October 2016

QB981 .G753 2016 . . . . 13.8: THE QUEST TO FIND THE TRUE AGE OF THE UNIVERSE AND THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING. By John Gribbin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.    ♦♦ See reviews in the Wall Street Journal and Popular Science.

QC665 .P5 B47 2015 . . . . ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHOTOABSORPTION:  ABSOLUTE PARTIAL CROSS SECTIONS.  By Joseph Berkowitz.  Amsterdam:  Elsevier/Academic Press, 2015.

QC179 .L48 2016 . . . . BLACK HOLE BLUES AND OTHER SONGS FROM OUTER SPACE. By Janna Levin. New York: Alfred A. Knoft, 2016.  ♦♦ See reviews in Science and Nature.

QC175.47 .B65 P58 2016 . . . . BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATION AND SUPERFLUIDITY. By Lev Pitaevskii and Sandro Stringari. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. [International Series of Monographs on Physics, v. 164]

REF QD65 H32 v.96th . . . . CRC HANDBOOK OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS.  96th Edition.  Edited by W.M. Haynes. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2015.

QC133 .R65 2016 . . . . DYNAMICS: THEORY AND APPLICATION OF KANE’S METHOD. By Carlos Roithmayr and Dewey Hodges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

QC175.4 .S66 2016 . . . . DYNAMICS OF QUANTISED VORTICES IN SUPERFLUIDS. By Edouard Sonin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

QC19.6 .F3313 2015 . . . . FIFTY YEARS OF MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS:  SELECTED WORKS OF LUDWIG FADDEEV.  Edited by Molin Ge and Antti J. Niemi.  Singapore:  World Scientific, 2015.  [World Scientific Series in 21st Century Mathematics, v. 2]

QC689.5 .L37 G36 2016 . . . . FREQUENCY CONVERSION OF ULTRASHORT PULSES IN EXTENDED LASER-PRODUCED PLASMAS. By Rashid Ganeev. Springer: Springer, 2016. [Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics, v.89]

QC718.4 C37 2016 . . . . FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS OF PLASMA CHEMICAL PHYSICS:  KINETICS.  By Mario Capitelli, Roberto Celiberto, et al.  New York:  Springer, 2016.   [Springer Series on Atomic, Optical and Plasma Physics, v.85]  (also available online)

QC20.7 .G76 Z44 2016 . . . . GROUP THEORY IN A NUTSHELL FOR PHYSICS.  By A. Zee.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2016.

QC787 .P73 H54 2015 . . . . THE HIGH LUMINOSITY LARGE HADRON COLLIDER: THE NEW MACHINE FOR ILLUMINATING THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE. Edited by Oliver Bruning and Lucio Rossi. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2015.  [Advanced Series on Directions in High Energy Physics, v. 24]

KF373 .S74 A3 2015 . . . . JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION. By Bryan Stevenson. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015.  (Go Big Read selection for 2015)

QC355.3 .W365 2015 . . . . LIGHT:  A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION.  By Ian Walmsley.  Oxford:   Oxford University Press, 2015. [Very Short Introductions, no. 466]

QC718.15 .M58 2016 . . . . MODERN METHODS IN COLLISIONAL-RADIATIVE MODELING OF PLASMAS.  Edited by Yuri Ralchenko.  Cham:  Springer, 2016. (also available online)

QC355.2 .G84 2015 . . . . MODERN OPTICS. 2nd Edition. By B.D. Guenther. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.  ♦♦ See review in Optics & Photonics.

QC793.2 .B375 2016 . . . . PARTICLE PHYSICS IN THE LHC ERA. By Giles Barr, Robin Devenish, Roman Walczak, and Tony Weidberg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.  [Oxford Master Series in Particle Physics, Astrophysics, and Cosmology]  ♦♦ See review in Physics Today.

QH324.8 .N457 2015 . . . . PHYSICAL MODELS OF LIVING SYSTEMS. By Philip Nelson. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 2015.

QC174.45 .P33 2016 . . . . QUANTUM FIELD THEORY: THE WHY, WHAT AND HOW. By Thanu Padmanabhan. Springer: Springer, 2016.  [Graduate Texts in Physics]  (also available online)

QC174.12 .R33 2016 . . . . QUANTUM MECHANICS.  6th Edition.  By Alastair I.M. Rae and Jim Napolitano.  Boca Raton:  CRC Press, 2016.

QC16 .G355 A3 2015 . . . . A SINGULARLY UNFEMININE PROFESSION: ONE WOMAN’S JOURNEY IN PHYSICS. By Mary Gaillard. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2015.  ♦♦ See reviews in Physics Today and Nature.

QC173.65 .C475 2016 . . . . THE SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY:  FOUNDATIONS, THEORY, VERIFICATION, APPLICATIONS.  By Costas Christodoulides.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.  [Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics]  (also available online)

QC174.8 .S73 2016 . . . . STATISTICAL PHYSICS, OPTIMIZATION, INFERENCE, AND MESSAGE-PASSING ALGORITHMS.  Edited by Florent Krzakala, Federico Ricci-Tersenghi, et al.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2016.  [École de Physique des Houches 2013]

QC173.6 .S37 2016 . . . . A STUDENT’S MANUAL FOR “A FIRST COURSE IN GENERAL RELATIVITY”. By Robert Scott. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

QC174.12 .R96 2016 . . . . THEORY OF QUANTUM TRANSPORT AT NANOSCALE: AN INTRODUCTION. By Dmitry Ryndyk. Springer: Springer, 2016. [Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences, v.184]  (also available online)

QC425 .L556 2016 . . . . THEORY OF REFLECTION:  REFLECTION AND TRANSMISSION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC, PARTICLE AND ACOUSTIC WAVES.  2nd Edition.  By John Lekner.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.  [Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics, v. 87]   (also available online)

QC311 .K58 2016 . . . . THERMODYNAMIC FOUNDATIONS OF THE EARTH SYSTEM.  By Axel Kleidon.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2016.

QC176 .C393 2016 . . .. UNDERSTANDING SOLID STATE PHYSICS:  PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS.  By Jacques Cazaux.  Singapore:  Pan Stanford Publishing, 2016.

QB985 .U545 2014 . . . . THE UNIVERSE: LEADING SCIENTISTS EXPLORE THE ORIGIN, MYSTERIES, AND FUTURE OF THE COSMOS. Edited by John Brockman. New York: HarperCollins, 2014.

QB983 .G35 2016 . . . . THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND: A JOURNEY THROUGH SPACE, TIME, AND BEYOND. By Christophe Galfard. New York: Flatiron Books, 2016.  ♦♦ See review in the New York Times

QC71 .M373 2016 . . . . WHY QUARK RHYMES WITH PORK, AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC DIVERSIONS.  By N. David Mermin.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2016.  ♦♦ See review in Popular Science Books.