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The Visual Dictionary of Science & Energy

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Science and Energy takes the reader into a fascinating journey through pure science (chemistry, physics, mathematics) and the main sources of energy: geothermal and fossil energy, hydroelectricity,...

Principles and Applications of Fourier Optics

by Robert K Tyson Institute of Physics Publishing (August 22, 2014)

Fourier optics, being a staple of optical design and analysis for over 50 years, has produced many new applications in recent years. In this text, Bob Tyson presents the fundamentals of Fourier optics with sufficient...

Lasers and Holography

by Winston E. Kock Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Accessible, illustrated introduction covers wave patterns and coherence, summarizes the development of lasers and the phenomenon of wave diffraction, and describes zone plates and properties of holograms. 1981...

The Psychology of Visual Illusion

by J. O. Robinson Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Well-rounded perspective on the ambiguities of visual display emphasizes geometrical optical illusions: framing and contrast effects, distortion of angles and direction, and apparent "movement" of images. 240...

Foundations of Laser Spectroscopy

by Stig Stenholm Dover Publications (August 23, 2012)

A simple presentation of the theoretical foundations of steady-state laser spectroscopy, this text helps students to apply theory to calculations with a systematic series of examples and exercises. 1984 edition....

The Nature of Visual Illusion

by Mark Fineman Dover Publications (November 21, 2012)

Fascinating, profusely illustrated study explores the psychology and physiology of vision, including light and color, motion receptors, the illusion of movement, much more. Over 100 illustrations.

The Nature of Light and Colour in the Open Air

by M. Minnaert Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

A highly engaging study of mirages, illusions of multiple moons, the fata morgana, colored shadows and scores of other phenomena. "Pure pleasure." — Science and Math Weekly. 202 illustrations.

Basic Optics and Optical Instruments: Revised Edition

by Naval Education Dover Publications (January 09, 2013)

Thorough coverage of theory and applications of optics examines optical glass, light, elements of mirrors, prisms and lenses, construction of instruments, maintenance and more. Extensive appendixes include glossary,...

Elementary Wave Optics

by Robert H. Webb Dover Publications (August 17, 2012)

This undergraduate textbook presents thorough coverage of the standard topics of classical optics and optical instrument design; it also offers significant details regarding the concepts of modern optics. 1969...

Optics and Optical Instruments: An Introduction

by B. K. Johnson Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Practical guide shows how to set up working models of telescopes, microscopes, photographic lenses and projecting systems; how to conduct experiments for determining accuracy, resolving power, more. 234 diagrams....


by Bob Berman & Dan Woren Little, Brown & Company (June 24, 2014)

From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.

If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself...


by Bob Berman & Peter Ganim Little, Brown & Company (August 08, 2017)

How much do you know about the radiation all around you?

Your electronic devices swarm with it; the sun bathes you in it. It's zooming at you from cell towers, microwave ovens, CT scans, mammogram machines, nuclear...


by Avijit Lahiri Avijit Lahiri (January 01, 2018)

‘Basic Physics: Principles and Concepts’ is a book meant for students of physics from the late school to college levels, covering both general and advanced course materials. It is a great text on basic concepts...

Single and Multicomponent Digital Optical Signal Analysis

Opticks: Or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections, and Colors of Light

by Sir Isaac Newton Publishing (January 01, 2011)

Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) is without a doubt one of the most well-known and influential scientists in history; he made incalculable contributions to the fields of physics, mathematics, astronomy, philosophy...

How Fast Is the Speed of Light? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s break down physics into interesting bits and pieces so that kids would be encouraged to actually like the subject. The way to do that would be to use handpicked information and partner them with wonderful...

The Wireless Tesla

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (February 12, 2017)

Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The...

The True Wireless

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (February 05, 2017)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.

On Light and Other High Frequency Phenomena

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (November 25, 2016)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.