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Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry
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Lucifer’s Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry

Frank Close, Frank Close (Professor of Theoretical Physics Oxford University and Fellow in Physics Exeter College)

Popular science writer's cosmic tour of asymmetry ranges from development of human embryos to the mysterious Higgs boson, or God particle, and ongoing research at the CERN laboratory. 2000 edition.

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Trinity
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Trinity

Frank Close

A thrilling new history of the most damaging nuclear spy ever to undermine the West, by an important scientific practitioner.

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Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
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Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know ®

Frank Close (Emeritus Professor of Physics, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Oxford)

100 questions about eclipses--each answered succinctly to create a comprehensive description of the wonder of this natural phenomena.

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy
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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5

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Theories of Everything: Ideas in Profile
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Theories of Everything: Ideas in Profile

Frank Close

The clearest account ever of theories of everything now and in the past

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The New Cosmic Onion: Quarks and the Nature of the Universe
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The New Cosmic Onion: Quarks and the Nature of the Universe

Frank Close

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Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy
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Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

From the author of The Infinity Puzzle, the untold story of Bruno Pontecorvo-physicist, professor, dreamer, spy

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Nothing: A Very Short Introduction
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Nothing: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close, Ray Chase

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Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy
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Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close, Nigel Anthony

From the author of The Infinity Puzzle, the untold story of Bruno Pontecorvo-physicist, professor, dreamer, spy

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Neutrino
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Neutrino

Frank Close (Professor of Theoretical Physics, Oxford University, and Fellow in Physics, Exeter College, Oxford)

Neutrinos are as near to nothing as anything we know, and so elusive that they are almost invisible. Frank Close tells the story of the neutrino, explaining their growing significance, and looking at how neutrino astronomy is at...

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Electromagnetic Interactions and Hadronic Structure
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Electromagnetic Interactions and Hadronic Structure

Frank Close (University of Oxford), Sandy Donnachie (University of Manchester), Graham Shaw (University of Manchester)

Written by leading experts in the field, this book provides an authoritative overview on electromagnetic interactions. It describes the main features of the experimental data and the theoretical ideas used in their interpretation,...

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Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
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Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know ®

Frank Close (Emeritus Professor of Physics, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Oxford)

100 questions about eclipses-each answered succinctly to create a comprehensive description of the wonder of this natural phenomena.

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Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon
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Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

Frank Close (Professor, Professor, University of Oxford)

In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read popular science author Frank Close, describes the spellbinding allure of this most beautiful natural...

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Antimatter
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Antimatter

Frank Close (Emeritus Professor of Physics, Oxford University, and Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford)

Frank Close explores the strange mirror world of antimatter, revealing that reality is even more fascinating than the sci-fi stories suggest. Explaining the science behind one of physics' most extraordinary discoveries, he shows...

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Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction
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Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close (Professor of Physics at Oxford University and a Fellow of Exeter College)

An introduction to the fundamental constituents of the universe. Beginning with a guide to what matter is made of and how it evolved, the author goes on to describe the techniques used to study it. He discusses quarks, electrons,...

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Nothing: A Very Short Introduction
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Nothing: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close (Professor of Theoretical Physics and Fellow of Exeter College, University of Oxford)

What is 'nothing'? What remains when you take all the matter away? Can empty space - a void - exist? This Very Short Introduction explores the science and history of the elusive void: from Aristotle's theories to black holes and...

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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction
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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close (Professor Emeritus of theoretical physics, Oxford University, and fellow in physics, Exeter College Oxford)

In this Very Short Introduction Frank Close describes the historical development of nuclear physics, our understanding of the nucleus, how nuclei form, and the applications of the field in medicine. Exploring key concepts, Frank...

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African American Connecticut Explored
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African American Connecticut Explored

Elizabeth J. Normen, Wm. Frank Mitchell, Katherine J. Harris, Stacey K. Close

First book for a general readership to present an overview of the African American experience in Connecticut

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African American Connecticut Explored
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African American Connecticut Explored

Elizabeth J. Normen, Katherine J. Harris, Stacey K. Close, Wm. Frank Mitchell, Olivia White

First book for a general readership to present an overview of the African American experience in Connecticut

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