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Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher

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  • Posted November 13, 2012

    I have been away from Physics for awhile and this was a very enj

    I have been away from Physics for awhile and this was a very enjoyable refresher. Dr Feynman is a very good lecturer.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 13, 2010

    This was for my grandson--he loves it!

    My grandson is a high school senior who likes science and math--particularly physics. His teacher is strong on the math part, but finds it hard to articulate the essence of the ideas. Grandson says this book gave him a lot of insight he'd been lacking.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2003

    Who knew physics could be so engaging

    I brought this book along on vacation as a lark and was glad that I did. I found it very engaging. The concepts the Feynman put forth were clear (mind you I had to read over sections a few times to get it sometimes but it was undertandable). This book was far from dry.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2014

    Nook terrible for tech bpols

    Figs. cannot be resized, nook is useless for tech books 4 stars for Easy Pieces. But buy hard copy. 1 star for nook!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 12, 2014

    Somewhat disappointing

    Feynman is a good writer and explains the principles of physics clearly, but unfortunately his illustrative figures and equations are much too small to be seen, much too small for e-ink to reproduce. This is a fault in the editors of these issues; in the paperback versions they are easy to read. The figures are essential to understanding his explanations.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2013

    Six Easy Pieces Surprisingly Entertaining

    Just finished the first chapter, loved it!

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