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The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics: A Primer for the LHC Era£58.00 John Campbell, Joey Huston, Frank Krauss
9780199652747 This book provides an indepth introduction to the particle physics of current and future experiments at particle accelerators. The book will provide the reader with an overview of practically all aspects of the strong interaction necessary to understand and appreciate modern particle phenomenology at the energy frontier. 

A Dictionary of ScienceSeventh Edition £12.99 Jonathan Law
9780198738374 This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. With clear and concise definitions and recommended web links for many entries, this AZ is a reliable reference work for science students as well as nonscientists. 

Gravity: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Timothy Clifton
9780198729143 Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena commonly observed. Timothy Clifton looks at the development of our understanding of gravity, from Newton's apple to gravitational waves and efforts such as string theory to combine gravity with quantum mechanics. 

From Classical to Quantum Fields£53.00 Laurent Baulieu, John Iliopoulos, Roland Sénéor
9780198788409 Quantum Field Theory has become the universal language of most modern theoretical physics. This introductory textbook shows how this beautiful theory offers the correct mathematical framework to describe and understand the fundamental interactions of elementary particles. 

Telescopes: A Very Short Introduction£7.99 Geoff Cottrell
9780198745860 Geoffrey Cottrell describes the rise of telescopes from early optical examples to the sophisticated range of modern telescopes on Earth and in space, opening up the cosmos in views from radio waves to gamma rays. Looking forward, he discusses the possibilities of the new generation of telescopes in construction today. 

Random Tensors£75.00 Răzvan Gheorghe Gurău
9780198787938 This book introduces "Random Tensors," a framework for studying random geometries in any dimension. It provides a complete derivation of the key results in the field. Whatever form a theory of Quantum Gravity may take, it must incorporate random geometry. 

Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Owen Gingerich
9780199330966 

Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 James Binney
9780198752851 Astrophysics is said to have been born when Isaac Newton saw an apple drop in his orchard and had the electrifying insight that the Moon falls just like that apple. James Binney shows how the application of physical laws derived on Earth allows us to understand objects that exist on the far side of the Universe. 

The Quantum Divide: Why Schrödinger's Cat is Either Dead or Alive£16.99 Christopher C. Gerry, Kimberley M. Bruno
9780198754077 A semipopular account of quantum physics based primarily on optical experiments performed over the past three decades. The book discusses how and where one can draw the border between the quantum and classical worlds, or indeed whether a border needs to be drawn at all. 

Moons: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 David A. Rothery
9780198735274 Our Solar System contains more moons than planets. They show astonishing variety, and some look more likely than Mars to host microbial life. David Rothery describes these fascinating small worlds, their discovery, names, and what they can tell us about our Solar System. 

A College Course on Relativity and Cosmology£30.99 TaPei Cheng
9780199693412 Einstein's general theory of relativity is introduced in this advanced undergraduate textbook. Topics covered include geometric formulation of special relativity, the principle of equivalence, Einstein's field equation and its sphericalsymmetric solution, as well as cosmology. 

Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur£31.49 Tom Lancaster, Stephen J. Blundell
9780199699339 Quantum field theory provides the theoretical backbone to most modern physics. This book is designed to bring quantum field theory to a wider audience of physicists. It is packed with worked examples, witty diagrams, and applications intended to introduce a new audience to this revolutionary theory. 

Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 David C. Catling
9780199586455 Astrobiologists study the origin and evolution of life on Earth and the possibility of life beyond Earth; a question that has fascinated scientists for hundreds of years. In this Very Short Introduction, David C. Catling introduces the latest scientific understanding of astrobiology, incorporating aspects of microbiology, geology, and astronomy. 

Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Claudio Tuniz
9780199692422 Radioactivity  the breakdown of unstable atomic nuclei, releasing radiation  is a fundamental process in nature, and used to provide important applications in science, medicine, and energy production. But it remains misunderstood and feared. In this Very Short Introduction, Claudio Tuniz explains the nature and mechanisms of radioactivity. 

Stars: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Andrew King
9780199602926 Stars are a constant source of fascination. In this Very Short Introduction Andrew King introduces us to the science of stars; how they are born, how they live, and how they die. He shows how understanding the stars is the key to understanding the galaxies they inhabit, and how they provide us with clues to the existence of planets like our own. 

A Student's Guide to Einstein's Major Papers£32.49 Robert E Kennedy
9780199694037 In 1905 Albert Einstein produced breakthrough work in three major areas of physics (atoms and Brownian motion, quanta, and the special theory of relativity), followed, in 1916, by the general theory of relativity. This book develops the detail of the papers, including the mathematics, to guide the reader in working through them. 

Planets: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 David A. Rothery
9780199573509 This Very Short Introduction discusses the nature of planets and gas giants, and their rings and moons. It also looks beyond Pluto, in the Kuiper Belt, at the knowledge we have about planets around other stars. With many striking photos to illustrate the details, it demonstrates the unique world of every planet. 

Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic IntroductionSecond Edition £29.50 TaPei Cheng
9780199573646 Oxford Master Series in Physics This book provides an introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity. A "physicsfirst" approach is adopted so that interesting applications come before the more difficult task of solving the Einstein equation. The book includes extensive coverage of cosmology, and is designed to allow readers to study the subject alone. 

Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 John Gribbin
9780199234349 Galaxies are the building blocks of the Universe: standing like islands in space, they are where the stars are born and where many extraordinary and littleunderstood phenomena can be observed. Here, renowned science writer John Gribbin explores what we have learnt about the cosmos through studying both our own galaxy and our distant neighbours. 

Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Frank Close
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