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Product Description: Seduced by simplicity, physicists find themselves endlessly fascinated by hydrogen, the simplest of atoms. Hydrogen has shocked, it has surprised, it has embarrassed, it has humbled--and again and again it has guided physicists to the edge of new vistas where the promise of basic understanding and momentous insights beckoned...read more

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9780674007383 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Seduced by simplicity, physicists find themselves endlessly fascinated by hydrogen, the simplest of atoms.

Paperback:

9780674012523 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 30, 2003, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: Looks at the mysteries, scientific discoveries, and benefits of the chemical element hydrogen.

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9781439560921 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 8, 2008), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Seduced by simplicity, physicists find themselves endlessly fascinated by hydrogen, the simplest of atoms.

Product Description: Documenting one of the most remarkable flowerings of knowledge in human history, this work describes the experiments and achievements of innovative physicists such as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Erwin Schrodinger, Hans Bethe and Richard Feynman...read more

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9781435297258 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 5, 2008), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Documenting one of the most remarkable flowerings of knowledge in human history, this work describes the experiments and achievements of innovative physicists such as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Erwin Schrodinger, Hans Bethe and Richard Feynman.

Analyzes several of Albert Einstein's theories, including his particle theory of light, theory of Brownian motion, and theory of special relativity, and explores the context of these ideas and their continued impact on society.

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9780674015449 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 15, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Analyzes several of Albert Einstein's theories, including his particle theory of light, theory of Brownian motion, and theory of special relativity, and explores the context of these ideas and their continued impact on society.

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9780674021044 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 30, 2006, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Analyzes several of Albert Einstein's theories, including his particle theory of light, theory of Brownian motion, and theory of special relativity, and explores the context of these ideas and their continued impact on society.

Product Description: This supplement to the MacMillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics, a field that has seen many important breakthroughs since the publication of the parent set in 1996. The work reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function and covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries of significant scientists working in the field...read more
By John S. Rigden (editor)

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9780028659213 | 1 edition (Macmillan Library Reference, October 30, 2003), cover price $0.04 | About this edition: This supplement to the MacMillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics, a field that has seen many important breakthroughs since the publication of the parent set in 1996.

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Product Description: If you've recently received your degree and are looking for the most complete and up-to-date information on career and employment opportunities, get Landing Your First Job: A Guide for Physics Students. The volume contains information on the job search, including cover letters, resume writing, interview preparation, and salary negotiation...read more

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9780735400801 | Amer Inst of Physics, October 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: If you've recently received your degree and are looking for the most complete and up-to-date information on career and employment opportunities, get Landing Your First Job: A Guide for Physics Students.

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Product Description: This supplement to the" Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics" presents the most recent data on particle physics, a field that has seen many important breakthroughs since the publication of the parent set in 1996. The work reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function, and covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions to the field...read more
By John S. Rigden (editor)

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9780028657035 | Macmillan Library Reference, May 1, 2003, cover price $249.00 | About this edition: This supplement to the" Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics" presents the most recent data on particle physics, a field that has seen many important breakthroughs since the publication of the parent set in 1996.

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Product Description: This is a welcome reissue, with a new Preface, of John S. Rigden’s stellar biography of I. I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. Rabi’s discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in 1944 and stimulated research leading to, among other things, refinements in quantum electrodynamics, refined molecular beam methods, radio astronomy with the hydrogen 21-cm line, atomic clocks, and solid state masers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674004351 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 15, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This is a welcome reissue, with a new Preface, of John S.
9780465067930 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, May 1, 1989), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the American physicist whose seminal work on the magnetic properties of the atomic nucleus earned him a Nobel Prize and whose pioneerintg work contributed to the development of the atomic bomb and radar

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An incisive, richly illustrated history of the evolution of physics over the course of the twentieth century follows the accomplishments of such innovative scientists as Einstein, Bohr, Schrodinger, Bethe, and Feynmann and assesses their contributions in terms of our current knowledge of the universe and its origins. BOMC & QPB.

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9780810943643 | Harry N Abrams Inc, April 1, 1999, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Presents a history of the evolution of physics over the course of the twentieth century and follows the accomplishments of such innovative scientists as Einstein, Bohr, Schrodinger, Bethe, and Feynmann

By John S. Rigden (editor)

Hardcover:

9780028973593 | Macmillan Library Reference, November 1, 1996, cover price $520.00
9780028645865 | Macmillan Library Reference, June 1, 1996, cover price $107.00 | also contains Art and Ethnicity: The Ukrainian Tradition in Canada

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9780883188705, titled "Most of the Good Stuff: : Memories of Richard Feynman" | Copernicus Books, June 1, 1993, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: A clearly written and organized text on the production, propagation, and perception of the sound we call music. Organized into six major parts (each with three chapters) treating the sources of sound and production of musical sound; the propagation of sound and those environmental features that have an immediate influence on the sound that is propagated; and the perceptual aspects of the musical sound...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471874126 | 2 sub edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 18, 1985), cover price $227.20 | About this edition: A clearly written and organized text on the production, propagation, and perception of the sound we call music.

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