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Product Description: Plasma physics is the fascinating science behind lightning bolts, fluorescent lights, solar flares, ultra-bright TV screens, fusion reactors, cosmic jets and black hole radiation, to name but a few examples. Yet plasmas obey their own, often very surprising, rules, and repeatedly defy our best efforts to anticipate and control them...read more

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9780521519274 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 14, 2009), cover price $20.99 | About this edition: Plasma physics is the fascinating science behind lightning bolts, fluorescent lights, solar flares, ultra-bright TV screens, fusion reactors, cosmic jets and black hole radiation, to name but a few examples.

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An award-winning science author utilizes everyday illustrations and examples to illuminate the complex principles, concepts, and theories of science, accompanied by more than 250 illustrations, all divided and cross-referenced into four basic sections--Matter and Motion, Powers of Nature, Science of Substance, and The Chemistry of Life.

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9780792273578 | Natl Geographic Society, February 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Utilizes everyday illustrations and examples to illuminate the complex principles, concepts, and theories of science.

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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.

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9780810990845 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 10, 2002, cover price $19.95 | 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.
9780810929197 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 1999, cover price $6.30 | 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.

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A science editor for the Washington Post chronicles three thousand years of scientific inquiry, covering such eras as the Classical Era, the Middle Ages, The Revolution, the Age of Reason, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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9780792279068 | Natl Geographic Society, August 1, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Chronicles three thousand years of scientific inquiry, covering such eras as the Classical Era, the Middle Ages, the Revolution, the Age of Reason, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Filled with a wealth of extraordinary facts, sidebars, topical spreads, and artwork, a fascinating overview of modern science contains such sections as Matter and Motion; Forces of Nature; The Right Stuff; and The Chemistry of Life. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780792271949 | Natl Geographic Society, August 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents an overview of modern science with discussions of matter and motion, forces of nature, and the chemistry of life
9780792234104 | Natl Geographic Society, June 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Presents an overview of modern science with discussions of matter and motion, forces of nature, and the chemistry of life
9780792234111 | Natl Geographic Society, June 1, 1996, cover price $42.01 | About this edition: Presents an overview of modern science with discussions of matter and motion, forces of nature, and the chemistry of life

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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

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