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  1. Feb 5, 2015 #1
    Feel free to add your own links to free books. Let me know if there are broken links or copyright issues.
    Astronomy and Astrophysics
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  4. Feb 8, 2015 #3


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    Hi Greg, the 3rd link's broken. Please, delete it altogether, because a newer link on the same website leads to a scanned copy of a book under copyright. (Schutz - A first course in General Relativity).

    There are other broken links:
    • http://www.mhtlab.uwaterloo.ca/courses/ece309/lectures/pdffiles/summary_ch1.pdf [Broken]1
    • http://www.mhtlab.uwaterloo.ca/courses/ece309/lectures/pdffiles/summary_ch1.pdf [Broken]
    This link here contains again a scanned copy of a book under copyright:
    * Introduction to Quantum Mechanics - John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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  5. Feb 14, 2015 #4
    Thanks, so many books.

    Any priority on them?

    Am just a begineer.
    Top 10 would be great.
    Like the David Letterman.
  6. Feb 14, 2015 #5
    Thanks mate!
  7. Mar 24, 2015 #6
    Thank you very much.
  8. Apr 5, 2015 #7
    Thank you.
  9. Apr 11, 2015 #8
    Thank you so much!
  10. May 5, 2015 #9
    Thanks for the access to free books! I am just new here and I wish I should have know PF much sooner. I am sure this would benefit a lot of people especially the Physics educators and students. Thanks again!
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  12. May 31, 2015 #11
    Absolutely awesome! Glad I caught this thread on the homepage... off to work on calculus.Thanks a million!
  13. Jun 18, 2015 #12
    This isnt a textbook but science-lounge.co.uk is a new science revision website which is being built. It allows you to read topics as they complete them. Not all the syllabus is there yet but the ones which have been written up are quite helpful.
  14. Jul 13, 2015 #13
    Thanks for the links the books are cool, right now ejoying reading Discover Physics!
  15. Jul 30, 2015 #14
    Thanks for the free books lol saved me a ton of time and money! :)
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  17. Aug 11, 2015 #16

    While these two aren't free textbooks as per se, they do an excellent job covering differential geometry aspects in particle physics with a good section on relativity in the second link.

    http://arxiv.org/abs/0810.3328 A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics
    http://arxiv.org/abs/0908.1395 part 2

    Linde included his textbook into the arxiv archive, though older it still has good info.

    http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0503203.pdf "Particle Physics and Inflationary Cosmology" by Andrei Linde

    This link is handy on GR, he covers numerous examples of varying metrics and various artifacts of coordinate choices.

    http://www.blau.itp.unibe.ch/newlecturesGR.pdf "Lecture Notes on General Relativity" Matthias Blau

    This site does an excellent job on simplifying various aspects of particles as point like and wavelike, he also has an excellent section on the Higgs field.

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  18. Aug 17, 2015 #17
    Thanks for the books. I've always loved reading books about physics.
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    It's actually a download link. It should open by asking what directory you want to save it under.
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