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Call number:BD161.D8::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:What we cannot know: explorations at the edge of knowledge
Author(s): Marcus Du Sautoy
Date:2016
Publisher:London: Fourth Estate, HarperCollins Publishers
Size:440 p
ISBN:9780007583102
Keywords: Knowledge, Theory of. , Discoveries in science
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Call number:QA27.5.L44::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Hidden figures: the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Author(s): Margot Lee Shetterly
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Date:2016
Publisher:New York: William Morrow,
Size:346 p.
Contents:A door opens -- Mobilization -- Past is prologue -- The double V -- Manifest destiny -- War birds -- The duration -- Those who moved forward -- Breaking the barriers -- Home by the sea -- The area rule -- Serendipity -- Turbulence -- Angle of attack - - Young, gifted, and black -- What a difference a day makes -- Outer space -- With all deliberate speed -- Model behavior -- Degrees of freedom -- Out of the past, the future -- America is for everybody -- To boldly go.
ISBN:9780062363596
Keywords: Officials and employees , Women mathematicians , African American women , African American mathematicians , Space race
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Call number:QA299.3.Z85::1992 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Handbook of integration
Author(s): Daniel Zwillinger
Date:1992
Publisher:Boston: Jones and Bartlett
Size:367 p
ISBN:0867202939
Keywords: Numerical integration
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Call number:QB461::2017 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Astroparticle physics : theory and phenomenology
Author(s): Gunter Sigl
Date:2017
Publisher:Atlantis Press
Size:861 p
Contents:1.Electroweak Interactions and Neutrinos -- 2.The Fundamental Gauge Interactions and Their Description -- 3.The Universe between Today and First Light -- 4.The Early Universe before First Light -- 5.Detection Techniques and Experimental Results -- 6 .Cosmic Ray Sources and Acceleration -- 7.Cosmic Ray Propagation -- 8.Electromagnetic Radiation in Astrophysics -- 9.High Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrino Fluxes and Their Detection -- 10.Neutrino Properties -- 11.Neutrino Oscillations -- 12.Neutrino Prop erties and their Role in Astrophysics and Cosmology -- 13.Weak Gravitational Fields and Gravitational Waves -- 14.Dark Matter -- 15.New Light and Heavy Matter States and Their Role in Astrophysics and Cosmology -- 16.Violation of Fundamental Symmetries
ISBN:9789462392427
Series:Atlantis studies in astroparticle physics and cosmology
Keywords: Astrophysics , Particles (Nuclear physics)
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Call number:QB981.N383::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Mapping the heavens : the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos
Author(s): Priyamvada Natarajan
Date:2016
Publisher:New Haven : Yale University Press
Size:267 p
Note:Donated by author
Contents:Preface -- Early cosmic maps -- The growing border : the universe expands -- The dark center : black holes become real -- The invisible grid : coping with dark matter -- The changing scale : the accelerating universe -- The next wrinkle : the discov ery of cosmic background radiation -- The new reality and the quest for other worlds -- Epilogue.
ISBN:9780300204414
Keywords: Extraterrestrial Environment , Astronomical Phenomena , Science , Cosmology
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Call number:QC6.P46F37::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Fashion, faith, and fantasy in the new physics of the universe
Author(s): Roger Penrose
Date:2016
Publisher:Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press
Size:501 p
Contents:Fashion. Mathematical elegance as a driving force, Some fashionable physics of the past, Particle-physics background to string theory, The superposition principle in QFT, The power of Feynman diagrams, The original key ideas of string theory, Time i n Einstein's general relativity, Weyl's gauge theory of electromagnetism, Functional freedom in Kaluza-Klein and string models, Quantum obstructions to functional freedom?, Classical instability of higher-dimensional string theory, The fashionable status of string theory, M-theory, Supersymmetry, AdS/CFT, Brane-worlds and the landscape -- Faith. The quantum revelation, Max Planck's E = hv, The wave-particle paradox, Quantum and classical levels : C, U, and R, Wave function of a point-like particle, Wave f unction of a photon, Quantum linearity, Quantum measurement, The geometry of quantum spin, Quantum entanglement and EPR effects, Quantum functional freedom, Quantum reality, Objective quantum state reduction : a limit to the quantum faith? -- Fantasy. The Big Bang and FLRW cosmologies, Black holes and local irregularities, The second law of thermodynamics, The Big Bang paradox, Horizons, comoving volumes, and conformal diagrams, The phenomenal precision in the Big Bang, Cosmological entropy?, Vacuum energ y, Inflationary cosmology, The anthropic principle, Some more fantastical cosmologies -- A new physics for the universe? Twistor theory : an alternative to strings?, Whither quantum foundations?, Conformal crazy cosmology, A personal coda
ISBN:9780691119793
Keywords: Physics, Philosophy , Physics, Social aspects
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Call number:QC778.5.S65::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Baby loves quarks!
Author(s): Ruth Spiro
Date:2016
Publisher:Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge
ISBN:9781580895408
Keywords: Physics , Board books , Nuclear physics , Quarks
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Call number:QC787.P3B5::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The ABCs of particle physics
Author(s): Lauren Biron
Chris Smith
Date:2016
Publisher:SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory: Fermilab/SLAC publication
Size:30 p. (board book)
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Note:poem by Lauren Biron, illustration by Chris Smith
ISBN:9780692789261
Keywords: Particle Physics , ABCs , Rhymes
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Call number:QC794.P345::2015 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Key nuclear reaction experiments: discoveries and consequences
Author(s): Hans Paetz gen. Schieck
Date:2015
Publisher:Institute of Physics (Great Britain)
Size:168 p
Contents:1. Introduction, 2. Rutherford scattering and the atomic nucleus, 3. The first true nuclear reaction and the discovery of the proton, 4 Extended matter and charge distributions of nuclei, 5. Halo nuclei and farewell to simple radius systematics, 6. Th e particle zoo, 7. Discovery of the neutron (nuclear kinematics, etc), 8. The first precise determination of the neutron mass and the binding energy of the deuteron, 9. The first nuclear reaction with an accelerated beam and the Cockroft-Walton accelerato r, 10. Observation of direct interactions, 11. Resonances and compound reactions, 12. Nuclear reactions and tests of conservation laws, 13. Scattering of identical nuclei, exchange symmetry and molecular resonances
14. Nuclear fission and nuclear energy, 15. The first double scattering and polarization in p-4He and the (l [dot] s) force, 16. The first nuclear reaction of an accelerated polarized beam from a polarized ion source (Basel), 17. The discovery of gian t resonances
ISBN:9780750311748
Keywords: Nuclear reactions, Experiments , Nuclear physics, Experiments
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Call number:Q325.5.G66::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Deep learning
Author(s): Yoshua Bengio Ian Goodfellow and Aaron Courville
Date:2016
Publisher:Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press
Size:775 p
Contents:Applied math and machine learning basics. Linear algebra -- Probability and information theory -- Numerical computation -- Machine learning basics -- Deep networks: modern practices. Deep feedforward networks -- Regularization for deep learning -- O ptimization for training deep models -- Convolutional networks -- Sequence modeling: recurrent and recursive nets -- Practical methodology -- Applications -- Deep learning research. Linear factor models -- Autoencoders -- Representation learning -- Struct ured probabilistic models for deep learning -- Monte Carlo methods -- Confronting the partition function -- Approximate inference -- Deep generative models
ISBN:9780262035613
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Call number:TA345.5.A57L4::2015 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 16: Theory, Applications, Case Studies
Author(s): Huei-Huang Lee
Date:2015
Publisher:Mission, KS: SDC Publ.
Size:607 p
ISBN:9781585039838
Keywords: ANSYS (Computer system), Handbooks, manuals, etc. , Finite element method .v Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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Call number:TL862.J48H65::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Rise of the rocket girls: the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars
Author(s): Nathalia Holt
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
Date:2016
Publisher:New York: Little, Brown and Company
Size:338 p.
Contents:January 1958 : Launch day -- Part I. 1940s. Up, up, and away -- Headed west -- Part II. 1950s. Rockets rising -- Miss Guided Missile -- Holding back -- Ninety days and ninety minutes -- Moonglow -- Part III. 1960s. Analog overlords -- Planetary pull -- The last queen of outer space -- Part IV. 1970s-today. Men are from Mars -- Look like a girl
ISBN:9780316338929
Keywords: History , Women mathematicians , Women in computer science , Women computer programmers , Women mathematicians , History , Women computer programmers , History , Rocketry , History , Astronautics , History
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Call number:9780465051694:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Author(s): Eugenia Cheng
Date:2015
Publisher:New York, NY: Basic Books
Size:1 online resource (288 p)
Contents:Math. What is math?, Abstraction, Principles, Process, Generalization, Internal vs. external, Axiomatization, What mathematics is -- Category theory. What is category theory?, Context, Relationships, Structure, Sameness, Universal properties, What category theory is.
ISBN:9780465051717
Series:eBooks
Series:EBL eBook
Keywords: Mathematics.
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Call number:9780511564185:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Kinetic Theory in the Expanding Universe
Author(s): Jeremy Bernstein
Date:2009
Publisher:Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Size:1 online resource (160 pages)
Note:print publication year: 1988
Contents:1 Tools: relativity, 2 Tools: cosmodynamics, 3 Tools: kinetic theory, 4 The canonical example, 5 The generalized Lee-Weinberg problem: background, 6 The generalized Lee-Weinberg problem: examples, 7 Unstable particles, 8 The recombination regime
ISBN:9780521360500
Series:eBooks
Series:Cambridge Core
Keywords: Expanding universe , Kinetic theory of matter
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Call number:9780674974135:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Cycles of invention and discovery: rethinking the endless frontier
Author(s): Venkatesh Narayanamurti
Toluwalogo Odumosu
Date:2016
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Size:1 online resource (170 pages)
ISBN:9780674967960
Series:eBooks
Series:ProQuest ebrary
Keywords: Research, Methodology. , Science, Methodology , Technology, Research
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Call number:9781482206746:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Introduction to nonimaging optics
Author(s): Julio Chaves
Date:2016
Edition:Second edition.
Publisher:Boca Raton: CRC Press
Size:1 online resource (786 p.)
ISBN:9781482206739
Series:eBooks
Series:CRCnetBase
Keywords: Solar collectors. , Optics , Reflectors, Lighting.
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