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Six Easy Pieces

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Six Easy Pieces

The six easiest chapters from Feynmans landmark work, Lectures on Physics...

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By: Richard P Feynman (Author), Paul Davies (Introduction By)

128 pages, Boxed set and 6 audio cassettes

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jul 2012 | Edition: 2 | #169507 | ISBN-13: 9780140276664
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About this book

Drawn from his landmark text, Lectures on Physics, this book reveals Feynman's distinctive style while introducing the essentials of physics. The topics explored include atoms, the fundamentals of physics and its relation to other sciences, the theory of gravitation and quantum behaviour.


Contents

Introduction by Paul Davies

- Atoms in Motion
- Basic Physics
- The Relation of Physics to Other Sciences
- Conservation of Energy
- The Theory of Gravitation
- Quantum Behavior


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Biography

Richard P. Feynman (1918-88) was one of this century's most brilliant and original thinkers. He taught at Cornell and the California Institute of Technology and received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in quantum electrodynamics. Books by Feynman published by Penguin include QED, The Character of Physical Law, The Meaning of it All, and Six Not-so-easy Pieces.

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