The Next Ten Minutes

Author: Andrew Peterson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439195239
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

The Short Range Anti Gravitational Force and the Hierarchically Stratified Space Time Geometry in 12 Dimensions

Author: Christina Anne Knight
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781453548639
Format: PDF, Docs
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The fi eld of cosmology may be on the verge of a signifi cant paradigm shift, as there is an increasing awareness that scientists have missed something fundamental as they carry on in their quest for a theory of everything and a theory that unites general relativity with quantum mechanics. Knight proposes a new theory suggesting that the space-time geometry possesses a complex hierarchical structure that comprises twelve dimensionsnine space dimensions and three time. Furthermore, this structure is divided into three strata, each of which has its own four-dimensional structure and stratum-specifi c fundamental forces and parameterswith variations in the gravitational constant G, the speed of light c, and the Planck constant. Through the pages of this work, this theory is further explained.

The Basics of Mechanics

Author: John O. E. Clark
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1477777555
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mechanics is the branch of physics that deals with forces and movement. Aligned to the science curriculum, this stimulating volume explores topics such as measurement, mass and weight, falling objects, force and acceleration, stability and equilibrium, energy, vectors and scalars, work and power, loads and levers, inclines and friction, and pulleys and gears. Nine projects help readers grasp a key scientific principle, such as cheating the force of gravity, inertia, and centripetal force. The text includes a chapter on Nicolas Copernicus, who developed the heliocentric model of the universe. Colorful diagrams explain certain concepts and the workings of machines.

Weird Math

Author: David Darling
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 1541644794
Format: PDF, ePub
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A successful science writer and a teenage math prodigy reveal the complex mathematics that is all around us Everyone has stared at the crumpled page of a math assignment and wondered, where on Earth will I ever use this? It turns out, Earth is precisely the place. As teen math prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his teacher David Darling reveal, complex math surrounds us. If we think long enough about the universe, we're left not with material stuff, but a ghostly and beautiful set of equations. Packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mind-bending concepts, and surprising solutions, Weird Math leads us from a lyrical exploration of mathematics in our universe to profound questions about God, chance, and infinity. A magical introduction to the mysteries of math, it will entrance beginners and seasoned mathematicians alike.

Senior High Core Collection

Author: Raymond W. Barber
Publisher: Hw Wilson Co
ISBN: 9780824210861
Format: PDF, Kindle
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- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

Gravity from the Ground Up

Author: Bernard Schutz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139457349
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book invites the reader to understand our Universe, not just marvel at it. From the clock-like motions of the planets to the catastrophic collapse of a star into a black hole, gravity controls the Universe. Gravity is central to modern physics, helping to answer the deepest questions about the nature of time, the origin of the Universe and the unification of the forces of nature. Linking key experiments and observations through careful physical reasoning, the author builds the reader's insight step-by-step from simple but profound facts about gravity on Earth to the frontiers of research. Topics covered include the nature of stars and galaxies, the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy, black holes, gravitational waves, inflation and the Big Bang. Suitable for general readers and for undergraduate courses, the treatment uses only high-school level mathematics, supplemented by optional computer programs, to explain the laws of physics governing gravity.

Warped Passages

Author: Lisa Randall
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060531088
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The universe has its secrets. It may even hide extra dimensions, different from anything ever imagined. A whole raft of remarkable concepts now rides atop the scientific firmament, including parallel universes, warped geometry, and threedimensional sink-holes. We understand far more about the world than we did just a few short years ago -- and yet we are more uncertain about the true nature of the universe than ever before. Have we reached a point of scientific discovery so advanced that the laws of physics as we know them are simply not sufficient? Will we all soon have to accept explanations that previously remained in the realm of science fiction? Lisa Randall is herself making these extraordinary breakthroughs, pushing back the boundaries of science in her research to answer some of the most fundamental questions posed by Nature. For example, why is the gravitational field from the entire Earth so defenseless against the small tug of a tiny magnet? Searching for answers to such seemingly irresolvable questions has led physicists to postulate extra dimensions, the presence of which may lead to unimaginable gains in scientific understanding. Randall takes us into the incredible world of warped, hidden dimensions that underpin the universe we live in, describing how we might prove their existence, while examining the questions that they still leave unanswered. Warped Passages provides an exhilarating overview that tracks the arc of discovery from early twentieth-century physics to the razor's edge of today's particle physics and string theory, unweaving the current debates about relativity, quantum mechanics, and gravity. In a highly readable style sure to entertain and elucidate, Lisa Randall demystifies the science and beguilingly unravels the mysteries of the myriad worlds that may exist just beyond the one we are only now beginning to know.