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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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Hello. What's the best edition of Jackson's Classical Electrodynamics? Thank you.
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Hello, I'm using this book: Linear Algebra with Applications by Jeffrey Holt for my first course in Linear Algebra....
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What introductory calculus textbook do you recommend? Is Spivak's book good or is it too hard? What about Ron Larson's?
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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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I've finished physics but I'd like to have a certain kind of book. I have this book about math (click the link.) ...
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Anyone know any good engineering books on transmission electron microscopy?
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I would like to start a thread in which we would post books and notable articles/papers by great...
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Hey, I'm currently a senior in HS attending Elementary Calculus with a decent grade (B+). I recently had an epiphany...
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I am starting to review to go back to grad school. One topic I didn't feel like I did so hot in as an undergrad is...
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What would be a good mechanics book after K&K that includes Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics? Also, would...
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I've been thinking about this for around 7 months now, which is way too much; Munkres seems like the "typical"...
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Hi guys, I'm trying to study the functional approach to quantization in QFT. The QFT books seem to often "sweep...
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Hey guys I've been thinking for the summer I'd like to get a bit of an introduction to QM. I'll be doing research so...
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i want this book- can anyone help me? Vandenbosch, R. and J. R. Huizenga. Nuclear Fission, Academic, New York, 1973.
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Hello there. So, I am new to physics. All I know about it is what I heard on school. I am looking for a book that...
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I don't know if this is the right section for my question . Can you recommend me some good books on the field of :...
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I will be needing to pick up a nuclear physics book one of these days. Krane seems to be a pretty popular...
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