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Observational Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Geoff Cottrell

9780192849021
Paperback
27 April 2023

Very Short Introductions

Unlocking the secrets of the Universe involves the critical application of the laws of physics to the observations. This Very Short Introduction describes how we are turning observations into knowledge and how theory, in turn, is inspiring new observations.

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Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems

£14.99

Galileo, Mark Davie, William R. Shea

9780198840138
Paperback
25 November 2022

Oxford World's Classics

A new translation of the complete, unabridged text of Galileo's Dialogue, with a detailed introduction and explanatory notes, giving contemporary readers access in English to Galileo's authentic text with comprehensive and up-to-date notes.

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The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics — A Primer for the LHC Era

£35.00

John Campbell, Joey Huston, Frank Krauss

9780192871961
Paperback
20 October 2022

This book provides an in-depth 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.

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Quantum Fields — From the Hubble to the Planck Scale

£35.00

Michael Kachelriess

9780192873491
Paperback
06 October 2022

Oxford Graduate Texts

Introduces quantum field theory together with its most important applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics in a coherent framework. Applications such as topological defects, phase transitions, dark matter, external gravitational fields, and black holes help students to bridge the gap between undergraduate courses and research literature.

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Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding

£80.00

Dale A. Ostlie

9780198825821
Hardback
11 August 2022

This introductory astronomy textbook is aimed at undergraduates across a range of disciplines. It encourages the development of vital science-based critical-thinking skills, and outlines our present-day understanding of our universe and the profound questions still to be answered in this ancient, yet rapidly changing field.

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Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding

£39.95

Dale A. Ostlie

9780198825838
Paperback
11 August 2022

This introductory astronomy textbook is aimed at undergraduates across a range of disciplines. It encourages the development of vital science-based critical-thinking skills, and outlines our present-day understanding of our universe and the profound questions still to be answered in this ancient, yet rapidly changing field.

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Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Raymond T. Pierrehumbert

9780198841128
Paperback
09 December 2021

Very Short Introductions

For many decades, we were only familiar with our own system of planets, the Solar System, orbiting our Sun. Now we know that it is just one among a vast range of planetary systems around distant stars. This book explores the nature and variety of planetary systems, how they are formed, and how they die.

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A Modern Primer in Particle and Nuclear Physics

£70.00

Francesco Terranova

9780192845245
Hardback
25 November 2021

Suitable for undergraduate and graduate physics students, this unique textbook provides an ideal entry point into particle, nuclear, and astroparticle physics and presents the modern concepts, theories, and experiments that explain the elementary constituents and basic forces of the universe.

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A Modern Primer in Particle and Nuclear Physics

£34.99

Francesco Terranova

9780192845252
Paperback
25 November 2021

Suitable for undergraduate and graduate physics students, this unique textbook provides an ideal entry point into particle, nuclear, and astroparticle physics and presents the modern concepts, theories, and experiments that explain the elementary constituents and basic forces of the universe.

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Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

£34.99

Andrew M. Steane

9780192893543
Paperback
02 November 2021

Aimed at advanced undergraduate or graduate physics students, the book aims to give a working understanding of astronomy and gravitational waves, as well as introducing the reader to the key concepts in cosmology and classical field theory.

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Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

£79.00

Andrew M. Steane

9780192895646
Hardback
02 November 2021

Aimed at advanced undergraduate or graduate physics students, the book aims to give a working understanding of astronomy and gravitational waves, as well as introducing the reader to the key concepts in cosmology and classical field theory.

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Elementary Particle Physics: The Standard Theory

£75.00

John Iliopoulos, Theodore N. Tomaras

9780192844200
Hardback
25 October 2021

This engaging introduction to the latest theoretical advances and experimental discoveries in elementary particle physics, culminating in the development of the 'Standard Model', makes this fascinating subject accessible to undergraduate students and aims at motivating them to study it further.

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Elementary Particle Physics: The Standard Theory

£35.00

John Iliopoulos, Theodore N. Tomaras

9780192844217
Paperback
25 October 2021

This engaging introduction to the latest theoretical advances and experimental discoveries in elementary particle physics, culminating in the development of the 'Standard Model', makes this fascinating subject accessible to undergraduate students and aims at motivating them to study it further.

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Philosophy of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David Wallace

9780198814320
Paperback
22 April 2021

Very Short Introductions

Philosophy of physics is concerned with the deepest theories of modern physics - quantum theory, our theories of space, time and symmetry, and thermal physics - and their strange, even bizarre conceptual implications. This book explores the core topics in philosophy of physics, and discusses their relevance for both scientists and philosophers.

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Covariant Physics: From Classical Mechanics to General Relativity and Beyond

£66.00

Moataz H. Emam

9780198864899
Hardback
02 March 2021

A textbook for 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students using the fundamental principle of covariance as a basis for studying classical mechanics, electrodynamics, the special theory of relativity, and the general theory of relativity, before moving on to more advanced topics of field theory, differential forms, and modified theories of gravity.

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Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale

£72.00

Sandip Tiwari

9780198759867
Hardback
24 September 2020

This text brings together traditional solid-state approaches from the 20th century with developments of the early part of the 21st century, to reach an understanding of semiconductor physics in its multifaceted forms. It reveals how an understanding of what happens within the material can lead to insights into what happens in its use.

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Particle Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications

£83.00

Hermann Kolanoski, Norbert Wermes

9780198858362
Hardback
30 June 2020

This book describes the fundamentals of particle detectors as well as their applications. Detector development is an important part of nuclear, particle and astroparticle physics and through its applications in radiation imaging it paves the way for advancements in the biomedical and materials sciences.

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Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

£29.49

M. Suhail Zubairy

9780198854234
Paperback
07 May 2020

An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebra-based, this book is accessible to those with only a high school background in physics and mathematics. In addition to the foundations of quantum mechanics, it also provides an introduction to the fields of quantum communication and quantum computing.

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Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

£59.00

M. Suhail Zubairy

9780198854227
Hardback
07 May 2020

An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebra-based, this book is accessible to those with only a high school background in physics and mathematics. In addition to the foundations of quantum mechanics, it also provides an introduction to the fields of quantum communication and quantum computing.

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The Sun: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip Judge

9780198832690
Paperback
23 April 2020

Very Short Introductions

Without the Sun, our planet - and life on it - would not exist. As our nearest star, the Sun is also important for astronomers and still presents many puzzles. Philip Judge explains what we know about the Sun's structure and evolution, solar phenomena, and the impact of solar activity on the Earth.

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