Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time

Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time

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by Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands
     
 

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Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity. No one--not even Einstein himself--explained these difficult, anti-intuitive concepts more clearly, or with more verve and gusto, than Feynman.  See more details below

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Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity. No one--not even Einstein himself--explained these difficult, anti-intuitive concepts more clearly, or with more verve and gusto, than Feynman.

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Library Journal
Nobelist Feynman was a beloved character who brought physics to the public through TV and books. These two little volumes, selections from his seminal Lectures on Physics, explain the core theories of classical physics. (LJ 12/94)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465025282
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
506,713
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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Richard P. Feynman was Richard Chace Tolman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology. He was awarded the 1965 Nobel Prize for his work on the development of quantum field theory. He was also one of the most famous and beloved figures of the twentieth century, both in physics and as a public intellectual.

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