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High school to grad student textbooks on physics, astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. Note these are not recommendations.
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High school to grad student level textbooks on all topics of mathematics. Note these are not recommendations.
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What do you think about Gary Bowman's rather descriptive book "Essential Quantum Mechanics"?
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Is Dirac's The Principles of Quantum Mechanics the best physics book since the Principia? Thanks
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