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Two Modern Physics Books

  • Thread starter ramollari
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What do you think on the value of these two entertaining books on Modern Physics by George Gamov: "Mr Tompkins in paperback" and "One, Two, Three...Infinity". They make the modern concepts like special and general relativity, quantum physics, 4D space, etc., very understandable for beginners.


I hear "One, Two, Three... Infinity" is a great read. Although i haven't read it myself.

What level of beginner is this? Beginner as in Undergraduate Study, or as in anyone interested?


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The Mister Tomkins books are entertaining introductions. They won't teach you any real SR or QM but they make real the quantum and relativistic weirdness.

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