Gendou's Reviews > For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time: A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics

For the Love of Physics by Walter Lewin
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Aug 28, 11

bookshelves: physics, non-fiction
Read from August 26 to 28, 2011

This book is so high school.
First three quarters of the book are about basic mechanics.
Fun for a 13-year-old, but I find it dreary.

The detailed description of the history of X-ray astronomy was good.

I love the experiment Lewin does with a heavy, dangerous pendulum loosed from his chin.
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