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Top Physics Books of 2014

Top Physics Books of 2014

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

With 2014 rapidly coming to a close it’s time to look back to what we’ve been reading throughout this year so full of surprises. Dozens of great physics books have been released in 2014 and, as always, various websites, blogs and magazines are listing their favourite reads. Here’s our version of top 5 physics books […]

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5 Highly Recommended Physics Textbooks

5 Highly Recommended Physics Textbooks

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, when thousands of lectures and books can be accessed online easily, learning physics is easier than ever. Ironically, when there’s so much learning material available, choosing a textbook or a lecture course can cause a headache. That’s why we’re gonna take a look at some recommended textbooks, starting with a list of physics books. […]

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Top Physics Books of 2013

Top Physics Books of 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, when we take a look at the top books of the year. As the New Years eve quickly approaches, popular physics blogs and websites, such as Cocktail Party Physics, New Scientist and Physics World, offer their picks of their favourite books. So, for those who were too busy buying […]

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The First War of Physics by Jim Baggott

The First War of Physics by Jim Baggott

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jim Baggott is a freelance science writer, who was once a lecturer in chemistry at the University of Reading. His written books include: Beyond Measure: Modern Physics, Philosophy and the Meaning of Quantum Theory (OUP, 2003), A Beginner’s Guide to Reality (Penguin, 2005), Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments (OUP, 2010) and others. Today we’re gonna take a look […]

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Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

| April 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the best-selling biography titled “Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution” John Gribbin tells the story of one of the frontmen and leaders of the quantum revolution — Erwin Schrodinger. Schrodinger was not only an ingenious physicist, but also a serial seducer entwined in countless affairs, stories of which make this book one of the […]

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The Theoretical Minimum

The Theoretical Minimum

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

For those of you who have no idea who Leonard Susskind is, perhaps the best description would be that he is “that guy who started off as a plumber and turned out to be one of the best theoretical physicists”. But besides that, Susskind is quite famous for being a good teacher, always working on […]

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The Tao of Physics

The Tao of Physics

| January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Modern physics, in many ways, is so full of wonders and counterintuitive results, that it seems rather natural that it is often compared with mysticism. This is especially apparent when talking about quantum mechanics, which, ever since its creation in the beginning of the 20th century, attracted attention from those with an interest in occult […]

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Universe: The Definite Visual Guide

Universe: The Definite Visual Guide

| November 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

“Universe”, edited by Astronomer Royal Martin Rees and published for the Smithsonian Institution by DK, is one of the most thorough visual guides to the cosmos. This up-to-date guide presents the newest advances in space imagery including big, high resolution pictures of the most exotic places in the universe. But don’t get yourself fooled — it’s […]

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