New Books for December

New Astronomy and Physics Books. For a complete list of all the new books received at Walter Library visit: http://sciweb.lib.umn.edu/newbooks/
Featured titles:

QB461 .B67 2008
Bradt, Hale, 1930-
Astrophysics processes : the physics of astronomical phenomena
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
xxviii, 504 p. ; 26 cm.
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QB843.N4 C66 2008
Cool discs, hot flows : the varying faces of accreting compact objects : Funasdalen, Sweden, 25-30 March 2008.
Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 2008.
ix, 234 p. ; 23 cm.
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QC16.K24 D4513 2007
Delft, Dirk van.
Freezing physics : Hieke Kamerlingh Onnes and the quest for cold.
Amsterdam : Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 2007.
vi, 664 p. ; 26 cm.
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QC171.2 .W55 2008
Wilczek, Frank.
The lightness of being : mass, ether, and the unification of forces.
New York, NY : Basic Books, c2008.
xi, 270 p., [4] p. of plates ; 25 cm
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Many more...read on!

Astronomy


QB54 .J59 2008
Jones, Barrie William.
The search for life continued : planets around other stars.
Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Praxis Publishing, c2008.
xvi, 277 p. ; 25 cm.

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QB54 .C764 2008

Crowe, Michael J.

The extraterrestrial life debate, antiquity to 1915 : a source book

Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame, c2008.

xxi, 554 p.

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QB461 .B67 2008

Bradt, Hale, 1930-

Astrophysics processes : the physics of astronomical phenomena

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

xxviii, 504 p. ; 26 cm.

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QB466 .F67 2008

Formation and evolution of galaxy disks : proceedings of a conference organized by the Vatican Observatory held at the Centro Convegni Matteo Ricci in Rome, Italy, 1-5 October 2007

San Francisco, Calif. : Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2008.

xxx, 496 p.

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QB501 .E98 2008

Extreme solar systems : proceedings of a conference held on Santorini Island, Greece, 25-29 June 2007

San Francisco, Calif. : Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2008.

xxiv, 543 p.

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QB525 .T56 2008

Thomas, John H., 1941-

Sunspots and starspots

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

xvi, 275 p.

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QB806.5 .C66 2008

Conti, P. S. (Peter S.)

From luminous hot stars to starburst galaxies

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

xiii, 315 p.

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QB843.N4 C66 2008

Cool discs, hot flows : the varying faces of accreting compact objects : Funasdalen, Sweden, 25-30 March 2008.

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

ix, 234 p. ; 23 cm.

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Physics


QC1 .L4x 2009

Burnel, A. (Andre)

Noncovariant gauges in canonical formalism

Berlin : Springer, c2009.

xv, 236 p.

Lecture notes in physics,

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QC1 .L4x 759

Schottenloher, Martin, 1944-

A mathematical introduction to conformal field theory

2nd ed.

Berlin : Springer, c2008.

xv, 249 p.

Lecture notes in physics,

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QC16.K24 D4513 2007

Delft, Dirk van.

Freezing physics : Hieke Kamerlingh Onnes and the quest for cold.

Amsterdam : Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 2007.

vi, 664 p. ; 26 cm.

Link to MnCat Record

QC20.7.S8 S78 2008

Stochastic resonance : from suprathreshold stochastic resonance to stochastic signal quantization

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

xix, 424 p.

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QC171.2 .W55 2008

Wilczek, Frank.

The lightness of being : mass, ether, and the unification of forces.

New York, NY : Basic Books, c2008.

xi, 270 p., [4] p. of plates ; 25 cm.

Link to MnCat Record


QC173.4.P65 C44 2008

Cheng, Stephen Z. D., 1949-

Phase transitions in polymers : the role of metastable states.

1st ed.

Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2008.

xv, 307 p. ; 24 cm.

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QC173.4.S94 H65 2009

Holze, R. (Rudolf), 1954-

Surface and interface analysis : an electrochemist's toolbox

Berlin : Springer, c2009.

xxii, 300 p.

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QC174.12 .B65 2008

Bokulich, Alisa.

Reexamining the quantum-classical relation : beyond reductionism and pluralism

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

x, 195 p.

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QC174.45 .Z56 2002

Zinn-Justin, Jean.

Quantum field theory and critical phenomena

4th ed.

Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.

xx, 1054 p.

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QC176.8.D44 T55 2008

Tilley, R. J. D.

Defects in solids

Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2008.

xvii, 529 p.

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QC243 .F56 2008

Filippi, P. (Paul)

Vibrations and acoustic radiation of thin structures : physical basis, theoretical analysis and numerical methods

London : ISTE ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2008.

288 p.

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QC311 .L358 2009

Lemons, Don S. (Don Stephen), 1949-

Mere thermodynamics

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

xi, 207 p.

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QC454.M6 F76 2009

Frontiers of molecular spectroscopy.

1st ed.

Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2009.

xvii, 706 p. ; 25 cm.

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QC454.M6 H37 2008

Hartmann, Jean-Michel.

Collisional effects on molecular spectra : laboratory experiments and models, consequences for applications.

1st ed.

Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2008.

xv, 411 p. ; 25 cm.

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QC630 .T56 2008

Time domain methods in electrodynamics : a tribute to Wolfgang J.R. Hoefer

Berlin : Springer, 2008.

xxi, 417 p.

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QC751 .I49 2007

Advances in nanoscale magnetism : proceedings of the International Conference on Nanoscale Magnetism ICNM-2007, June 25-29, Istanbul, Turkey

Berlin ; London : Springer, c2009.

xiv, 328 p.

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QC787.P3 K45 2008

KEK Cosmophysics Group inaugural conference : accelerators in the universe : interplay between high energy physics and cosmophysics, Tsukuba, Japan, 12-14 March 2008

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

ix, 232 p.

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QC789.2.U62 F474 2008

Hoddeson, Lillian.

Fermilab : physics, the frontier, and megascience

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.

xi, 497 p.

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QC793.5.H328 H57 2008

Hadronic physics : joint meeting Heidelberg-Liege-Paris-Wroclaw, HLPW 2008, Spa, Belgium, 6-8 March 2008

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

xi, 326 p.

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QC793.5.N462 K57 2008

Kisi, Erich H.

Applications of neutron powder diffraction

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

xvii, 486 p.

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QC879.7 .M429 2008

Mechanisms of atmospheric oxidation of the alkanes

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

xii, 992 p.

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QC981.8.G56 M365 2008

Mann, Michael E., 1965-

Dire predictions : understanding global warming

1st American ed.

London ; New York : DK, 2008.

208 p.

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