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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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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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I am looking for a textbook that gives a good description of the cosmic rays hitting the Earth. Do you have any...
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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...
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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
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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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Hi, I am trying to learn maths at home and was wondering if anyone knew of any series(or group of books that you...
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Where I can read about Bohmian interpretation of QM? I need a good , solid book.
Sep13-11 10:15 AM
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Hey all. I was hoping that Mathwonk might be able to comment on these. I found these SMSG preliminary texts via...
Sep2-11 06:19 PM
mathwonk
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Hi, I am a grade 11 student preparing for the IIT-JEE. I would like to know about some good books on...
Sep5-11 12:43 PM
Philip Wood
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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
carlosbgois
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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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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
brocks
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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
fss
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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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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
kuahji
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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
xristy
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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
Kal-El
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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
Soca fo so
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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
mathwonk
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ok, so I'm about to start a computer science degree course. One of the entry requirements for mathematics is a C or...
Aug28-11 09:35 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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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
Lavabug
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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
Daverz
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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
Vorde
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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
jjustinn
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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 am currently studying Vladimir A. Zorich's Mathematical Analysis 1 book. Can anyone suggest me a complementary...
Sep9-11 04:00 PM
brocks
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Can you tell me books of math problems solved? or pages (universities etc) where they solved exercises of books...
Sep5-11 02:04 PM
eraldcoil
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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
ashnek
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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
serverxeon
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I'm just starting my first semester of Calculus and am wondering why there are so many versions of this book. I've...
Sep8-11 10:03 AM
djh101
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well, i know there must be a different between them with the word "EXTENDED" here is my problem, my class required...
Sep7-11 10:25 PM
wildplace
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I'm looking for a very brief (1-2 pg) summary of the realism/anti-realism debate in the philosophy of science which...
Sep8-11 01:43 PM
mishima
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I am going to start my third year of a theoretical physics degree but have always had an interest in pure mathematics...
Sep8-11 04:37 PM
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I am going through the Edexcel GCE Physics book myself, and I want to ask whether the HSW sections will be tested or...
Sep11-11 03:35 PM
Monster92
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guys i have a humble request i really need a very good to understand network theory more specifically i need a...
Sep13-11 04:01 AM
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Hi guys. I have reached 5.th semester of my bachelors degree and I am not too thrilled with my timetable. I already...
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