Six Easy Pieces

Six Easy Pieces, taken from these famous Lectures on Physics, represent the most accessible material from the series.

Six Easy Pieces

Six Easy Pieces

Learn from a Nobel Peace Prize winner in this entertaining and educational guide to physics, written for the enjoyment of curious beginners and aspiring scientists alike. It was Richard Feynman's outrageous and scintillating method of teaching that earned him legendary status among students and professors of physics. From 1961 to 1963, Feynman delivered a series of lectures at the California Institute of Technology that revolutionized the teaching of physics around the world. Six Easy Pieces, taken from these famous Lectures on Physics, represent the most accessible material from the series. In these classic lessons, Feynman introduces the general reader to the following topics: atoms, basic physics, energy, gravitation, quantum mechanics, and the relationship of physics to other topics. With his dazzling and inimitable wit, Feynman presents each discussion with a minimum of jargon. Filled with wonderful examples and clever illustrations, Six Easy Pieces is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of physics by one of the most admired and accessible physicists of modern times. "If one book was all that could be passed on to the next generation of scientists it would undoubtedly have to be Six Easy Pieces."- John Gribbin, New Scientist

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Six Easy Pieces
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-22 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Learn from a Nobel Peace Prize winner in this entertaining and educational guide to physics, written for the enjoyment of curious beginners and aspiring scientists alike. It was Richard Feynman's outrageous and scintillating method of teaching that earned him legendary status among students and professors of physics. From 1961 to
Six Easy Pieces
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Richard Phillips Feynman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Gardners Books

Richard Feynman's Six Easy Pieces: The Fundamentals of Physics Explained is an essential introduction to the world of physics by one of its greatest teachers and icons. Richard Feynman inspired people around the world with his scientific brilliance, endless curiosity about the world and unorthodox outlook on life. Here he
Six Easy Pieces
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Richard P. Feynman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-04-10 - Publisher: Basic Books

Richard P. Feynman (1918–1988) was widely recognized as the most creative physicist of the post–World War II period. His career was extraordinarily expansive. From his contributions to the development of the atomic bomb a Los Alamos during World War II to his work in quantum electrodynamics, for which he was
Six Easy Pieces
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Walter Mosley
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-12 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Easy should be living a contented life, with steady work as senior head custodian of Sojourner Truth High School, and a loving family. But happiness is as elusive for Easy as smoke in shadows. Easy's the man folks seek out when they can't take their problems to anyone else. Trading
Six Not-So-Easy Pieces
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-22 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity. No one--not even Einstein himself--explained these difficult, anti-intuitive concepts more clearly, or with more verve and gusto, than Feynman.

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