Be first to hear about new textbooks, new editions, and updates in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology by ensuring you are correctly signed up to receive enewsletters from us.
Changes in data regulation mean that even if you currently receive emails from us, they may not continue if you are not correctly optedin.
Showing 120 of 58
Particle Physics: A Very Short IntroductionSecond Edition £8.99 Frank Close
9780192873750 Following the discovery of the Higgs boson, Frank Close has produced this major revision to his classic and compelling introduction to the fundamental particles that make up the universe. 

Observational Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Geoff Cottrell
9780192849021 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. 

Dialogue on the Two Greatest World Systems£14.99 Galileo, Mark Davie, William R. Shea
9780198840138 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 uptodate notes. 

The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics — A Primer for the LHC Era£35.00 John Campbell, Joey Huston, Frank Krauss
9780192871961 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. 

Quantum Fields — From the Hubble to the Planck Scale£35.00 Michael Kachelriess
9780192873491 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. 

Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding£39.95 Dale A. Ostlie
9780198825838 This introductory astronomy textbook is aimed at undergraduates across a range of disciplines. It encourages the development of vital sciencebased criticalthinking skills, and outlines our presentday understanding of our universe and the profound questions still to be answered in this ancient, yet rapidly changing field. 

Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding£80.00 Dale A. Ostlie
9780198825821 This introductory astronomy textbook is aimed at undergraduates across a range of disciplines. It encourages the development of vital sciencebased criticalthinking skills, and outlines our presentday understanding of our universe and the profound questions still to be answered in this ancient, yet rapidly changing field. 

Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Raymond T. Pierrehumbert
9780198841128 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. 

A Modern Primer in Particle and Nuclear Physics£34.99 Francesco Terranova
9780192845252 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. 

A Modern Primer in Particle and Nuclear Physics£70.00 Francesco Terranova
9780192845245 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. 

Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology£79.00 Andrew M. Steane
9780192895646 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. 

Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology£34.99 Andrew M. Steane
9780192893543 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. 

Elementary Particle Physics: The Standard Theory£35.00 John Iliopoulos, Theodore N. Tomaras
9780192844217 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. 

Elementary Particle Physics: The Standard Theory£75.00 John Iliopoulos, Theodore N. Tomaras
9780192844200 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. 

Philosophy of Physics: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 David Wallace
9780198814320 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. 

Covariant Physics: From Classical Mechanics to General Relativity and Beyond£66.00 Moataz H. Emam
9780198864899 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. 

Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale£72.00 Sandip Tiwari
9780198759867 This text brings together traditional solidstate 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. 

Particle Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications£83.00 Hermann Kolanoski, Norbert Wermes
9780198858362 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. 

Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing£29.49 M. Suhail Zubairy
9780198854234 An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebrabased, 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. 

Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing£59.00 M. Suhail Zubairy
9780198854227 An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebrabased, 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. 