How can particles exist as waves in a vacuum? How can such waves have particle properties such as inertia? What are forces anyway? Particles, Fields and Forces is ideal for those who want to understand the theory without the mathematics.
In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Circum-Arctic Structural Events (CASE) program, a multidisciplinary, international polar research effort organized and led by the Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR) of Germany, this volume presents results from 18 major field expeditions involving more than 100 geoscientists. The book focuses on the Proterozoic to Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the circum-Arctic region with correlations to adjacent orogens.
Greater differences in study results between schools, and increased segregation. These are examples of what the marketization of the education system in Sweden has led to. In a new book, researchers describe the development of the Swedish education system, and how it affects teachers, pupils and school leaders.
The publication covers multiple aspects of clinical pharmacy as well as offering a strong focus on pharmacy practice.
David Julian McClements, Distinguished Professor of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and among the world's most highly cited researchers, has written a new book that explores the brave new world of science and food.
In new book, MIT's Timothy Hyde looks at the architectural controversies that have helped shape Britain.
'Exotic Betting at the Racetrack,' by William T. Ziemba, is a thorough account of racetrack betting. It covers the efficient-inefficient strategy to price and find profitable racetrack bets, along with handicapping that provides actual bets made by the author on essentially all of the major wagers offered at US racetracks.
New Springer book explains the influences of modern science on the way we eat. How nanotechnology and personalized nutrition aim at improving our health and well-being.
A new digital edition of 66 volumes of cryptic casebooks written by two notorious Elizabethan astrologer-physicians -- covering angels, pregnancy, demonic possession and more -- is now complete and available online. To mark the new version of the books, researchers have adapted their 500 favourite cases into more accessible language for modern audiences.
Alzheimer's disease is the most frequent cause of dementia that slowly and progressively causes cognitive impairment and profoundly alters the daily activities of the patients.