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

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Basic Books
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.1 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780465075683
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About the Author

Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics at Stanford University. He is the author of the forthcoming General Relativity: The Theoretical Minimum (with André Cabannes); Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory (with Art Friedman); and The Theoretical Minimum (with George Hrabovsky), among other books. He lives in Palo Alto, California. George Hrabovsky is 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.

Reviews

"Beautifully clear explanations of famously 'difficult things.'"--Wall Street Journal
"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."--Sean Carroll, physicist, California Institute of Technology, and author of The Particle at the End of the Universe
"A spectacular effort to make the real stuff of theoretical physics accessible to amateurs."--Science News
"Very readable. Abstract concepts are well explained.... [The Theoretical Minimum] does provide a clear description of advanced classical physics concepts, and gives readers who want a challenge the opportunity to exercise their brain in new ways."--Physics World
"Readers ready to embrace their inner applied mathematics will enjoy this brisk, bare-bares introduction to classical mechanics."--Publishers Weekly