The Theoretical Minimum

» Leonard Susskind

» George Hrabovsky

Allen Lane
Hardback : 29 Jan 2013

£20.00

Synopsis

In this unconventional and stimulating primer, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind and citizen-scientist George Hrabovsky combine forces to provide a brilliant first course in modern physics. Unlike most popular physics books - which give readers a taste of what physicists know but not what they actually do - Susskind and Hrabovsky teach the skills you need to do physics yourself. Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises, the authors cover the minimum - the theoretical minimum of the title - that readers need to master in order to study more advanced topics. In a lucid, engaging style, they introduce all the key concepts, from classical mechanics to general relativity to quantum theory. Instead of shying away from the equations and maths that are essential to any understanding of physics, The Theoretical Minimum provides a toolkit that you won't find in any other popular science book.

Product details

Format : Hardback
ISBN: 9781846147982
Size : 153 x 234mm
Pages : 256
Published : 29 Jan 2013
Publisher : Allen Lane

The Theoretical Minimum

» Leonard Susskind

» George Hrabovsky

£20.00


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