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The Meaning of Relativity

The Meaning of Relativity

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here we have a collection of Albert Einstein’s lectures delivered in Princeton University back in 1921. The book is basically introduction to both special and general theories of relativity plus an introduction on the pre-relativity physics. The book is quite simple, with almost  no diagrams, but the style is readable and clear. As for the […]

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science” is the full name of the book, and, as you might guess from the title, it’s another interesting book about neuroscience. To be more precise it’s about a relatively new branch of science called neuroplasticity, which is overthrowing the centuries-old […]

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QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights and charisma, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult science concepts to the general public. That’s exactly what he does in his famous book “QED: The Strange Theory of Light” about quantum electrodynamics. This book is actually one of the first physics books I read and […]

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