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## Main Question or Discussion Point

By STEM I mean science, technology, engineering and math. By a bible, I mean a book which is comprehensive, big and heavy (both physically and intellectually), authoritative, and generally highly respected in the community as the standard book that contains more-or-less everything one needs to know about the subject.

The examples in physics are:

- general physics:

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (3 volumes)

- classical mechanics:

H. Goldstein et al, Classical Mechanics

- classical electromagnetism:

J.D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics

- general relativity:

C.W Misner, K.S. Thorne and J.A. Wheeler, Gravitation

- quantum mechanics:

Surprisingly, I don't know which of the standard QM textbooks would deserve this title.

- quantum information and computation:

M.A. Nielsen and I.L. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information

- quantum field theory:

the old testament: S. Weinberg, The Quantum Theory of Fields Volume I

the new testament: S. Weinberg, The Quantum Theory of Fields Volume II

(There is also the Volume III on supersymmetry, but it does not have such a high reputation.)

What are your examples?

The examples in physics are:

- general physics:

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (3 volumes)

- classical mechanics:

H. Goldstein et al, Classical Mechanics

- classical electromagnetism:

J.D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics

- general relativity:

C.W Misner, K.S. Thorne and J.A. Wheeler, Gravitation

- quantum mechanics:

Surprisingly, I don't know which of the standard QM textbooks would deserve this title.

- quantum information and computation:

M.A. Nielsen and I.L. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information

- quantum field theory:

the old testament: S. Weinberg, The Quantum Theory of Fields Volume I

the new testament: S. Weinberg, The Quantum Theory of Fields Volume II

(There is also the Volume III on supersymmetry, but it does not have such a high reputation.)

What are your examples?

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