Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780008249335
  • Release Date: 2017-03-09
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Professor Brian Cox
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Sunday Times Bestseller How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 0521313929
  • Release Date: 1986-07-31
  • Number of pages: 175
  • Author: P. C. W. Davies
  • Publisher: CUP Archive

This is a new edition of Paul Davies' very highly regarded text on high-energy particle physics aimed at the scientifically educated general reader. Since the appearance of the first edition in 1979 there have been many major developments in the field, and the author has taken this opportunity to bring the text completely up to date. Paul Davies includes details of one of the most significant of these developments, the experimental discovery in 1983 of the W and Z intermediate vector bosons, and discusses the implications for the eventual unification of the four forces of nature. In addition to this, the discovery of the top and bottom quarks, the details and predictions of modern grand unified theories (GUTs), and the application of the results of high-energy physics to studies of the very early universe are all included.

Force of Nature

  • Filename: force-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9781605297965
  • Release Date: 2010-08-31
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Laird Hamilton
  • Publisher: Rodale

Laird Hamilton has been hailed as the world's greatest big-wave surfer. His first book, Force of Nature, allows readers a rare glimpse inside the unique philosophy that has created his circumstances, and not the other way around. After all, this is a man whose biological father abandoned him shortly after he was born; whose first job was working on a pig farm; who dropped out of school in eleventh grade. And then the career decision: surfer. Though earning enough to pay the rent as any kind of surfer is next to impossible, Hamilton has ended up in the place we all desire to be: doing exactly what he loves, becoming the world's best in the process, making a great living, being surrounded by nature and family, radiating peak health and fitness, and succeeding by any definition of the word. How did he get there? And more importantly, how can the rest of us join him? Force of Nature is a detailed map to that destination, with Laird Hamilton as the reader's guide. It's not about chasing trophies or accolades or cash. It's about quality over quantity soul and being true to your physical, mental, and spiritual roots. Not only is it possible to thrive in the modern world without adopting its harmful habits, it's essential. And not only has Hamilton mastered this balance, he makes a compelling and articulate case that anyone who wants to can do the same. This book is a deeply authoritative and cutting-edge guide to peak fitness in mind, body, soul, and surfing. It comes directly from the source and his inner circle, which includes those at the vanguard of sports, training, nutrition, and more. Former pro volleyball player Gabrielle Reece; surf legend Dave Kalama; fitness gurus Paul Chek, T.R. Goodman, and Don Wildman; and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis all contribute their knowledge. Readers will get an all-access pass into an elite world filled with definitive and provocative ideas.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780545237475
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Chana Stiefel
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Describes the many weather patterns and dangerous natural disasters that threaten the Earth, from high winds and thunderstorms to volcanoes and earthquakes, and explains how to prepare for a natural disaster.

The Forces of Nature

  • Filename: the-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: NYPL:33433057753067
  • Release Date: 1873
  • Number of pages: 679
  • Author: Amédée Guillemin
  • Publisher:

Toyo Ito

  • Filename: toyo-ito.
  • ISBN: 9781616891015
  • Release Date: 2012-10-03
  • Number of pages: 143
  • Author: Jessie Turnbull
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books

Thia book is based on the Kenneth Kassler endowed lecture delivered by Ito at Princeton University School of Architecture in the spring of 2009. The book is delivered primarily in Ito's voice, through the lecture transcript, which is the focus of the book, and through extended interviews, and a previously untranslated essay from 1980, all of which tie together his ideas of the interface of nature and society through the formal constructs of architecture. The publication is unique in bringing together unpublished visuals of built and un-built projects by Ito, as well as bringing together his theory spanning across his whole career, with commentary by respected scholars Stan Allen and Julian Worrall.

Force of Nature

  • Filename: force-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9781101561157
  • Release Date: 2012-03-20
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: C. J. Box
  • Publisher: Penguin

ONE OF LIBRARY JOURNAL'S BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR In 1995, Nate Romanowski was in a Special Forces unit abroad when his commander, John Nemecek, did something terrible. Now the high-ranking government official and cold-blooded sociopath is determined to eliminate anyone who knows about it—like Nate, who’s hidden himself away in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. And he knows exactly how Nemecek will do it—by targeting Nate's friends to draw him out. That includes his friend, game warden Joe Pickett, and Pickett’s entire family. The only way to fight back is outside the law. Nate knows he can do it, but he isn't sure about his straight-arrow friend. And all their lives could depend on it.

Fundamental Forces of Nature

  • Filename: fundamental-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9789814338257
  • Release Date: 2007-05-17
  • Number of pages: 284
  • Author: Kerson Huang
  • Publisher: World Scientific

Gauge fields are the messengers carrying signals between elementary particles, enabling them to interact with each other. Originating at the level of quarks, these basic interactions percolate upwards, through nuclear and atomic physics, through chemical and solid state physics, to make our everyday world go round. This book tells the story of gauge fields, from Maxwell's 1860 theory of electromagnetism to the 1954 theory of Yang and Mills that underlies the Standard Model of elementary particle theory. In the course of the narration, the author introduces people and events in experimental and theoretical physics that contribute to ideas that have shaped our conception of the physical world.Contents: What Makes the World Tick?ElectromagnetismThe Vacuum is the MediumLet There Be LightHeroic Age: The Struggle for Quantum TheoryQuantum RealityWhat is Charge?The Zen of RotationYang-Mills Field: Non-Commuting ChargesPhotons Real and VirtualCreation and AnnihilationThe Dynamical VacuumElementary ParticlesThe Fall of ParityThe Particle ExplosionQuarksAll Interactions are LocalBroken SymmetryQuark ConfinementHanging Threads of SilkThe World in a Grain of SandIn the Space of All Possible Theories Readership: Students of physics and interested general readers.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780822592020
  • Release Date: 2009-01-01
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: LernerClassroom Editorial Staff
  • Publisher: LernerClassroom


Forces of Nature and Cultural Responses

  • Filename: forces-of-nature-and-cultural-responses.
  • ISBN: 9789400750005
  • Release Date: 2012-12-20
  • Number of pages: 216
  • Author: Katrin Pfeifer
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

How do and how did people perceive, manage and respond to natural disasters? How are the causes of natural disasters explained in history, how are they explained today? This volume investigates relationships between forces of nature and human culture in a multidisciplinary context bridging science and the humanities. Forces of nature and cultural responses is divided into four sections: (1) ball lightnings, (2) earthquakes and tsunamis, (3) volcanic eruptions and plagues, and (4) hurricanes and floodings. Specifically, Section 1 investigates theories and case studies of ball lightning phenomena. Section 2 includes a psychological study on the impact of earthquakes on academic performance, a study on tsunami vulnerability and recovery strategies in Thailand and a study on the social and economic aftermaths of a tsunami and a hurricane in Hawaii. Section 3 consists of a chapter on volcanic eruptions and plagues as well as cultural responses in Ancient Times and a study on contemporary vulnerability and resilience under chronic volcanic eruptions. Section 4 investigates the impact of hurricane Katrina on the current jazz scene in New Orleans and cultural responses to floodings in The Netherlands in Early Modern Times.

Fearsome Forces of Nature

  • Filename: fearsome-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9781406237931
  • Release Date: 2013-04-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Anita Ganeri
  • Publisher: Raintree

This series reveals examples of some of the most bizarre, amazing, and extreme events in the natural world. This book looks at fearsome forces of nature and considers what happens when earthquakes strike, volcanoes erupt, and geysers gush!

The Forces of Nature

  • Filename: the-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780898752182
  • Release Date: 2001-01-01
  • Number of pages: 348
  • Author: V. Grigoryev
  • Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

This book is a popular description of the unity of the forces of nature for the general reader.At present, all interactions between bodies in nature are through to be ultimately due to the interaction of elementary particles and involve only four types of forces: universal gravitation, or gravitational forces, electromagnetic forces, nuclear forces and the so-called weak interaction.This book describes the principal properties of these four types of force and their "sphere of action", that is, the part they play in diverse natural processes that range from galaxies to the atomic nucleus and the mutual transformations of elementary particles. It includes the latest achievements of physics and gives a picture of the unresolved problems that confront science today.

Forces of Nature

  • Filename: forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 9780595191109
  • Release Date: 2001-06-01
  • Number of pages: 90
  • Author: Tom Tong
  • Publisher: iUniverse

“Forces of Nature” gives a new and comprehensive perspective of how nature was formed. With a radically new idea, the author opens up a whole new dimension by looking at the mechanical principles of the universe. Through his years of research, he has found that rotational mechanics have been able to explain the complexities of the different systems working under different conditions. From the infinitesimal to the astronomically large bodies, he summarizes it with five states of rotation. The first state of rotation states that a particle’s tangential velocity will increase proportionally with the radius from the center of the system. It follows that the particle’s tangential velocity will decrease after a certain point in the second state. The third state describes that a particle’s tangential velocity is inversely proportional to the radius of the system. The fourth and fifth states are extensions when a particle is subjected to rotation and translation simultaneously, parallel or perpendicular towards the direction of the motion respectively. In the absence of an internal force, the particle will continue to translate and rotate in the same direction with reference to the original system unless an external force is applied.

Violent forces of nature

  • Filename: violent-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: 0912338377
  • Release Date: 1986-08
  • Number of pages: 377
  • Author: Robert H. Maybury
  • Publisher: Lomond Publications, Incorporated

The Forces of Nature

  • Filename: the-forces-of-nature.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105046472010
  • Release Date: 1863
  • Number of pages: 45
  • Author: George Frederick Barker
  • Publisher:

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