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High school to grad student textbooks on physics, astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. Note these are not recommendations.
Aug13-14 07:32 AM Fredrik 
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High school to grad student level textbooks on all topics of mathematics. Note these are not recommendations.
Aug24-14 11:23 AM mathwonk 
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Aug20-11 08:19 PM
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Aug21-11 02:01 PM
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Hi, I'm looking for a book about epistemology and another about logic. But preferably books that aren't too technical,...
Aug22-11 04:16 PM
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Hi, I'm looking for a book to teach physics to mathematicians with the ultimate goal of understanding how the...
Aug22-11 08:05 PM
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I'm mainly looking for how "real" life properties are explained. I'm looking for a book on the properties of matter. ...
Aug22-11 09:27 PM
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The main textbook for my calculus course is much easier to grasp than Spivak's, and I may be in risk of getting...
Aug22-11 11:11 PM
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Has anyone read the book, "Group Theory in Physics, Volume 1: An Introduction" - Cornwell? It looks good on rough...
Aug23-11 03:23 AM
WiFO215
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So I'm looking for a decent book which I can use as a reference for now (and hopefully at some point read all the way...
Aug23-11 09:40 PM
jk
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Hi everyone, I'm an undergraduate student. A professor just signed me up to do a research project (my first) this...
Aug25-11 12:06 AM
osnarf
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Please suggest books that should be read by student learning physics..The book must promote scientific inquiry and...
Aug25-11 01:04 PM
hamsterpower7
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Hi all folks. Do any know a good book that describes physics with pictures? I want a standard book, not university,...
Aug25-11 04:12 PM
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I'll be a first year graduate student this year, & will be taking the basic E&M, Mechanics, & QM. My question is,...
Aug25-11 04:55 PM
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I have been self studying this book by Mary L.Boas for a while which is a treat to study for its great depth. However,...
Aug26-11 06:30 AM
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I'm looking for a book that approaches it from preferably a physics slant (in terms of invariance, conserved...
Aug26-11 11:40 PM
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I am a high school student studying physics,I am very interested in physics. Since my teacher is teaching very very...
Aug26-11 11:42 PM
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Has anyone here read Quantum Fields and Strings: A Course for Mathematicians vol 1 and/or vol 2? I was thinking about...
Aug27-11 10:05 AM
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I am a sophomore at Penn State and I am taking Calculus for the second time, I didn't fail the first time, but I...
Aug27-11 11:00 AM
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Aug28-11 09:35 PM
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I'm putting together a list to hopefully help those who are seeking a textbook to use. Please feel free to offer...
Aug29-11 12:08 PM
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Hello all, I know this might be a redundant question. I started my graduate mechanics course tonight and we will be...
Aug30-11 03:45 PM
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Hi , I'm learning mathematical Physics on my own .but there is a problem that there are no solutions presented for...
Aug31-11 06:39 PM
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Is there any important reason to buy the newest edition? Or is it just a business scheme? For example the...
Sep2-11 09:47 AM
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which could be the best textbook of physics for competitive exams i mean for medical and engineering entrances. Is...
Sep3-11 08:02 AM
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I'm looking for something like a books filled with theorems not typically covered in textbooks. For example Viete's...
Sep3-11 09:43 AM
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Hello, I tried to read Feynman's book: Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals but it is so difficult. Is it a really...
Sep4-11 02:54 PM
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Hi every one, can somebody recommend me good calculus textbook for self teaching. I am currently reviewing pre...
Sep4-11 10:00 PM
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After reading the introduction of Jackson's Classical Electrodynamics, I found out about Whittaker's history of...
Sep4-11 11:53 PM
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Sep5-11 12:43 PM
Philip Wood
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Sep5-11 02:04 PM
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I found between my family's books (cousins mostly) 4 books for fluid mechanics, and since next semester i ll be taking...
Sep5-11 02:04 PM
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Can anyone recommend a good text to learn the maths behind fractal geometry? I've written a simple program to generate...
Sep6-11 06:35 AM
Adyssa
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Like one which covers all the problems in the original book? So far i only come across one which is for 6th ed, or a...
Sep7-11 01:54 AM
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yo. today I got "quantum mechanics demystified", and I heard it has a lot of typos. Can you list them all for me...
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