New Books for October and November


QB15 .N67 2008
North, John David.
Cosmos : an illustrated history of astronomy and cosmology
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
xxv, 876 p., [16] p. of plates
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QC174.12 .S74 2008
Steward, E. G. (Edward G.), 1923-
Quantum mechanics : its early development and the road to entanglement.
London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., c2008.
xxi, 257 p. ; 23 cm.
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QC879.8 .V65 2008
Volk, Tyler.
CO rising : the world's greatest environmental challenge
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.
xvi, 223 p. ; 22 cm.
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Many more...keep reading!

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Astronomy


QB52 .L43 2008

Lebans, Jim.

The Quirks & quarks guide to space : 42 questions (and answers) about life, the universe, and everything

Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c2008.

xv, 240 p.

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QB82.G7 H88 2008

Hutchins, Roger, 1946-

British university observatories, 1772-1939

Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., c2008.

xxiii, 533 p.

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QB280.5 .G37 2008

Garwood, Christine.

Flat earth : the history of an infamous idea

1st Thomas Dunne Books ed.

New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2008.

xii, 436 p., [16] p. of plates

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QB520 .F57 2008

First results from Hinode : proceedings of a workshop held at Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 20-24 August 2007

1st ed.

San Francisco, Calif. : Astronomical Society of the Pacific, c2008.

xix, 200 p.

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QB521 .G29 2008

Garfinkle, David, 1958-

Three steps to the universe : from the sun to black holes to the mystery of dark matter

Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2008.

vii, 265 p.

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QB541 .L69 2008

Littmann, Mark, 1939-

Totality : eclipses of the sun.

3rd ed. / Mark Littmann, Fred Espenak, Ken Willcox.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

xv, 341 p., [16] p. of plates

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QB721 .H45 2008

Heidarzadeh, Tofigh.

A history of physical theories of comets, from Aristotle to Whipple.

[Dordrecht, Netherlands?] : Springer, c2008.

xiii, 275 p. ; 25 cm.

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QB857.5.E96 E96 2008

The evolution of galaxies through the neutral hydrogen window : Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico, 1-3 February 2008.

Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xi, 349 p. ; 24 cm.

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QB981 .N27 2008

Narlikar, Jayant Vishnu, 1938-

Facts and speculations in cosmology.

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

viii, 287 p. ; 26 cm.

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QB991.C64 D87 2008

Durrer, Ruth.

The cosmic microwave background

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

xii, 401 p.

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QB351 .O43 2008

O Mathuna, Diarmuid.

Integrable systems in celestial mechanics.

Boston, Mass. : Birkhauser, c2008.

x, 234 p. ; 24 cm.

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QB404 .G67 2008

Greenberg, Richard J.

Unmasking Europa : the search for life on Jupiter's ocean moon.

New York : Copernicus Books in association with Praxis Pub., c2008.

x, 277 p. ; 24 cm.

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QB450.5 .M48 2008

The metal-rich universe.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

xviii, 470 p. ; 26 cm.

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QB464.15 .I58 2008

Particle acceleration and transport in the heliosphere and beyond : 7th annual International Astrophysics Conference : Kauai, Hawaii, 7-13 March 2008.

Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xii, 441 p. ; 24 cm.

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QB637 .P66 2008

Poole, Robert K.

Earthrise : how man first saw the Earth

New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, c2008.

xvi, 236 p., [16] p. of plates

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QB820 .S63 2005

Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.). Symposium (2005 : Baltimore, Md.)

A decade of extrasolar planets around normal stars : proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute symposium, held in Baltimore, Maryland, May 2-5, 2005.

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

xi, 183 p. ; 26 cm.

Space Telescope Science Institute symposium series

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Physics



QC1 .L4x 749

Trapped charged particles and fundamental interactions

Berlin : Springer, c2008.

viii, 192 p.

Lecture notes in physics,

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QC1 .L4x 749

Hajicek, P. (Petr)

An introduction to the relativistic theory of gravitation

Berlin : Springer, c2008.

xiii, 280 p.

Lecture notes in physics,

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QC1 .L4x 751

Dissipative solitons : from optics to biology and medicine

Berlin : Springer, c2008.

xiii, 477 p.

Lecture notes in physics,

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QC1 .L4x 754

Jets from Young Stars III : numerical MHD and instabilities

Berlin : Springer, c2008.

viii, 178 p.

Lecture notes in physics,

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QC20.7.P47 S55 2009

Shishkin, G. I.

Difference methods for singular perturbation problems

Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009.

xv, 393 p. ; 25 cm.

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QC173.4.I57 S77 2008

Structure and dynamics of membranous interfaces

Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2008.

xiii, 447 p.

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QC173.458.S62 S64 2008

Soft matter characterization.

[Dordrecht] : Springer, c2008.

2 v. (xxxvi, 1453 p.) ; 24 cm.

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QC173.458.S62 S64 2006

Soft matter

Weinheim ; [Chichester] : Wiley-VCH, c2006-<2007>

v.

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QC173.59.S65 I58 2006

The ontology of spacetime II

1st ed.

Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2008.

ix, 340 p.

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QC174.17.S9 H66 2008

Hooper, Dan, 1976-

Nature's blueprint : supersymmetry and the search for a unified theory of matter and force

1st ed.

[Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Books ; New York, NY : Collins, c2008.

230 p.

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QC174.26.W28 Z43 2008

Zhang, Ping, 1969-

Wigner measure and semiclassical limits of nonlinear Schrodinger equations

Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society ; New York, N.Y. : Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, c2008.

viii, 197 p. ; 26 cm.

Courant lecture notes in mathematics

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QC174.8 .C475 2008

Chaos and coarse graining in statistical mechanics

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

x, 268 p.

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QC176.8.N35 D59 2008

Di Ventra, Massimiliano.

Electrical transport in nanoscale systems.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

xvi, 476 p. ; 26 cm.

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QC475.8 .A36 2007

Ahmed, Syed Naeem, 1965-

Physics and engineering of radiation detection

1st ed.

Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2007.

xxiv, 764 p.

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QC611 .S655 2008

Spin physics in semiconductors

Berlin : Springer, c2008.

xviii, 439 p.

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QC717.6 .I5538 2007

PLASMA 2007 : proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Applications of Plasmas, Greifswald, Germany, 16-19 October 2007 [comprised of] 4th German-Polish Conference on Plasma Diagnostics for Fusion and App

Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xii, 459 p.

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QC718.5.L3 I58 2007

Laser-driven relativistic plasmas applied for science, industry, and medicine : the 1st International symposium : Kyoto, Japan, 17-20 September 2007.

Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xv, 303 p. ; 25 cm.

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QC793 .M49 2007

Particles and fields : XI Mexican workshop on particles and fields, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, 7-12 November 2007

Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xi, 323 p.

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QC793.3.S8 I565 2007

Frontiers in nuclear structure, astrophysics and reactions : FINUSTAR 2 : Crete, Greece, 10-14 September 2007

Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xxv, 453 p.

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QC794.6.S85 T46 2008

Ten years of AdS/CFT : Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19-21 December 2007.

New York : American Institute of Physics, 2008.

xviii, 284 p. ; 24 cm.

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QC855 .H374 2008

Harper, Kristine.

Weather by the numbers : the genesis of modern meteorology

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.

ix, 308 p.

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QC945 .W56 2008

Williams, Tony, 1970-

Hurricane of independence : the untold story of the deadly storm at the deciding moment of the American Revolution

Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2008.

xviii, 299 p. ; 24 cm.

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QC6.2 .P47 2008

Nobel lectures: Physics, 2001-2005

New Jersey : World Scientific, 2008.

x, 509 p.

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QC23.2 .H488 2006

Hewitt, Paul G.

Conceptual physics

10th ed.

San Francisco : Pearson Addison Wesley, c2006.

xix, 788 p.

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QC24.5 .B3513 2008

Balibar, Sebastien.

The atom and the apple : twelve tales from contemporary physics

Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008.

x, 190 p.

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QC173.4.C74 I92 2008

Ivanov, Dmitry Yu.

Critical behavior of non-ideal systems.

Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; [Chichester : John Wile, distributor], 2008.

xiv, 257 p. ; 25 cm.

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QC173.57 .S73 2008

Stannard, Russell.

Relativity : a very short introduction.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

114 p. ; 18 cm.

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QC173.59.S65 O49 2008

On space and time

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

xx, 287 p. ; 24 cm.

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QC174.12 .S74 2008

Steward, E. G. (Edward G.), 1923-

Quantum mechanics : its early development and the road to entanglement.

London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., c2008.

xxi, 257 p. ; 23 cm.

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QC174.86.N65 C35 2008

Calzetta, Esteban A., 1958-

Nonequilibrium quantum field theory

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

xvi, 535 p. ; 26 cm.

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QC178 .M64 2008

Moffat, John W.

Reinventing gravity : a physicist goes beyond Einstein

1st ed.

New York : Smithsonian Books/Collins, c2008.

xiv, 272 p.

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QC611.6.S9 M55 2008

Microscopy of semiconductor materials 2007 : proceedings of the 15th Conference, 2-5 April, 2007, Cambridge, UK

Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, 2008.

xiv, 497 p.

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QC718 .A53 2008

Anomalous transport : foundations and applications.

Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2008.

xxiii, 584 p. ; 25 cm.

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QC809.F5 F59 2008

Fluid motions in volcanic conduits : a source of seismic and acoustic signals

London : Geological Society, c2008.

viii, 244 p.

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QC879.8 .V65 2008

Volk, Tyler.

CO rising : the world's greatest environmental challenge

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.

xvi, 223 p. ; 22 cm.

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QC884.2.C5 N38 2008

Natural climate variability and global warming : a Holocene perspective

Oxford ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2008.

x, 276 p.

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QC981.8.G56 M34 2008

McGuire, Bill, 1954-

Seven years to save the planet : the questions-- and answers.

London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008.

287 p. ; 22 cm.

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