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QED - the strange theory of light and matter QED - the strange theory of light and matter

Provides an introduction to QED (quantum electrodynamics), that part of quantum field theory describing the interactions of light with charged particles. Using everyday language, spatial concepts, visualizations, and his renowned "Feynman diagrams" instead of advanced mathematics, the author communicates both the substance and spirit of QED to the layperson.

Nov 19, 2014
Microbiology for dummies. Microbiology for dummies.

Nov 20, 2014
Cosmigraphics - picturing space through time Cosmigraphics - picturing space through time

Selecting artful and profound illustrations and maps, many hidden away in the world's great science libraries and virtually unknown today, Benson chronicles more than 1,000 years of humanity's ever-expanding understanding of the size and shape of space itself. He shows how the invention of the telescope inspired visions of unimaginably distant places and explains why today we turn to supercomputer simulations to reveal deeper truths about space-time.

Nov 20, 2014
Molecules - the elements and the architecture of everything Molecules - the elements and the architecture of everything

"Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In [this book], Gray takes the next step in the grand story that began with the periodic table in his best-selling book The Elements ... Here, he explores ... the most interesting, essential, useful, and beautiful of the millions of chemical structures that make up every material in the world"--Amazon.com.

Nov 20, 2014
Animal weapons - the evolution of battle Animal weapons - the evolution of battle

Nov 25, 2014
101 objects to see in the night sky 101 objects to see in the night sky

Nov 26, 2014
Woodpeckers of the world - a photographic guide Woodpeckers of the world - a photographic guide

Nov 26, 2014
Chernobyl's wild kingdom - life in the dead zone Chernobyl's wild kingdom - life in the dead zone

Looks at the events of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident in the Ukraine, describing how scientists are monitoring the effects of radiation on the wildlife that continue to live there and what this means for the human population surrounding the area.

Nov 26, 2014
The world of birds The world of birds

Nov 26, 2014