underlies much of the technology around us. From modern quantum mechanics to cosmology, digital electronics, and energy production, this book discusses why physics is worth doing and how physicists do it.

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Waves: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mike Goldsmith

9780198803782
Paperback
22 November 2018

Very Short Introductions

From sound waves to gravitational waves, and from waves of light to crashing rollers on the ocean, Mike Goldsmith explores the fundamental features shared by all waves in the natural world, and considers the range of phenomena resulting from wave motion, including reflection, diffraction, and polarization in light, and beats and echoes in sound.

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