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Sidney Coleman Lectures Free on the Net

  1. Mar 23, 2008 #1


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  3. Mar 24, 2008 #2
    I suppose these videos can't be downloaded since they are streaming. Anyone know how to download them?
  4. May 22, 2008 #3
    I love how he pauses to light up a smoke a couple minutes into the first lecture. Times have changed! It is right after his joke about stealing library books, where he demonstrates he has a laugh worthy of a world class physicist. I hadn't heard of him before, but it appears he was well loved and had a reputation as a great lecturer. It is beyond my level, but fun to watch.

    edit: to download, use Firefox with DownloadHelper addon, to save to .flv file which can be played with VLC or ZoomPlayer
  5. Oct 12, 2008 #4
    Thanks. I figured that on my own soon after I made that post in march.
  6. Jan 9, 2010 #5
    I used to use opera (i'm a mac user) till I read this topic. Now, just because of that DownloadHelper add-on, I returned to Firefox :D
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