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Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space

Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space” is a new book by Lisa Randall and it is currently in the no. 1 spot of the Amazon physics best-seller list. So, since the discovery of the Higgs is still a hot topic, let’s check out this cool little book.   Book Details File Size: 331 KB Print […]

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Higgs:The Invention and Discovery of the ‘God Particle’

Higgs:The Invention and Discovery of the ‘God Particle’

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

So since the biggest news in the world of science these days is the discovery of Higgs boson, let’s check out something related. “Higgs: The Invention and Discovery of the “God Particle” is a brand new book about the discovery of the famous particle. The author, Jim Baggott digs deep into the history of the particle and does […]

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Hidden In Plain Sight: The Simple Link Between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

Hidden In Plain Sight: The Simple Link Between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Quantum mechanics and the general theory of relativity are the two great pinacles of theoretical physics. And despite the fact that they are perhaps the most used theories in modern physics, quantum mechanics and GR seem to be incompatible. They both predict some amazing phenomena, which is hard to comprehend. Nevertheless, these days many physicists […]

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The Book of Universes: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos

The Book of Universes: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Einstein’s general theory of relativity is not only a great theory that sheds some light on the secrets of the laws of physics in various frames of reference, but also a great tool in cosmology. By manipulating the equations of general relativity scientists gain new understanding of the universe and develop new hypotheses. Some of […]

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QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights and charisma, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult science concepts to the general public. That’s exactly what he does in his famous book “QED: The Strange Theory of Light” about quantum electrodynamics. This book is actually one of the first physics books I read and […]

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Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

| February 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Carl Sagan is one of only a few scientists who are truly popular among the wide society. Among his various talents and skills there is a unique ability to transfer the passion for science to the viewers and readers. Maybe that’s why his TV appearances and books are amazingly popular. Among his numerous popular books, “Cosmos” stands […]

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