The Feynman Lectures on Physics: The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter, Volume 2

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“The whole thing was basically an experiment,” Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading, not just for students of physics but for anyone seeking an introduction to the field from the inimitable Feynman.

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The late 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 in the public arena.
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Basic Books
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Published on
Sep 29, 2015
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Pages
1200
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ISBN
9780465040841
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English
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Genres
Science / Physics / Atomic & Molecular
Science / Physics / Electricity
Science / Physics / Electromagnetism
Science / Physics / General
Science / Physics / Magnetism
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