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The character of physical law

Author: Richard P Feynman
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1994, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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A compilation of seven lectures delivered at Cornell University by the famed physicist, discussing such subjects as the law of gravitation, the relationship between mathematics and physics, and the irreversibility of time.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988.
Character of physical law.
New York : Modern Library, 1994, ©1965
(OCoLC)777710333
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman
ISBN: 0679601279 9780679601272
OCLC Number: 31595772
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1965 and in paperback by M.I.T. Press in 1967"--T.p. verso."
Description: xx, 167 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The law of gravitation, an example of physical law --
The relation of mathematics to physics --
The great conservation principles --
Symmetry in physical law --
The distinction of past and future --
Probability and uncertainty: the quantum mechanical view of nature --
Seeking new laws.
Responsibility: Richard Feynman ; introduction by James Gleick.

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A compilation of seven lectures delivered at Cornell University by the famed physicist, discussing such subjects as the law of gravitation, the relationship between mathematics and physics, and the irreversibility of time.

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