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  • Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity

    Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400062560

    An astrophysicist presents a lucid, accessible explanation of the fundamental principles of chaos and complexity theory, incorporating the latest research with frequent analogies and examples to explore simple applications of the theory in everyday…

  • Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction

    Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199234349

    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 in…

  • Six Impossible Things

    Six Impossible Things
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787348

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019. 'An accessible primer on all things quantum' - Sunday Times Quantum physics is strange. It tells us that a particle can be in two places at once. Indeed, that particle i…

  • Q is for Quantum

    Q is for Quantum
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684863153

    THE QUANTUM WORLD FROM A TO Z Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world -- the place where most of the greatest scientific advances of the twentie…

  • Deep Simplicity

    Deep Simplicity
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141007229

    Simplifying chaos and complexity theory for the perplexed, John Gribbin's Deep Simplicity: Chaos, Complexity and the Emergence of Life brilliantly illuminates the harmony underlying our existence. The world around us can be a complex, confusing plac…

  • Alone in the Universe

    Alone in the Universe
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683366898

    The acclaimed author of In Search of Schr dinger's Cat searches for life on other planetsAre 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…

  • Alone in the Universe

    Alone in the Universe
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118147979

  • Planet Earth

    Planet Earth
    av John R. Gribbin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851688289

    The result, Planet Earth: A Beginner’s Guide, is an expedition into the origins, evolution, and workings of our home planet in which John Gribbin does what he does best: takes 4.5 billion years of geological history and digs out the essential…

  • Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

    Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118299265

    A lively, fascinating biography of the father of quantum mechanics by the bestselling author of the science classic, In Search of Schr dinger's CatErwin Schr dinger, best known for his famous "Schr dinger's Cat" paradox, is one of the most famous ph…

  • Science: A History

    Science: A History
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140297416

    From award-winning science writer John Gribbin, Science: A History is the enthralling story of the men and women who changed the way we see the world, and the turbulent times they lived in. From Galileo, tried by the Inquisition for his ideas, to Ne…

  • On the Origin of Evolution

    On the Origin of Evolution
    av John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008333409

    A Waterstones Best Book of 2020 The theory of evolution by natural selection did not spring fully formed and unprecedented from the brain of Charles Darwin. Rather it has been examined and debated by philosophers the world over for thousands of year…

  • On the Origin of Evolution

    On the Origin of Evolution
    av John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008333362

    A Waterstones Best Book of 2020 The theory of evolution by natural selection did not spring fully formed and unprecedented from the brain of Charles Darwin. Rather it has been examined and debated by philosophers the world over for thousands of year…

  • James Lovelock: In Search of Gaia

    James Lovelock: In Search of Gaia
    av John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691137506

    In 1972, when James Lovelock first proposed the Gaia hypothesis--the idea that the Earth is a living organism that maintains conditions suitable for life--he was ridiculed by the scientific establishment. Today Lovelock's revolutionary insight, thou…

  • Stardust

    Stardust
    av John R. Gribbin

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300090970

    We are made of stardust-and so is all life as we know it. All the chemical elements on earth except hydrogen-including the ones in our bodies-have been processed inside stars, scattered across the universe in great stellar explosions, and recycled t…

  • Eight Improbable Possibilities

    Eight Improbable Possibilities
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787355

    A mind-warping excursion into the wildly improbable truths of science.Echoing Sherlock Holmes' famous dictum, John Gribbin tells us: 'Once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever is left, however improbable, is certainly possible, in the light…

  • Schrodinger's Kittens

    Schrodinger's Kittens
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857994025

    Accessible exploration of one of the most exciting areas of scientific inquiry - the nature of light.

  • In Search of Superstrings

    In Search of Superstrings
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840468328

    Since Einstein's time, a "theory of everything" - one coherent mathematical model that would encompass all the forces and particles of nature - has become the Holy Grail of physics, and its pursuit has resulted in some of the most extraordinary idea…

  • Einstein's Masterwork

    Einstein's Masterwork
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785780486

    In 1915, Albert Einstein unveiled his masterwork – a theory, in his words, ‘of incomparable beauty’: the General Theory of Relativity. It is sometimes overshadowed – wrongly, argues John Gribbin – by his work of 1905, t…

  • Teaduse ajalugu

    Teaduse ajalugu
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Estniska - ISBN: 9789949597833

  • Introduction to Hydraulics & Hydrology

    Introduction to Hydraulics & Hydrology
    av John E. Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781133691839

    With its comprehensive coverage of hydraulics and hydrology in a non-calculus format, the Fourth Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HYDRAULICS & HYDROLOGY continues the same straightforward, practical approach that has made previous editions so popular. Des…

  • In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantam Physics and Reality

    In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantam Physics and Reality

    CD-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008474690

    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…

  • Computing with Quantum Cats

    Computing with Quantum Cats
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616149215

    A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects. The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe whi…

  • Computing with Quantum Cats

    Computing with Quantum Cats
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552779319

    Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever could. This title explains how quantum theory developed to make quantum…

  • Planet Earth

    Planet Earth
    av John Gribbin

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781489092540

    In this incredible expedition into the origins, workings, and evolution of our home planet, John Gribbin does what he does best: takes four and a half billion years of mind-boggling science and digs out the best bits. From the physics of Newton and…

  • The Reason Why

    The Reason Why
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141047966

    In The Reason Why: The Miracle of Life on Earth John Gribbin shows what makes our planet so special, explaining why the 'Fermi Paradox' - the apparent absence of alien life - holds the key to our uniqueness. There are several hundred billion stars i…

  • Am Anfang War ...

    Am Anfang War ...
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 1995 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783764350055

  • Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science

    Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science
    av John Gribbin, Michael White

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605989402

    Stephen Hawking is no ordinary scientist. Perhaps more than any other scientist, he has broadened our basic understanding of the universe. His theoretical work on black holes and the origins and nature of the cosmos have been groundbreaking--if not…

  • In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality

    In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553342536

    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…

  • The Alice Encounter

    The Alice Encounter
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2014 - ISBN: 9781848637283

  • Richard Feynman

    Richard Feynman
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785783722

    One hundred years on from his birth, and 30 since his death, Richard Feynman’s discoveries in modern physics are still thoroughly relevant. Magnificently charismatic and fun-loving, he brought a sense of adventure to the study of science. His…

  • Seven Pillars of Science

    Seven Pillars of Science
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785786563

    John Gribbin, author of Six Impossible Things, shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, presents a tour of seven fundamental scientific truths that underpin our very existence. These ‘pillars of science’…

  • Science

    Science
    av John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008145606

    A history of science distilled into 100 notable experiments - epic moments that have fuelled our understanding of Earth and the Universe beyond.

  • From Atoms to Infinity

    From Atoms to Infinity
    av Mary Gribbin

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840467352

    A lively and humor-infused treasury of scientific lore takes readers on an illustrated tour of top ideas in the scientific world, from the range of infinity and the interior of black holes to the earth's eventual destruction by the sun to the speed…

  • Companion to the Cosmos

    Companion to the Cosmos
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781731347084

    Everybody is intrigued by ideas such as the Big Bang and black holes, and we all want to know how we fit into the Universe at large. Scientists now understand better than ever before the scope of the Universe and its origins, and the variety of obje…

  • The Matter Myth

    The Matter Myth
    av Paul Davies

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743290913

    In this sweeping survey, acclaimed science writers Paul Davies and John Gribbin provide a complete overview of advances in the study of physics that have revolutionized modern science. From the weird world of quarks and the theory of relativity to t…

  • The Cat in the Box

    The Cat in the Box
    av Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631064159

    This book distills the history of science into 100 epic experiments that have fueled our understanding of Earth and the Universe beyond. Everything in the scientific world view is based on experiment, including observations of phenomena predicted by…

  • Schrödingers Kätzchen und die Suche nach der Wirklichkeit

    Schrödingers Kätzchen und die Suche nach der Wirklichkeit
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2003 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783596141517

    In seinem jüngsten Buch geht es dem Astrophysiker John Gribbin darum, neueste Erkenntnisse aus der Elementarteilchenphysik zu vermitteln und zu zeigen, welchen Einfluß diese Erkenntnisse für unseren Begriff der Wirklichkeit haben. Im…

  • Einstein`s Masterwork - 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

    Einstein`s Masterwork - 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681775289

    In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences--a theory of gravity, matter, space and time: the General Theory of Relativity. Einstein himself said it was -the most valuable theory of my life, - and -of incomp…

  • On the Origin of Evolution

    On the Origin of Evolution

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633887053

  • He Knew He Was Right

    He Knew He Was Right
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141031613

    Jim Lovelock is an iconic figure in British science, a prophet whose prophecies are coming true. This is his definitive authorised biography. Lovelock is best known as the 'father' of Gaia theory, which isnow established as the most useful way of un…

  • Six Impossible Things

    Six Impossible Things
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785784996

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019. 'An accessible primer on all things quantum' - Sunday Times Quantum physics is strange. It tells us that a particle can be in two places at once. Indeed, that particle i…

  • In Search of the Multiverse

    In Search of the Multiverse
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470613528

    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…

  • In Search Of Schrodinger's Cat

    In Search Of Schrodinger's Cat
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552125550

    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. This title tells the story of quantum mechanics. It investigates the atom, rad…

  • Brother Esau

    Brother Esau
    av Dr John Gribbin

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473201545

    The Earth does not belong to man alone The Himalayas bury their secrets well. Two skulls unearthed in the cradle of the human race - the remote heights of Kashmir - throw evolutionary theory into chaos. But a far more disturbing secret lies hidden d…

  • Not Fade Away

    Not Fade Away
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310346

    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 frien…

  • The Search for Superstrings, Symmetry, and the Theory of Everything

    The Search for Superstrings, Symmetry, and the Theory of Everything
    av Dr John, PhD Gribbin

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316326148

    Since Einstein's time, a "theory of everything" -- one coherent mathematical model that would encompass all the forces and particles of nature -- has become the Holy Grail of physics, and its pursuit has resulted in some of the most extraordinary id…

  • Introduction to Hydraulics & Hydrology

    Introduction to Hydraulics & Hydrology
    av John E. Gribbin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780357671313

    With its comprehensive coverage of hydraulics and hydrology in a non-calculus format, the Fourth Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HYDRAULICS & HYDROLOGY continues the same straightforward, practical approach that has made previous editions so popular. Des…

  • Innervisions

    Innervisions
    av Dr John Gribbin

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473201514

    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 jou…

  • Not Fade Away

    Not Fade Away
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848313835

    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 frien…

  • Ragnarok

    Ragnarok
    av Dr John Gribbin

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473201521

    The day of ice and fire, that brings in its wake devastation to the world. Dr Robert Graham, noted nuclear physicist, has campaigned hard and long for disarmament. Now his patience is at an end. With an ill-assorted handful of desperate, like-minded…

  • Get a Grip on Physics

    Get a Grip on Physics
    av John Gribbin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486485027

    What do Newton's falling apple and the moon's orbit have in common? How does relativity theory apply to everyday life, what's a quantum leap, and why is Schr dinger's cat inside that box? The answers lie within your grasp John Gribbin, a physicist a…

  • The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

    The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
    av John Gribbin

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444946697

    The amazing true science behind the fiction of His Dark Materials, ideal for fans of the original trilogy and The Book of Dust, with an introduction by Philip Pullman. Award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal how the world of Pullm…

  • Einstein: A Life In Science

    Einstein: A Life In Science
    av John Gribbin, Michael White

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743263894

    With a new preface, this is a reissue of the classic biography timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the theory of relativity and the 50th anniversary of the death of the genius physicist.