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A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down

Why everything we think about fundamental physical laws needs to change, and why the greatest mysteries of physics are not at the ends of the universe but as close as the nearest ice cube or grain of salt.

Not since Richard Feynman has a Nobel Prize-winning physicist written with as much panache as Robert Laughlin does in this revelatory and essential book. Laughlin proposes nothing less than a new way of understanding fundamental laws of science. In this age of superstring theories and Big-Bang cosmology, we're used to thinking of the unknown as being impossibly distant from our everyday lives…

Submitted:Dec 26, 2005
Author:Robert B. Laughlin
Brand:Basic Books
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5 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 26, 2005

Reinventing Physics

"In the search for a "theory of everything," scientists scrutinize ever-smaller components of the universe..."


Physics for Scientists and Engineers (with PhysicsNOW and InfoTrac )

This best-selling, calculus-based text is recognized for its carefully crafted, logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, Sixth Edition, maintains the Serway traditions of concise writing for the students, carefully thought-out problem sets and worked examples, and evolving educational pedagogy. This edition introduces a new co-author, Dr. John Jewett, at Cal Poly – Pomona, known best for his teaching awards and his role in the recently published PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, Third Edition, also written with Ray Serway…

Submitted:Dec 19, 2005
Author:Raymond A. Serway
Brand:Brooks Cole
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10 diggs • 1 comment • Dec 19, 2005

Love Phyiscs? Here's the book for you!

This is the book we use in my college Physics classes. If you are interested in physics and want reliable information, it is recommendable, and you can get it for under $60.