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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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My community college is requiring us to use Stewart's Calculus 7th editon (california custome ED.). I emailed the...
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Leonard Suskind's new book on Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum is now available. I bought a copy at the...
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Anyone know any good engineering books on transmission electron microscopy?
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