The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

by Leonard Susskind, George Hrabovsky


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ISBN-13: 9780465028115
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 01/29/2013
Series: Theoretical Minimum Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Leonard Susskind has been the Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics at Stanford University since 1978. The author of The Cosmic Landscape and The Black Hole War, he is a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of numerous prizes including the science writing prize of the American Institute of Physics for his Scientific American article on black holes. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

George Hrabovsky is a hacker-physicist in Wisconsin involved in as citizen science, or the community of individuals who do science at home. Since May 1999 he has been the president of Madison Area Science and Technology (MAST), a nonprofit organization dedicated to scientific and technological research and education. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Sean Carroll, physicist, California Institute of Technology, and author of The Particle at the End of the Universe
“What a wonderful and unique resource. For anyone who is determined to learn physics for real, looking beyond conventional popularizations, this is the ideal place to start. It gets directly to the important points, with nuggets of deep insight scattered along the way. I'm going to be recommending this book right and left.”

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The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Michael Giraldi More than 1 year ago
I only got a sample, but the equations in nook version were too small and faint to read. I'm 26.
GabrielFair More than 1 year ago
Do you have a nook or ebook version of this?