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Author Lewin, Walter H. G.

Title For the love of physics : from the end of the rainbow to the edge of time-- a journey through the wonders of physics / Walter Lewin with Warren Goldstein.

Imprint New York : Free Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QC16.L485 A3 2011    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description xvi, 302 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Summary Largely autobiographical account of the author's life as one who fell in love first with physics and then with teaching physics to students.
Contents From the nucleus to deep space -- Measurements, uncertainties, and the stars -- Bodies in motion -- The magic of drinking with a straw -- Over and under--outside and inside--the rainbow -- The harmonies of strings and winds -- The wonders of electricity -- The mysteries of magnetism -- Energy conservation--plus ça change . . . -- X-rays from outer space! -- X-ray ballooning, the early days -- Cosmic catastrophes, neutron stars, and black holes -- Celestial ballet -- X-ray bursters! -- Ways of seeing.
Subject Lewin, Walter H. G.
Physicists -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
College teachers -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Physics -- Study and teaching -- Netherlands.
Physics -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts.
Added Author Goldstein, Warren.
ISBN 9781439108277