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User Review  - LaPhenix - LibraryThing

Though I didn't quite gain the understanding that I'd expected, I love Lewin's passion and perspective, and he opened my eyes to a lot of gems we overlook in everyday life. Read full review

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User Review  - MartyBriggs - LibraryThing

Engaging, short chapters on the physics of various everyday phenomena. Could assign just one chapter, or a set of several for a book-length assignment. Read full review

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

The initial discussion is a combination of high school physics and a few advanced discussions. The information on rainbows was beyond what I had ever heard before. Walter ends the book by discussing x-ray astrophysics. This was his area of research. Overall a good read. Read full review

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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

Popular-level explanations of many physics topics, replete with references to demonstrations viewable on the Internet or performed by Lewin in his first-year undergraduate courses at MIT. Also quite a ... Read full review

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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

Like a lot of people, I was introduced to Walter Lewin through his compelling physics lectures from MIT, which are freely available online. During my last trip to Chapters, I noticed he had written a ... Read full review

For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time—a Journey Through the Wonders of Physics

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Lewin—physics professor at MIT for more than three decades, public lecturer, and expert featured on 60 Minutes and in national newspapers such as the New York Times and the Washington Post—now ... Read full review

FOR THE LOVE OF PHYSICS: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time--A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics

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With the assistance of Goldstein (History/Univ. of Hartford), Lewin (Physics/MIT), best known to a large international audience for his online physics lectures, delivers a readable book about the ... Read full review


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