For the Love of Physics

For the Love of Physics

From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time-- A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics

Book - 2011
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Beloved MIT professor Walter Lewin, whose riveting physics lectures have made him a YouTube super-star, offers a mind-opening and delightful journey through the most intriguing discoveries in physics.

A wonderful raconteur, Lewin takes readers on a marvellous journey with him in For the Love of Physics, opening our eyes as never before to the amazing beauty and power of all that physics can reveal to us. He describes the coolest, weirdest facets of the tiniest bits of matter, the wonders of our everyday lives-such as the mysteries of why lighting strikes and what makes musical harmony happen-and the most awesome features of the outer reaches of the universe. Whether explaining why the air smells so fresh after a lightning storm or showing us that a flea is strong enough to pull a heavy book across a table, Lewin always entertains as he edifies. For the Love of Physicsis a rare gem that will change the way readers see the world.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2011.
Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781451607130
145160713X
Characteristics: xvi, 302 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Goldstein, Warren

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Walter Lewin's passion for phyiscs shows in his lectures! I highly recommend his video lectures, as they are extremely educational. Watch how he makes those dotted lines with ease. :)

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