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The Poetry and Music of ScienceComparing Creativity in Science and Art

The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

Tom McLeish

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797999
eISBN:
9780191839306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797999.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

‘I could not see any place in science for my creativity or imagination’, was the explanation, of a bright school leaver to the author, of why she had abandoned all study of science. Yet as any ... More

The Cosmic Mystery Tour

The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Nicholas Mee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831860
eISBN:
9780191869785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831860.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

The Cosmic Mystery Tour is a brief account of modern physics and astronomy presented in a broad historical and cultural context. The book is attractively illustrated and aimed at the general reader. ... More

An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations

An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations

Peter W. Milonni

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199215614
eISBN:
9780191868689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215614.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is an introduction to quantum optics for students who have studied electromagnetism and quantum mechanics at an advanced undergraduate or graduate level. It provides detailed expositions of ... More

General RelativityA Concise Introduction

General Relativity: A Concise Introduction

Steven Carlip

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198822158
eISBN:
9780191861215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822158.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This work is a short textbook on general relativity and gravitation, aimed at readers with a broad range of interests in physics, from cosmology to gravitational radiation to high energy physics to ... More

Electromagnetic Radiation

Electromagnetic Radiation

Richard R. Freeman, James A. King, and Gregory P. Lafyatis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198726500
eISBN:
9780191793325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726500.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation is a graduate level book on classical electrodynamics with a strong emphasis on radiation. This book is meant to quickly and efficiently introduce students to the ... More

Single-Molecule Studies of Nucleic Acids and Their Proteins

Single-Molecule Studies of Nucleic Acids and Their Proteins

David Bensimon, Vincent Croquette, Jean-François Allemand, Xavier Michalet, and Terence Strick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198530923
eISBN:
9780191864711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198530923.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the foundations of single-molecule studies, based on manipulation of the molecules and observation of these with fluorescent probes. It first discusses ... More

Optics f2fFrom Fourier to Fresnel

Optics f2f: From Fourier to Fresnel

Charles S. Adams and Ifan G. Hughes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198786788
eISBN:
9780191828980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786788.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book is primarily intended to be used in optics teaching from undergraduate to graduate level. It is assumed that an elementary course on optics has previously been studied, but all the key ... More

Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198823902
eISBN:
9780191862724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823902.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The First Edition of this book, which appeared in 2013, serves as a problem text for Part I (Fundamentals of Chemical Bonding) and Part II (Symmetry in Chemistry) of the book Advanced Structural ... More

Theories of Molecular Reaction DynamicsThe Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805014
eISBN:
9780191843129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805014.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book deals with a central topic at the interface of chemistry and physics—the understanding of how the transformation of matter takes place at the atomic level. Building on the laws of physics, ... More

Multiplex and Multilevel Networks

Multiplex and Multilevel Networks

Stefano Battiston, Guido Caldarelli, and Antonios Garas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809456
eISBN:
9780191847073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809456.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Multiplex and Multilayer Networks is a collection of some of the results obtained in the new field of complex networks theory with respect to multilevel, multiplex, and interacting networks. The ... More

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