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Six easy pieces : essentials of physics explained by its most brilliant teacher

Author: Richard P Feynman; Robert B Leighton; Matthew L Sands
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It was Feynman's outrageous and scintillating method of teaching that earned him legendary status among students and professors of physics. From 1961 to 1963, Feynman delivered a series of lectures at the California Institute of Technology that revolutionized the teaching of physics around the world. 'Six Not-So-Easy Pieces', taken from these famous 'Lectures on Physics' represent some the most stimulating material  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Robert B Leighton; Matthew L Sands
ISBN: 9780465025275 0465025277
OCLC Number: 679928166
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxix, 146 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Paul Davies --
1. Atoms in motion --
2. Basic physics --
3. Relation of physics to other sciences --
4. Conservation of energy --
5. Theory of gravitation --
6. Quantum behavior.
Other Titles: 6 easy pieces
Responsibility: Richard P. Feynman, with Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands ; introduction by Paul Davies.
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The six easiest chapters from Feynman's landmark work, Lectures on Physics-- specifically designed for the general, non-scientist reader.  Read more...

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