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Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray

Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray Lowest new price: $20.38
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Author: Sabine Hossenfelder

A contrarian argues that modern physicists' obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science

Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe the best theories are beautiful, natural, and elegant, and this standard separates popular theories from disposable ones. This is why, Sabine Hossenfelder argues, we have not seen a major breakthrough in the foundations of physics for more than four decades. The belief in beauty has become so dogmatic that it now conflicts with scientific objectivity: observation has been unable to confirm mindboggling theories, like supersymmetry or grand unification, invented by physicists based on aesthetic criteria. Worse, these "too good to not be true" theories are actually untestable and they have left the field in a cul-de-sac. To escape, physicists must rethink their methods. Only by embracing reality as it is can science discover the truth.


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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory: The Theoretical Minimum

Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory: The Theoretical Minimum Lowest new price: $19.04
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Author: Leonard Susskind

The third volume in the bestselling physics series cracks open Einstein's special relativity and field theory


Physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman are back. This time, they introduce readers to Einstein's special relativity and Maxwell's classical field theory. Using their typical brand of real math, enlightening drawings, and humor, Susskind and Friedman walk us through the complexities of waves, forces, and particles by exploring special relativity and electromagnetism. It's a must-read for both devotees of the series and any armchair physicist who wants to improve their knowledge of physics' deepest truths.

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Optimal Transport: Old and New (Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften)

Optimal Transport: Old and New (Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften) Lowest new price: $123.91
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Author: Cédric Villani

At the close of the 1980s, the independent contributions of Yann Brenier, Mike Cullen and John Mather launched a revolution in the venerable field of optimal transport founded by G. Monge in the 18th century, which has made breathtaking forays into various other domains of mathematics ever since. The author presents a broad overview of this area, supplying complete and self-contained proofs of all the fundamental results of the theory of optimal transport at the appropriate level of generality. Thus, the book encompasses the broad spectrum ranging from basic theory to the most recent research results.

PhD students or researchers can read the entire book without any prior knowledge of the field. A comprehensive bibliography with notes that extensively discuss the existing literature underlines the book’s value as a most welcome reference text on this subject.

 


8th grade Math Workbook: CommonCore Math Workbook

8th grade Math Workbook: CommonCore Math Workbook Lowest new price: $18.08
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Author: Ace Academic Publishing

Ace Academic Publishing is passionate about bringing QUALITY MATERIALS to help students ACE any test. We have heard from many parents, teachers, and students about what they look for in a Math workbook and we have created A WORKBOOK THAT MEETS YOUR NEEDS! 

Our Grade 8 book is carefully prepared to include all the topics that are covered by the COMMON CORE CURRICULUM THAT IS FOLLOWED BY MOST SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE. 

This book

  • CLEARLY DEFINES CHAPTERS AND SUB-TOPICS so that you can choose a particular topic to practice.
  • includes Multiple Choice, Free Response, True or False, Match the Correct Answer and Graphing questions - ALL QUESTION TYPES IN ONE BOOK! 
  • INCLUDES DETAILED ANSWER EXPLANATIONS so that you and your students know how to solve the problems.
  • INCLUDES 2 COMPREHENSIVE FULL-LENGTH TESTS to practice the entire syllabus to prepare for the common core standardized exams. 
  • was prepared by highly skilled Award winning teachers and curriculum writers who know EXACTLY WHAT YOUR STUDENTS NEED PRACTICE ON.
  • WENT THROUGH SEVERAL ROUNDS OF PROOFREADING BY MULTIPLE TEACHERS. We recommend you to use the "Look inside" feature to assess the quality of the book. We are confident that you won't be disappointed.
  • "The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change" ― Heraclitus.  We at Ace Academic Publishing always look for ways to further improve the quality of our materials. Please write to us if you have any suggestions for improvement. We appreciate your feedback. 

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Polyharmonic Boundary Value Problems: Positivity Preserving and Nonlinear Higher Order Elliptic Equations in Bounded Domains (Lecture Notes in Mathematics)

Polyharmonic Boundary Value Problems: Positivity Preserving and Nonlinear Higher Order Elliptic Equations in Bounded Domains (Lecture Notes in Mathematics) Lowest new price: $67.39
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Author: Filippo Gazzola

This accessible monograph covers higher order linear and nonlinear elliptic boundary value problems in bounded domains, mainly with the biharmonic or poly-harmonic operator as leading principal part. It provides rapid access to recent results and references.


Introduction to Differential Geometry of Space Curves and Surfaces: Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

Introduction to Differential Geometry of Space Curves and Surfaces: Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces Lowest new price: $15.00
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Author: Taha Sochi

This book is about differential geometry of space curves and surfaces. The formulation and presentation are largely based on a tensor calculus approach. It can be used as part of a course on tensor calculus as well as a textbook or a reference for an intermediate-level course on differential geometry of curves and surfaces. The book is furnished with an index, extensive sets of exercises and many cross references, which are hyperlinked for the ebook users, to facilitate linking related concepts and sections. The book also contains a considerable number of 2D and 3D graphic illustrations to help the readers and users to visualize the ideas and understand the abstract concepts. We also provided an introductory chapter where the main concepts and techniques needed to understand the offered materials of differential geometry are outlined to make the book fairly self-contained and reduce the need for external references.

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The Dirac Spectrum (Lecture Notes in Mathematics)

The Dirac Spectrum (Lecture Notes in Mathematics) Lowest new price: $50.99
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Author: Nicolas Ginoux
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This volume surveys the spectral properties of the spin Dirac operator. After a brief introduction to spin geometry, it presents the main known estimates for Dirac eigenvalues on compact manifolds with or without boundaries.

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Differential Geometry of Lightlike Submanifolds (Frontiers in Mathematics)

Differential Geometry of Lightlike Submanifolds (Frontiers in Mathematics) Lowest new price: $72.38
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Author: Krishan L. Duggal

This book presents research on the latest developments in differential geometry of lightlike (degenerate) subspaces. The main focus is on hypersurfaces and a variety of submanifolds of indefinite Kählerian, Sasakian and quaternion Kähler manifolds.


Geometric Formulas (Quick Study: Academic)

Geometric Formulas (Quick Study: Academic) Lowest new price: $4.76
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Author: Inc. BarCharts
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6-page laminated guide includes:
·general terms
·lines
·line segments
·rays
·angles
·transversal line angles
·polygons
·circles
·theorems & relationships
·postulates
·geometric formulas

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Geometry Part 2 (Quickstudy Reference Guides - Academic)

Geometry Part 2 (Quickstudy Reference Guides - Academic) Lowest new price: $4.76
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Author: Inc. BarCharts
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Part 2 of our coverage of the fundamental structure of geometry.

 

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