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Snowflakes: A Wonder of Nature
An introduction to the science of crystals within the reach of non-specialists, with a very clear introduction to the physical and mathematical aspects of the subject.
The light revealed
The is a scientific biography and history of what we know about light, including current advancements in the field, in which Serge Haroche has played a major role.
Under the Sign of Light The Itinerary of a Physicist in a Quantum World
A valuable text on the history of physics in the Twentieth Century. “The man who stopped atoms with light.”
The great hope in the realm of energy transition: fusion produces almost no radioactive waste, and doesn’t emit CO2. . .
Einstein’s Violin Einstein, Niels Bohr, and Gödel
A very original initiation into the mysteries of science, for the “honest man” of the twenty-first century.
A Shell in the Middle of the Ear Science, Education, and Other Shores
Written with happiness, with multiple formulations and aphorisms, this book is an invitation to meditate on the beauties and contradictions of life.
Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe The Big Bang and the effect of fashion
Roger Penrose is a world-renowned theoretical physicist. The author of many books on cosmology, he is emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford.
The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number A mathematical myth
The Golden Ratio is a captivating journey through art and architecture, botany and biology, physics and mathematics.
Nathalie Deruelle, Jean-Pierre Lasota
An extraordinary, theoretical, and experimental saga told by two of the protagonists, or how a purely theoretical notion became a physical reality. A revolution: telescopes now observe in gravitational waves also! Astronomy of the future will be gravitational.
Alain Connes, Danye Chéreau, Jacques Dixmier
The Specter of Atacama A Trio for the End of Time
From a mysterious source there appeared a first message that had just been received by the Alma Observatory in Chili, and was saved from oblivion by the main character in the book by a mathematician obsessed with a conjecture.
Jean-Pierre Pharabod, Gérard Klein
Fortune and Misfortune in Quantum Physics (Re)discovering the great theories of physics
The great theories of physics seen through the controversies they provoke. Quantum physics and general relativity, the two pillars of modern physics, are a source of fascination to many. Difficult subjects tackled in their historical context and without scientific tools.
The Atom and France
Why is France such a greatly nuclearised nation?
Beyond Appearances Quantum Gravity and the Fabric of Reality
Understanding quantum physics with one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists
Philippe Miné, Jean-Pierre Pharabod
Fascinating Quantum Field Theory
A fascinating, informed work that takes us to the heart of the quantum revolution