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In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics And Reality
by John Gribbin
Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA, no genetic engineering. In...
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Categories: Science
Cosmic Coincidences
by John Gribbin, Martin Rees
WAS THE UNIVERSE MADE FOR MAN? Is our universe the only one of its kind or are there others? Is it just a coincidence that life evolved on Earth or are the remarkable and unusual set of circumstances that brought about the emergence of humankind part of some deeper mystery that reveals an as yet unknown cosmic purpose? A PROVOCATIVE...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution
by John Gribbin
A lively, fascinating biography of the father of quantum mechanics by the bestselling author of the science classic, In Search of SchrÖdinger's Cat Erwin SchrÖdinger, best known for his famous “SchrÖdinger's Cat” paradox, is one of the most famous physicists of the early twentieth century and a member of a new generation of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by John Gribbin
Galaxies are the building blocks of the Universe: standing like islands in space, each is made up of many hundreds of millions of stars in which the chemical elements are made, around which planets form, and where on at least one of those planets intelligent life has emerged. Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is just one of several hundred...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
In Search of the Multiverse: Parallel Worlds, Hidden Dimensions, and the Ultimate Quest for the Frontiers of Reality
by John Gribbin
Critical acclaim for John Gribbin "The master of popular science." — Sunday Times (London) "Gribbin explains things very well indeed, and there's not an equation in sight." — David Goodstein, The New York Times Book Review (on Almost Everyone's Guide to Science) "Gribbin breathes life into the core ideas of complexity...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Not Fade Away: The Life and Music of Buddy Holly
by John Gribbin
Buddy Holly was killed at 22 when the plane he was travelling in crashed on 3 February 1959. Although this was less than two years after Holly's first hit record, Don McLean described this as 'the day the music died.' But Sonny Curtis, Holly's friend and musical colleague, told us that the music didn't die, because 'Buddy Holly lives...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
The Fellowship: The Story of a Revolution (Penguin Press Science)
by John Gribbin
From the bestselling author of Science: A History comes the enthralling story of a revolution that shook the world. Seventeenth-century England was racked by civil war, plague and fire; a world ruled by superstition and ignorance. A series of meetings of 'natural philosophers' in Oxford and London saw the beginning of a new method of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Get a Grip on Physics (Dover Books on Physics)
by John Gribbin
A physicist and author of popular-science books offers down-to-earth discussions of string theory, black holes, superfluidity, and other cosmic oddities. Playful engravings and cartoons illustrate these imaginative explanations of the laws of physics and their application to everything from massive stars to miniscule atoms. Suitable for...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Ice Age
by John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. They focus on the key personalities obsessed with the quest for answers to tantalizing questions. How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps?...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
In Search of the Double Helix
by John Gribbin
UNRAVELING THE MYSTERY OF LIFE ON EARTH The search began with Darwin's historic voyage on the Beagle and it continues today in the laboratories of the genetic engineers. How did life on earth begin? What is the key to evolution that insures only the fittest survive? How do we differ from other species? And how might tomorrow's...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Alone in the Universe: Why Our Planet Is Unique
by John Gribbin
The acclaimed author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat searches for life on other planets Are we alone in the universe? Surely amidst the immensity of the cosmos there must be other intelligent life out there. Don't be so sure, says John Gribbin, one of today's best popular science writers. In this fascinating and intriguing new...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Father to the Man
by John Gribbin
Nobel Prize-winning scientist Richard Lee has stirred up fanatical religious hatred with his controversial theory that chimpanzees and humans may have shared a common ancestor as little as three million years ago. When this hatred loses him both his reputation and his beloved colleague Marjorie, Lee retreats into hiding with his...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
Innervisions
by John Gribbin
Because of the length of time that a voyage takes, knowledge of the purpose and nature of the universe often becomes lost to the succeeding generations of starship occupants. Through the experiences of a woman, and the people she encounters in a journey, the truth of their existence is revealed.
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Categories: All Science Fiction
Big Bang to inflation: sekai ichi mijikai saishin uchūron nyūmon (Kindle Single) (Japanese Edition)
by John Gribbin
英米Amazonでトップクラスの話題の書、ついに待望の日本語版が登場!...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Double Planet
by John Gribbin, Marcus Chown
The Dragon, an enormous comet, is on a trajectory that will bring it perilously close to an Earth that is still suffering from the scars of a nuclear incident, and from the problems of the Greenhouse Effect. For the optimists - those that remain - it is a sign of change for the better; for others, the comet foreshadows humanity's final...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
The Time Illusion (Kindle Single)
by John Gribbin
Albert Einstein said “the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion”. So, why do we perceive a flow of time? Is the future “already there”, and is the past “still there”, even though we are only aware of a single moment of time? Drawing on the latest ideas from both relativity...
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