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THE COLLAPSING UNIVERSE: The Story of Black Holes

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, Walker And Company: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3666

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover with dust jacket. 8vo (5.75 x 8.5"). viii, (ii), 178, (4) pp. Bound in publisher's full black paper-covered boards. Former owner's pictorial nameplate on fep. Dust jacket chipped at head and heel of spine and slightly shelf-worn. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Quantum Profiles

By: Bernstein, Jeremy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton Univ Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 4965

ISBN: 0691087253

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


First Printing. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine. Black endpapers. 8vo. 178 pp. Includes bibliographical references and Index. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Experimental Foundations of Particle Physics

By: Cahn, Robert N. and Gerson Goldhaber

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 3912

ISBN: 0521332559

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Signed, First Edition (stated), First Printing. Bound in publisher's printed laminated boards. Includes detailed Index. Illustrated with numerous B&W graphs, charts, figures and tables. The volume is signed by Gerson Goldhaber on the ffep ("To the Smithsonian with compliments of the authors - Gerson Goldhaber 9/11/91") This book describes the development of modern particle physics, emphasizing the role and significance of crucial experiments. This description i... View more info

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The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything

By: Cole, K. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Inc.: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 16340

ISBN: 015100398X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's yellow cloth over blue boards, red lettering on spine. Illustrated with several drawings by David Barker. "Nothing is as big a mystery as nothing. From the hatred the digit "zero" inspired in the ancient church and the horror vacui suffered by thinkers such as Aristotle to the tantalizing singularity of black holes, nothing packs quite a wallop. People, not nature, abhor a vacuum but are often fascinated by what repels them. Col... View more info

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PARTICLE PHYSICS: A Los Alamos Primer

By: Cooper, Necia Grant and Geoffrey B. West (Eds)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 3930

ISBN: 0521347807

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Softcover. xi, (i), 199, (3) pp. 2nd Printing. Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. Lavishly illustrated with B&W photographs, drawings, graphs and charts. This is a new, unopened copy in perfect condition with no ownership marks. AS NEW. This lively well-illustrated collection of articles written by a group of particle physicists at Los Alamos National Laboratory presents to the expert and non-expert alike a comprehensive overview of the major theoretical and experi... View more info

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THE HIDDEN UNIVERSE

By: Disney, Michael

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3799

ISBN: 0025316702

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (Number Line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.5"). xi, (i), 257, (3) pp. Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over gray boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings and photographs. This is a new, unopened copy, and both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. One of the most important controversies in modern science is explored b... View more info

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Quanta and Reality: A Symposium

By: Edge, David (Preface); Stephen Toulmin (Intro); A. B. Pippard; N. Kramer; M. B. Hesse; M. Pryce; D. Bohn; N. R. Hanson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Larchmont, NY, American Research Council: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27002

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Contents include: Preface (David Edge); Introduction (Stephen Toulmin); Particles and Waves (A. B. Pippard); Waves and Probability (Nicholas Kemmer); Models and Matter (Mary B. Hesse); A Discussion (Maurice Pryce & David Bohm); Postscript (N.R. Hanson). . Former owners' names, one signed and one stamped, on ffep; otherwise unmarked; light soiling on covers, gilt faded; text block u... View more info

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Review of the National Research Council Report "Physics Through the 1990's"

By: Energy Research Advisory Board

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, Department of Energy: 1987

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 6404

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's blue card wraps. 4to. (vi), 57 pp. A clean, unmarked, fresh copy. FINE.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Notes on Quantum Mechanics: A Course Given by Enrico Fermi at the University of Chicago

By: Fermi, Enrico

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24784

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's card wraps. This is a facsimile reprint of the handwritten notes which Fermi prepared to give to the students of his quantum mechanics course in 1954, in advance of each lecture.. Covers mildly worn, otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD+. . Handwritten Formuli. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 171, (12) pp View more info

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The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex

By: Gell-Mann, Murray

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, W. H. Freeman & Company: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16338

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full laminated photographic boards. Illustrated with drawings, graphs, tables, and charts. Murray Gell-Mann (born 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles. He is the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at the California Institute of Technology, a distinguished fellow and co-founder of the Santa Fe Institute, a professor of physics at the Unive... View more info

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LATENT STRUCTURE ANALYSIS

By: Lazarsfeld, Paul F. And Neil W. Henry

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 4939

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). Publisher's full brown and black cloth, printed lettering on spine and cover. 294 pp. Illustrated with numerous graphs, charts, tables and equations. Includes Bibliography and Index. This is a new, unopened copy in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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SUPERSTRINGS AND THE SEARCH FOR THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

By: Peat, F. David

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 4122

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.25"). (viii), 362 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over black boards, gilt (silver) lettering on spine. Illustrated with numerous B&W drawings. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (viii), 362 pp View more info

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Instant Physics: From Aristotle to Einstein, and Beyond

By: Rothman, Tony

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Fawcett Columbine: 1995

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 6703

ISBN: 0449906973

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. 8vo. 242 pp. Illustrated with numerous charts, tables and drawings. This is an unmarked, seemingly unread copy. FINE. For all of you who break out in a sweat at the thought of thermodynamics, or freeze up at the mention of quantum mechanics, like a bolt from the blue, INSTANT PHYSICS will zap you through the fascinating history of our most basic, yet baffling, science.From the thousand-year search for proof of the existence of the ever-elus... View more info

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RECENT ADVANCES IN SCIENCE: PHYSICS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS

By: Shamos, Morris H. & George M. Murphy (eds)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, New York University Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 5233

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full gray cloth, gilt (blue) and reverse lettering on spine and cover. 8vo. 384 pp. Illustrated with B&W photographs, charts and graphs. This is an unread copy in virtually perfect condition, except for a former owner's neat signature on the ffep, else as new. The dust jacket, now in Mylar, is very lightly shelf-worn. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info