Mathematics and Physics

A fascinating account, written in real time, of the unfolding of a scientific discovery: the first detection of gravitational waves.

From a zebra’s stripes to a spider’s web: an engaging examination of patterns in nature and the mathematics that underlie them.

An introduction to modern physics and to Richard Feynman at his witty and enthusiastic best, discussing gravitation, irreversibility, symmetry, and the nature of scientific discovery.

An exploration of the scientific limits of knowledge that challenges our deepseated beliefs about our universe, our rationality, and ourselves.

Drawings and short essays offer engaging and accessible explanations of key ideas in physics, from triangulation to relativity and beyond.

Tools to make hard problems easier to solve.

A thorough exposition of quantum computing and the underlying concepts of quantum physics, with explanations of the relevant mathematics and numerous examples.

The new edition of a classic text that concentrates on developing general methods for studying the behavior of classical systems, with extensive use of computation.

For anyone who has ever wondered how computers solve problems, an engagingly written guide for nonexperts to the basics of computer algorithms.

An explanation of the mathematics needed as a foundation for a deep understanding of general relativity or quantum field theory.