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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


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