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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've planned my free time to study Quantum Mechanics. How do I begin? Which books should I use in my self-study? And...
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My situation: I did good in high-school, learned algebra, functions, exp/log functions, limits/continuity,...
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I'm looking for a good book for my teacher. Not a text book or anything, just a good read. I've had her for the...
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Can anybody recommend a good introduction to QFT book? I'm looking for something that just barely classifies as a...
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Hi, I was wondering about your opinions and recommendations on some physics texts, both free and costly. In about a...
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