Synopses & Reviews
Basic Books is proud to announce the final two volumes of the complete audio CD collection of the late Richard P. Feynmans lectures, originally delivered to his physics students at the California Institute of Technology and later fashioned by the author into his classic textbook Lectures on Physics. Completing the set of audio lectures, volume 20 includes three lectures never previously released to the public. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einsteins general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Fenymans lectures on physics stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.
Eagerly awaited by scientists and academics worldwide, the final volumes of Feynmans landmark Lectures on Physicsincluding previously unreleased lectures
About the Author
The late 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 in the public arena.