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For the love of physics : from the end of the rainbow to the edge of time-- a journey through the wonders of physics

Autore: Walter H G Lewin; Warren Goldstein
Editore: New York : Free Press, 2011.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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This book is a largely autobiographical account of the author's life as one who fell in love first with physics and then with teaching physics to students. "You have changed my life" is a common refrain in the emails the author receives daily from fans who have been enthralled by his video lectures about the wonders of physics. "I walk with a new spring in my step and I look at life through physics colored eyes,"  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Einführung
Biography
Persona incaricata: Walter H G Lewin; Walter Hendrik Gustav Lewin; Walter H G Lewin
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Walter H G Lewin; Warren Goldstein
ISBN: 9781439108277 1439108277 9781451607130 145160713X
Numero OCLC: 555641746
Note: Includes index.
Descrizione: xvi, 302 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: From the nucleus to deep space --
Measurements, uncertainties, and the stars --
Bodies in motion --
The magic of drinking with a straw --
Over and under - outside and inside - the rainbow --
The harmonies of strings and winds --
The wonders of electricity --
The mysteries of magnetism --
Energy conservation - plus ça change . . . --
X-rays from outer space! --
X-ray ballooning, the early days --
Cosmic catastrophes, neutron stars, and black holes --
Celestial ballet --
X-ray bursters! --
Ways of seeing.
Responsabilità: Walter Lewin with Warren Goldstein.

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A largely autobiographical account of the author's life as one who fell in love first with physics and then with teaching physics to students.  Per saperne di più…

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