The Character of Physical Law

The Character of Physical Law

Book - 1994
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The character of physical law, first published in 1965, contains the text of seven brilliant lectures, originally delivered to standing-room-only audiences at Cornell University, that demonstrate Feynman's unique ability to bring his subject to life to the non-physicist. Beginning with a discussion of the Law of Gravitation and of the essential interaction of mathematics and physics, Feynman goes on to explore the principles of conservation and symmetry and the irreversibility of time.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1994
Characteristics: xx, 167 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Edition: Modern Library edition
Copyright Date: ©1965
ISBN: 9780679601272 (acid-free paper)
0679601279 (acid-free paper)
Call Number: 530 FEYNMAN

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Mar 31, 2015

Wonderfully pellucid explanations. Goes over much of the same material, using the same explanatory devices as in 'Six Easy Pieces'. The last chapter is a real treat.

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