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    DescriptionThe whole thing was basically an experiment, Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning a book that has remained a definitive introduction to physics for decades. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynmans lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. Now, we are reintroducing the printed books to the trade, fully corrected, for the first time ever, and in collaboration with Caltech. Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading, not just for students of physics but for anyone seeking an introduction to the field from the inimitable Feynman.

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    Feynman Lectures on Physics
    The New Millennium Edition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard P. Feynman, By (author) Robert B. Leighton, By (author) Matthew Sands
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1552
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Thickness: 89 mm
    Weight: 4,627 g
    ISBN 13: 9780465023820
    ISBN 10: 0465023827

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: PH
    DC22: 530
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Libri: ENGM4560
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.4
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000
    Abridged Dewey: 530
    LC classification: QC
    B&T Approval Code: A53010000
    Libri: PHYS1001
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16420
    Thema V1.0: PH
    Edition statement
    New Millennium ed.
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    27 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Richard P. Feynman was Richard Chace Tolman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology. He was awarded the 1965 Nobel Prize for his work on the development of quantum field theory. He was also one of the most famous and beloved figures of the twentieth century, both in physics and as a public intellectual.