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Once Before Time
Once Before Time
Written by Martin Bojowald
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ISBN: 9780307474551
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Once Before Time
A Whole Story of the Universe
Written by Martin Bojowald


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
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In his introduction to a revolutionary theory of the cosmos, Martin Bojowald shows how the big bang theory may give way to the big bounce theory, which describes our universe as an eternal series of expansions and contractions, with no beginning and no end.
 
In 2000, Bojowald, then a twenty-seven-year-old postdoctoral student...

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Rocks of Ages
Rocks of Ages
Written by Stephen Jay Gould
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ISBN: 9780307801418
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Rocks of Ages
Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
Written by Stephen Jay Gould


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
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"People of good will wish to see science and religion at peace. . . . I do not see how science and religion could be unified, or even synthesized, under any common scheme of explanation or analysis; but I also do not understand why the two enterprises should experience any conflict."... Read more >
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Once Before Time
Once Before Time
Written by Martin Bojowald
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Once Before Time
A Whole Story of the Universe
Written by Martin Bojowald


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

In 2000, Martin Bojowald, then a twenty-seven-year-old post-doc at Pennsylvania State University, used a relatively new theory called loop quantum gravity—a cunning combination of Einstein’s theory of gravity with quantum mechanics—to create a simple model of the universe. Loop quantum cosmology was born, and with it, a theory that managed to... Read more >
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Einstein's Brainchild
Einstein's Brainchild
Written by Barry R. Parker, Illustrated by Lori Scoffield-Beer
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ISBN: 9781591025221
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Einstein's Brainchild
Relativity Made Relatively Easy!
Written by Barry R. Parker
Illustrated by Lori Scoffield-Beer


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $18.99

Physicist and popular science writer Barry Parker speaks to the broadest possible audience in bringing Einstein's theories to life. Given the fervent renewed appreciation for the contributions Albert Einstein has bestowed on humanity, Parker thinks it only right to dedicate a book to explaining in the clearest possible terms the meaning... Read more >
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Space and Time in Contemporary Physics
Space and Time in Contemporary Physics
Written by Moritz Schlick, Translated by Henry Leopold Brose, Foreword by F. A. Lindeman
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ISBN: 9781591024170
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Space and Time in Contemporary Physics
An Introduction to the Theory of Relativity And Gravitation
Written by Moritz Schlick
Translated by Henry Leopold Brose
Foreword by F. A. Lindeman


Format: Trade Paperback, 98 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $13.99

This is one of the clearest expositions in layperson’s terms of Einstein’s theory of relativity and its paradigm-shifting implications for philosophy and commonsense notions of reality. Moritz Schlick, the influential German philosopher and leader of the positivist school of philosophy known as the Vienna Circle, wrote this short work in 1919... Read more >
Flatland
Flatland
Written by Edwin Abbott Abbott
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ISBN: 9781591022961
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Flatland
A Romance Of Many Dimensions
Written by Edwin Abbott Abbott


Format: Trade Paperback, 130 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2005
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This highly original and entertaining short novel (which has been in print continually since its original publication in 1884) tells the story of A. Square, an inhabitant of the two-dimensional world Flatland. After an overview of Flatland society in all its aspects, A. Square recounts how he was led on a... Read more >
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