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Product Description: “The man who makes physics sexy . . . the scientist they’re calling the next Stephen Hawking.” —The Times MagazineFrom the New York Times–bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe...read more

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9780735213920 | Riverhead Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $27.00 |

*About this edition:*“The man who makes physics sexy .Product Description: This book discusses the notion that quantum gravity may represent the "breakdown" of spacetime at extremely high energy scales. If spacetime does not exist at the fundamental level, then it has to be considered "emergent", in other words an effective structure, valid at low energy scales...read more

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9783319395067 | Springer Verlag, October 20, 2016, cover price $119.00 |

*About this edition:*This book discusses the notion that quantum gravity may represent the "breakdown" of spacetime at extremely high energy scales.Product Description: The rising star author of The Physics of Wall Street explores why “nothing” may hold the key to the next era of theoretical physics James Owen Weatherall’s previous book, The Physics of Wall Street, was a New York Times best-seller and named one of Physics Today’s five most intriguing books of 2013...read more

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9780300209983 | Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $26.00 |

*About this edition:*The rising star author of The Physics of Wall Street explores why “nothing” may hold the key to the next era of theoretical physics James Owen Weatherall’s previous book, The Physics of Wall Street, was a New York Times best-seller and named one of Physics Today’s five most intriguing books of 2013.Product Description: This book takes a pedagogical approach to explaining quantum gravity, supersymmetry and string theory in a coherent way. ItÂ is aimed at graduate students and researchers in quantum field theory and high-energy physics.The first part of the book introduces quantum gravity, without requiring previous knowledge of general relativity (GR)...read more

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9783319338514 | Springer Verlag, July 12, 2016, cover price $69.99 |

*About this edition:*This book takes a pedagogical approach to explaining quantum gravity, supersymmetry and string theory in a coherent way.Product Description: This unique thesis covers all aspects of theories of gravity beyond Einstein’s General Relativity, from setting up the equations that describe the evolution of perturbations, to determining the best-fitting parameters using constraints like the microwave background radiation, and ultimately to the later stages of structure formation using state-of-the-art N-body simulations and comparing them to observations of galaxies, clusters and other large-scale structures...read more

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9783319336954 | Springer Verlag, June 5, 2016, cover price $129.00 |

*About this edition:*This unique thesis covers all aspects of theories of gravity beyond Einstein’s General Relativity, from setting up the equations that describe the evolution of perturbations, to determining the best-fitting parameters using constraints like the microwave background radiation, and ultimately to the later stages of structure formation using state-of-the-art N-body simulations and comparing them to observations of galaxies, clusters and other large-scale structures.Product Description: This book offers an excellent introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology. It is designed to serve as a self-contained text for graduate and advanced undergraduate students and also to provide a basic text for PhD courses. Each of the four parts of the book, two basic and two advanced, can be used as an independent module...read more

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9783319327464 | Springer Verlag, December 7, 2016, cover price $109.00 |

*About this edition:*This book offers an excellent introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology.Product Description: The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots and A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the epic story of the scientific campaign to record the soundtrack of our universe...read more

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9780307958198 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 29, 2016, cover price $26.95 |

*About this edition:*The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.Product Description: This thesis presents significant new results on the problem of understanding the origin of dark energy in cosmology. The work develops an original approach based on modifications of General Relativity at cosmological scales, introducing nonÂ-local effective terms that can in principle emerge from fundamental local theories...read more

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9783319317281 | Springer Verlag, April 11, 2016, cover price $129.00 |

*About this edition:*This thesis presents significant new results on the problem of understanding the origin of dark energy in cosmology.Product Description: In this book, leading theorists present new contributions and reviews addressing longstanding challenges and ongoing progress in spacetime physics.In the anniversary year of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, developed 100 years ago, this collection reflects the subsequent and continuing fruitful development of spacetime theories...read more

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9783319312972 | Springer Verlag, May 30, 2016, cover price $109.00 |

*About this edition:*In this book, leading theorists present new contributions and reviews addressing longstanding challenges and ongoing progress in spacetime physics.Product Description: This monograph aims to provide a unified, geometrical foundation of gauge theories of elementary particle physics. The underlying geometrical structure is unfolded in a coordinate-free manner via the modern mathematical notions of fibre bundles and exterior forms...read more

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9783319297323 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, June 8, 2016), cover price $129.00 |

*About this edition:*This monograph aims to provide a unified, geometrical foundation of gauge theories of elementary particle physics.Product Description: These lecture notes are dedicated to the most recent theoretical applications of Black Hole solutions in high-energy physics. The main motivation of this volume is to present the latest black hole backgrounds that are relevant for gauge/gravity correspondence...read more

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9783319313511 | Springer Verlag, June 26, 2016, cover price $169.00 |

*About this edition:*These lecture notes are dedicated to the most recent theoretical applications of Black Hole solutions in high-energy physics.Product Description: This first volume covers the mechanics of point particles, gravitation, extended systems (starting from the two-body system), the basic concepts of relativistic mechanics and the mechanics of rigid bodies and fluids. It is part of a four-volume textbook, which covers electromagnetism, mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, and waves and light, and is designed to reflect the typical syllabus during the first two years of a calculus-based university physics program...read more

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9783319292564, titled "A Course in Classical Physics 1âmechanics" | Springer Verlag, April 8, 2016, cover price $89.99 |

*About this edition:*This first volume covers the mechanics of point particles, gravitation, extended systems (starting from the two-body system), the basic concepts of relativistic mechanics and the mechanics of rigid bodies and fluids.Product Description: This book provides the reader with a detailed and captivating account of the story where, for the first time, physicists ventured into proposing a new force of nature beyond the four known ones - the electromagnetic, weak and strong forces, and gravitation - based entirely on the reanalysis of existing experimental data...read more

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9783319284118 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, March 14, 2016), cover price $109.00 |

*About this edition:*This book provides the reader with a detailed and captivating account of the story where, for the first time, physicists ventured into proposing a new force of nature beyond the four known ones - the electromagnetic, weak and strong forces, and gravitation - based entirely on the reanalysis of existing experimental data.Product Description: This book introduces an analytic method to describe the shadow of black holes. As an introduction, it presents a survey of the attempts to observe the shadow of galactic black holes. Based on a detailed discussion of the PlebaÅskiâDemiaÅski class of space-times, the book derives analytical formulas for the photon regions and for the boundary curve of the shadow as seen by an observer in the domain of outer communication...read more

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9783319300658 | Springer Verlag, May 31, 2016, cover price $54.99 |

*About this edition:*This book introduces an analytic method to describe the shadow of black holes.Product Description: The ICGAC-12 aimed to serve as a common platform around the Asia-Pacific region for the exchange and communication among all researchers in the fields of gravitation, astrophysics and cosmology. The scope covered in the conference includes dark matter, dark energy, experimental study of gravity, black holes, quantum Yang-Mills gravity, GR extension, variation of constants, fundamental physics space projects, relativistic astrophysics, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and gamma ray bursts...read more

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9789814759809 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, April 26, 2016, cover price $178.00 |

*About this edition:*The ICGAC-12 aimed to serve as a common platform around the Asia-Pacific region for the exchange and communication among all researchers in the fields of gravitation, astrophysics and cosmology.Paperback:

9781532919053 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 24, 2016, cover price $9.99 |

*About this edition:*The line conserves a circle, and vice versa, thus pi is the background state (coupling constant) for everything.Paperback:

9781532854347 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 21, 2016, cover price $9.99 |

*About this edition:*X and Y articulate a circle.Product Description: Prespacetime Journal ("PSTJ," http://www.prespacetime.com) is a publication in which physicists, mathematicians and other learned scholars publish their research results and express their views on the origin, nature and mechanism of spacetime and its possible connection to a prespacetime...read more

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9781532881510 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 16, 2016, cover price $14.90 |

*About this edition:*Prespacetime Journal ("PSTJ," http://www.Product Description: This book is an exposition of the algebra and calculus of differential forms, of the Clifford and Spin-Clifford bundle formalisms, and of vistas to a formulation of important concepts of differential geometry indispensable for an in-depth understanding of space-time physics...read more

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9783319276366 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, June 24, 2016), cover price $119.00 |

*About this edition:*This book is an exposition of the algebra and calculus of differential forms, of the Clifford and Spin-Clifford bundle formalisms, and of vistas to a formulation of important concepts of differential geometry indispensable for an in-depth understanding of space-time physics.Paperback:

9781530998029 | Jou edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 9, 2016), cover price $17.90 |

*About this edition:*Prespacetime Journal ("PSTJ," http://www.Product Description: Das Werk setzt sich kritisch mit dem Antirealismus in Philosophie und theoretischer Physik auseinander und plÃ¤diert fÃ¼r einen kritischen Realismus. Es werden antirealistische (konventionalistische, instrumentalistische, operationalistische, strukturalistische bzw...read more

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9783662491836, titled "Die FÃ¤lschung Des Realismus: Kritik Des Antirealismus in Philosophie Und Theoretischer Physik" | Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, March 23, 2016, cover price $29.99 |

*About this edition:*Das Werk setzt sich kritisch mit dem Antirealismus in Philosophie und theoretischer Physik auseinander und plÃ¤diert fÃ¼r einen kritischen Realismus.Product Description: Why Einstein never received a Nobel prize for relativity? "The Nobel citation reads that Einstein is honoured for "services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect". At first glance, the reference to theoretical physics could have been a back door through which the committee acknowledged relativity...read more

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9781530904198 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 5, 2016, cover price $9.49 |

*About this edition:*Why Einstein never received a Nobel prize for relativity?Product Description: We lift a veil of obscurity from a branch of mathematical physics in a straightforward manner that can be understood by motivated and prepared undergraduate students as well as graduate students specializing in relativity. Our book on "Einstein Fields" clarifies Einstein's very first principle of equivalence (1907) that is the basis of his theory of gravitation...read more

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9789814630078 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, March 26, 2016, cover price $108.00 |

*About this edition:*We lift a veil of obscurity from a branch of mathematical physics in a straightforward manner that can be understood by motivated and prepared undergraduate students as well as graduate students specializing in relativity.9780399132612, titled "The Timothy Files" | Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | also contains The Timothy Files |

*About this edition:*The unparalleled master of modern suspense, Sanders presents the ultimate study in urban crime: the explosive story of Timothy Cone, a private eye who digs too deeply into thge murderous exploits of big business--and uncovers a twisted web of incest, drug addiction, and gut-wrenching violence.Product Description: This book, written for a general readership, reviews and explains the three-body problem in historical context reaching to latest developments in computational physics and gravitation theory. The three-body problem is one of the oldest problems in science and it is most relevant even in todayâs physics and astronomy...read more

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9783319227252 | Springer Verlag, July 4, 2016, cover price $34.99 |

*About this edition:*This book, written for a general readership, reviews and explains the three-body problem in historical context reaching to latest developments in computational physics and gravitation theory.Product Description: Bernd Sonne befasst sich mit der Speziellen RelativitÃ¤tstheorie (SRT) Albert Einsteins. Dabei werden die Theorien des wohl bedeutendsten Physikers des 20. Jahrhunderts, der unser physikalisches Weltbild revolutionierte, fÃ¼r jedermann auch ohne spezielle Vorkenntnisse nachvollziehbar...read more

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9783658127763, titled "Spezielle RelativitÃ¤tstheorie FÃ¼r Jedermann: Grundlagen, Experimente Und Anwendungen VerstÃ¤ndlich Formuliert" | Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, March 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 |

*About this edition:*Bernd Sonne befasst sich mit der Speziellen RelativitÃ¤tstheorie (SRT) Albert Einsteins.
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