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Gases, Liquids and Solids: And Other States of Matter

D. Tabor - 1991 - Science - Limited preview
This is the third edition of a well-established and highly successful undergraduate text. The content of the second edition has been reworked and added to wherever necessary. There are new sections on amorphous solids and liquid crystals, and ...
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A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis

Brian Warner - 2006 - Science - Limited preview
Tools for amateur astronomers who wish to go beyond CCD imaging and step into ‘serious’ science. The text offers techniques for gathering, analyzing, and publishing data, and describes joint projects in which amateurs and students can take part ...
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The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

Simon Singh - 2000 - History - Snippet view
Includes a history of how codes have affected the world, from the World Wars to the death of Mary, Queen of Scots, and also looks at what the future holds for the field of cryptography.
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Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics

Jennifer Ouellette - 2005 - Science - Limited preview
Traces key advances in physics, explaining its basics using examples from films and literature such as "Back to the Future," which demonstrates special relativity, and Poe's "The Purloined Letter," which illustrates neutrinos.
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The Essential Book of Interviewing: Everything You Need to Know from Both ...

Arnold B. Kanter - 1995 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
Structured around the chronology of an interview, a complete guide examines both sides of the interview process, moving from preparation, through the questions that make up the interview, to closure, with tips on resumes, reference checks, and ...
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General Relativity

Robert M. Wald - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
"Wald's book is clearly the first textbook on general relativity with a totally modern point of view; and it succeeds very well where others are only partially successful. The book includes full discussions of many problems of current interest ...
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The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible

Keith Devlin - 2000 - Mathematics - Limited preview
"The great book of nature," said Galileo, "can be read only by those who know the language in which it was written. And this language is mathematics." In The Language of Mathematics, award-winning author Keith Devlin reveals the vital role ...
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