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Product Description: Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary. 'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' makes available for the first time in many years the texts of two of Schrödinger's most famous lecture series...read more
By Roger Penrose (foreword by) and Erwin Schrodinger

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9781107431836, titled "Nature and the Greeks and Science and Humanism" | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 15, 2014), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary.
9780521575508 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists and philosophers of the twentieth century, and his lectures are legendary.

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Product Description: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united into a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? In The Nature of Space and Time, two of the world’s most famous physicists―Stephen Hawking (A Brief History of Time) and Roger Penrose (The Road to Reality)―debate these questions...read more

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9780691168449 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
9780691145709 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
9780691150949 | Gardners Books, January 1, 1996, cover price $18.00 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time
9780538623384, titled "Marketing in a Global Economy" | Intl Thomson Education Group, October 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | also contains Marketing in a Global Economy, The Nature of Space and Time

Miscellaneous:

9781400834747 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time

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Product Description: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united into a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? In The Nature of Space and Time, two of the world’s most famous physicists―Stephen Hawking (A Brief History of Time) and Roger Penrose (The Road to Reality)―debate these questions...read more

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9780691037912 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Presents a series of lectures delivered in 1994 by Hawking and Penrose, renowned professors at Cambridge and Oxford, respectively, on the general topic of how mathematical physics might best represent the realities of the universe.

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9780691168449 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
9780691050843 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 18, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents a series of lectures delivered in 1994 by Hawking and Penrose, renowned professors at Cambridge and Oxford, respectively, on the general topic of how mathematical physics might best represent the realities of the universe.
9780691150949 | Gardners Books, January 1, 1996, cover price $18.00 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time
9780538623384, titled "Marketing in a Global Economy" | Intl Thomson Education Group, October 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | also contains Marketing in a Global Economy, The Nature of Space and Time

Miscellaneous:

9781400834747 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time

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9781439503980 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $28.95

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Product Description: Como nos dice Martin Gardner en su Prólogo a esta obra, los grandes matemáticos y físicos se encuentran sobremanera difícil escribir un libro que los profanos podamos entender. Sin embargo, Roger Penrose , uno de los más notables físico-matemáticos de la actualidad, ha emprendido la tarea de producir este libro, destinado ...read more

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9788483461174 | Italian edition edition (Debolsillo, January 30, 2007), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Como nos dice Martin Gardner en su Prólogo a esta obra, los grandes matemáticos y físicos se encuentran sobremanera difícil escribir un libro que los profanos podamos entender.

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Product Description: This book presents the hotly debated question of whether quantum mechanics plays a non-trivial role in biology. In a timely way, it sets out a distinct quantum biology agenda. The burgeoning fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology, quantum technology, and quantum information processing are now strongly converging...read more
By Roger Penrose (foreword by)

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9781848162679 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, January 30, 2009, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: This book presents the hotly debated question of whether quantum mechanics plays a non-trivial role in biology.

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Product Description: Recent developments in quantum theory have focused attention on fundamental questions, in particular on whether it might be necessary to modify quantum mechanics to reconcile quantum gravity and general relativity. This book is based on a conference held in Oxford in the spring of 1984 to discuss quantum gravity...read more
By C. J. Isham (editor) and Roger Penrose

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9780198519720 | Clarendon Pr, October 30, 1986, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Recent developments in quantum theory have focused attention on fundamental questions, in particular on whether it might be necessary to modify quantum mechanics to reconcile quantum gravity and general relativity.

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A definitive overview of the physical laws that govern the known universe offers an accessible introduction to the mysteries of cutting-edge science as it describes the physics and mathematics of realtivity, explains the theory of quantum mechanics and the standard model of particle physics, and discusses cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, string and M theory, and other topics. Reprint.

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9780679454434 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 22, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Presents an overview of the physical laws of the universe, with an explanation of the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics, cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, string and M theory, and other topics.

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9780679776314 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 2, 2007), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Presents an overview of the physical laws of the universe, with an explanation of the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics, cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, and string and M theory.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author...read more

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9780199219360 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose is one of the truly original thinkers of our time. He has made several remarkable contributions to science, from quantum physics and theories of human consciousness to relativity theory and observations on the structure of the universe...read more

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9780199219445 | Slp edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010), cover price $1305.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose is one of the truly original thinkers of our time.

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9783860252604 | Gardners Books, September 18, 1995, cover price $35.50

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Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules (view table of contents)

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9780198539780 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 20, 1994, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules

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9780195106466 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 22, 1996), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules

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Product Description: Excellent Book

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9780201150254 | Reprint edition (Perseus Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Explores vectors, symmetry in physical laws, the special theory of relativity, relativistic energy and momentum, space-time, and curved space
9780201150261 | Har/com edition (Perseus Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Focusing on topics related to Einstein's theory of relativity, this book and audio CDs reproduce the author's lectures of the 1960s.

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9780465025268 | Basic Books, March 22, 2011, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Excellent Book
9780465023936 | Basic Books, April 5, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: No twentieth-century American scientist is better known to a wider spectrum of people than Richard P.
9780201328424 | Perseus Books, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explores vectors, symmetry in physical laws, the special theory of relativity, relativistic energy and momentum, space-time, and curved space
9780201328417, titled "Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry and Space-Time" | Pap/com edition (Basic Books, March 8, 1997), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: No twentieth-century American scientist is better known to a wider spectrum of people than Richard P.

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Product Description: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time. Twistors have, in recent years, attracted increasing attention as a mathematical tool and as a means of gaining new insights into the structure of physical laws...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521347860 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $104.99 | About this edition: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time.

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Product Description: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time. Twistors have, in recent years, attracted increasing attention as a mathematical tool and as a means of gaining new insights into the structure of physical laws...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521252676 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1986, cover price $157.99 | About this edition: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time.

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Product Description: This volume introduces and systematically develops the calculus of 2-spinors. This is the first detailed exposition of this technique which leads not only to a deeper understanding of the structure of space-time, but also provides shortcuts to some very tedious calculations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521337076 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This volume introduces and systematically develops the calculus of 2-spinors.

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Product Description: Acquaints the specialist in relativity theory with some global techniques for the treatment of space-times and will provide the pure mathematician with a way into the subject of general relativity.

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9780898710052 | Society for Industrial & Applied, June 1, 1972, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Acquaints the specialist in relativity theory with some global techniques for the treatment of space-times and will provide the pure mathematician with a way into the subject of general relativity.

A tale of the near future finds humankind finally beginning to settle on Mars; but soon after a colony is established, civilization on Earth comes to a crashing end, forcing the pioneers to fend for themselves. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780312254735 | St Martins Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A tale of the near future finds humankind finally beginning to settle on Mars, but soon after a colony is established, civilization on Earth comes to a crashing end, forcing the pioneers to fend for themselves

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