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Price: (as of – Details) Quantum effects in macroscopic systems have long been a fascination for researchers. Over the past decade mechanical oscillators have emerged as a leading system of choice for many such experiments. The work reported in this Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) The central subject matter of this book is Einstein’s special theory of relativiry. While it is a book that is written primarily for a lay audience this does not necessarily mean an audience not versed Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) This volume provides a detailed discussion of the mathematical aspects and physical applications of a new geometrical structure of space-time, based on a generalization (“deformation”) of the usual Minkowski space, as supposed to be endowed Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) This book is the fourth in a series of lectures of the S’ eminaire Poincar’ e,whichis directed towards a large audience of physicists and of mathematicians. The goal of this seminar is to provide up-to-date Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) Over the past years the author has developed a quantum language going beyond the concepts used by Bohr and Heisenberg. The simple formal algebraic language is designed to be consistent with quantum theory. It differs Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) The past decade has seen a considerable surge of interest in historical and philo­ sophical studies of gravitation and relativity, due not only to the tremendous amount of world-wide research in general relativity and its Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) This volume provides an overview of applications of conceptual spaces theory, beginning with an introduction to the modeling tool that unifies the chapters. The first section explores issues of linguistic semantics, including speakers’ negotiation of Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) This edited book presents the problems of time and direction from an interdisciplinary point of view, concentrating in particular on the following relations: • Time and physics• Time, philosophy and psychology• Time, mathematics and information Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) This volume is composed of extensive and detailed notes from the lectures given at the 40th Karpacz Winter School. This school focussed on quantum gravity phenomenology with emphasis on its relation to observational astrophysics and Read more…


Price: (as of – Details) Bringing the material up to date, Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Edition captures the new ideas and discoveries made in physics since the publication of the best-selling first edition. While retaining the popular Read more…