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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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I have finished an introductory book Space, Time and Quanta by Robert L. Mills but the book contains only Part I and...
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I am currently in Calc II and am curious if anyone has any recommendations for a physics book that is less trig based...
Jan26-12 03:53 AM
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Can you recommend me a good accompanying book on a wide range of topics that include: the nature and propagation of...
Jan26-12 03:01 PM
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Im looking for a more difficult linear algebra book, more analytical with proofs and whatnot, but not too difficult...
Jan26-12 09:39 PM
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Jan28-12 10:43 AM
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Hello people, I want to refresh my Precalculus using James Stewart's book but I got a question about the exercises....
Jan28-12 11:37 AM
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Basically I couldn't understand Maxwell's equations during my college days mainly because I didn't understand...
Jan28-12 10:40 PM
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I am looking for a book that develops problem-solving techniques which help develop individual and unique methods to...
Jan29-12 02:29 PM
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Jan31-12 01:15 PM
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Hey there people, I've got a fascination with the sciences, especially Physics. In a year or two I'll have the time to...
Feb1-12 05:20 PM
Luke101
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Hi Does anybody know of a good book on cavity QED? It seems that most books only have a small part of a couple of...
Feb2-12 02:53 AM
Niles
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You must have worked with some (books, lecture notes or internet materials) which make you master new topics. Could...
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What would be your go-to textbook for Classical Mechanics at the undergraduate level? It must also cover the...
Feb2-12 08:33 PM
cesaruelas
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Hi all, I would like some recommendations for thermodynamics. It's my first course in thermo. I'm currently using :...
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Dear Fellows, I am new in this field of thermo elasticity, and having some problem in understanding the basics of...
Feb4-12 12:29 PM
adnan jahan
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Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone had any suggestions of more-mathematically-rigorous textbooks on Lie...
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Hi, so at the moment i'm in what we call Secondary School in England - i'm not to sure what this is in America and...
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Hey guys. Seeing that the Calculus textbooks of Apostol and Spivak have been mentioned and recommended numerous times...
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im thinking on buying one of the two books: 1)Mathematical Physics- by sadri hassani. 2)Mathematical Methods For...
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I'm an undergraduate with interest in theoretical particle physics. No course available in QFT. I have background in...
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Can anyone recommend a good calculus book that starts from the very begining and also explains the theory behind...
Feb7-12 07:34 PM
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Hi, I have currently working knowledge of basic QFT and Renormalization Group, I digested the first two parts of...
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IRobot
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Our chemistry book is a good text book. It explains things well and in depth. The problem I have with it, however, is...
Feb10-12 12:49 AM
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Hi, I need two book recommendations for each of the following, one classical (i.e. covers the subject in detail,...
Feb13-12 06:51 AM
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I want to find books or published articles authored by famous physicists or mathematicians. This is not because I'm...
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Pick your favorite spivak/apostol/courant/best calculus book thread and sticky it.
Feb16-12 12:52 AM
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Thanks to great feedback, I've updated my attempt to: Pull out the minimal set of math and physics ideas, backed up...
Feb16-12 01:55 AM
aalaniz
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Hello. What are some good books for learning cosmology? I know GR (At the level of Schutz) And /some/ QFT. So...How...
Feb18-12 08:18 AM
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Feb19-12 05:55 AM
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Hello, I've recently became extremely interested in physics. I was originally hoping to do maths at university but...
Feb19-12 09:14 AM
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Hi, I am currently taking real analysis(undergraduate course), and am using the book "Introduction to Real...
Feb19-12 03:15 PM
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Does anybody know of some kind of treasure trove of physics problems? Imagine you were a physics teacher writing a...
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