Book 1

How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival

How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival

W. W. Norton & Company. 2011

"Meticulously researched and unapologetically romantic, How the Hippies Saved Physics makes the history of science fun again." —Science In the 1970s, an eccentric group of physicists in Berkeley, California, banded together to explore the wilder side of science. Dubbing themselves the "Fundamental Fysiks Group," they pursued an audacious, speculative approach to physics, studying quantum entanglement in terms of Eastern mysticism and psychic mind reading. As David Kaiser reveals, these...

A complete Greek and English lexicon for the poems of Homer and the Homeridæ, tr. by H. Smith, revised and ed. by T.K. Arnold

A complete Greek and English lexicon for the poems of Homer and the Homeridæ, tr. by H. Smith, revised and ed. by T.K. Arnold

A Complete Greek and English Lexicon for the Poems of Homer and the Homeridæ

A Complete Greek and English Lexicon for the Poems of Homer and the Homeridæ

Falls in Older People

Falls in Older People

Cambridge University Press. 2007

Since the first edition of this very successful book was written to synthesise and review the enormous body of work covering falls in older people, there has been an even greater wealth of informative and promising studies designed to increase our understanding of risk factors and prevention strategies. This second edition, first published in 2007, is written in three parts: epidemiology, strategies for prevention, and future research directions. New material includes recent studies...

Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic

Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic

National Academies Press. 2017

Drug overdose, driven largely by overdose related to the use of opioids, is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States. The ongoing opioid crisis lies at the intersection of two public health challenges: reducing the burden of suffering from pain and containing the rising toll of the harms that can arise from the use of opioid medications. Chronic pain and opioid use disorder both represent complex human conditions affecting millions of Americans and causing...