Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Feb 05, Jayanta Sarkar rated it it was amazing. Four decades ago, I once dared to walk into the office of Mr. Aloysius' College, Jabalpur, and there I took his permission to look up his personal library.
There were three attractive red-colored cloth volumes of Lectures in Physics by Richard P. I picked up the first volume and upon a cursory glance, I happened to read this paragraph, in utter admiration and reverence: "A poet once said, 'The whole universe is in a gl Four decades ago, I once dared to walk into the office of Mr. I picked up the first volume and upon a cursory glance, I happened to read this paragraph, in utter admiration and reverence: "A poet once said, 'The whole universe is in a glass of wine.
But it is true that if we look at a glass of wine closely enough we see the entire universe. There are the things of physics: the twisting liquid which evaporates depending on the wind and weather, the reflection in the glass; and our imagination adds atoms. The glass is a distillation of the earth's rocks, and in its composition we see the secrets of the universe's age, and the evolution of stars.
What strange array of chemicals are in the wine? How did they come to be? There are the ferments, the enzymes, the substrates, and the products. There in wine is found the great generalization; all life is fermentation. Nobody can discover the chemistry of wine without discovering, as did Louis Pasteur, the cause of much disease. How vivid is the claret, pressing its existence into the consciousness that watches it! If our small minds, for some convenience, divide this glass of wine, this universe, into parts -- physics, biology, geology, astronomy, psychology, and so on -- remember that nature does not know it!
So let us put it all back together, not forgetting ultimately what it is for. Let it give us one more final pleasure; drink it and forget it all! Feynman I now find that this paragraph has captured hearts all over the globe and, therefore, it is internationally famous. Nov 12, Meena rated it it was amazing Shelves: physics. The most wonderful gift from my brother on my 17th birthday.
At first I didn't realize what I was holding in my hands. But it gradually became clear that this book is a work of genius. Feynman has explained every concept of Physics so beautifully. No wonder these lectures are still cherished by all. Best one to get all the concepts cleared and at the same time, have fun learning about the Physics of the world around us.
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Feynman is one of the reasons I fell in love with Physics. View 1 comment. My notes while reading the book: It's funny that I'm reading this book while I haven't read any medical textbook in full despite being a doctor! Delayed reading it for 2 week ls while I read QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter, which was mentioned in the Preface - I might have read all of Feynman's popular science books by this time all during this year btw.
The textbook is an introductory for science majors and therefore doesn't require prior reading beyond high school science. Style is e My notes while reading the book: It's funny that I'm reading this book while I haven't read any medical textbook in full despite being a doctor! Style is engaging and author makes hard topics easy to grasp. Author doesn't give us ready formulas as has been done in school; he goes through the trouble of explaining how we got them in the first place. While many parts of the book are easy to understand, many other parts are very hard; you have got to be a math genius in order to understand them.
There are no exercises to help see the implications of the equations and how they play out in practice. Feynman's impressions at the beginning about the book being hard for many people are spot on. Intro about Feynman and the history of publication of these volumes. It was planned from the beginning to tape-record the lectures and turn them into a course textbook.
The lectures were given between and before my father was born! The book went through many editions and many corrections were made to it. Imagination as a source of new ideas. Magnify water a billion times to see the oxygen and hydrogen atoms; they are really small, like an apple compared to Earth. Heat as jiggling motion of atoms [billiard balls model of 19th century thermodynamics]. Pressure is propotional to density.
Compression slow increases the temperature and vice versa. Solids, liquids and gasses from the atomic point of view. Solids arranged in crystalline array. Hexagonal arrangement of ice and why its size decreases when it melts.
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Only water and type metal decrease in size when they melt; the remaining increase in size. Helium doesn't become solid even at absolute zero, unless we also increase the pressure. Explains why evaporation leads to increased temperature. Air dissolving into water.
How temperature affects this; not well understood. This produces energy heat , when it is enormous we get flames. The formed molecule is CO or CO2 depending on the amount of oxygen available. Every substance is so form of arrangement of atoms; some more complicated than others.
Detective work i. Why names of molecules are complicated in organic chemistry they have to describe complex arrangements precisely. The atomic hypothesis. Brownian motion. Fundamental physics compared to a chess game rules; just because you understand the rules doesn't mean you understand the reason behind every move, in addition every once in a while we discover new laws, just like casteling in chess. I can't figure how Feynman could criticize philosophy of science when he is truly engaged in it.
Heat and mechanics, electricity magnetism and light, and quantum mechanics of chemistry unified all of chemistry. Can we unify all things? Electromagnetic force is dominant in the atomic level, it is much stronger than gravity. Atic number decides particle properties. History of the development of the atomic models. Electromagnetic field. EM spectrum and frquency. Netwon laws of motion do not apply. Probabilistic nature of QM exact events cannot be predicted, only probabilities can.
Wave particle duality. They had a table based on leptons, mesons and baryons, mass and charge. Here they were still playing with the huge amounts of particles trying to fit them into a table and quarcks are not even mentioned yet]. Chaoter 3: The relationship of physics to over sciences Introduction "If a thing is not a science, is it not necessarily bad.
For example, love is not a science. So if something is said not to be a science, it does not mean that something is wrong with it; it just means that it is not a science. Statistical mechanics. Organic and inorganjc chemistry. Inorganic chemisty is reduced to physical chemisty and quantum chemistry. Organic chemistry to biochemistry to biology or molecular biology. Kerb cycle. Importance of isotopes therefore physics e.
Carbon 12, 13 and 14 to discover the cycle. I too can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more? The vastness of the heavens stretches my imagination - stuck on this carousel my little eye can catch one - million - year - old light. A vast pattern - of which I am a part What is the pattern, or the meaning, or the why? It does not do harm to the mystery to know a little about it. For far more marvelous is the truth than any artists of the past imagined it.
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Why do the poets of the present not speak of it? What men are poets who can speak of Jupiter if he were a man, but if he is an immense spinning sphere of methane and ammonia must be silent? We know the interior of stars better than the interior of Earth. Formation of elements in stars. We don't know much about how brain works. Question about the history of physics, were the laws of pgysics always the same as they are now?
Mentions the problem of turbulent flow as unsolved for over years. Chapter 4: Conservation of energy What is energy? Physics offers no definite answers. We calculate the total and it is always the same. It comes in many forms. Explains this an anology. This is true as long as we are not too far from Earth. Principle of virtual work. Heat energy. This isn't a new form of enegy; it's just kinetic energy-internal motion.
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And now, due to popular demand, Caltech is allowing my colleagues and I to publish the answers and also a sprinkling of example solutions to all the exercises. II and Vol. I , and both were published with answers, which we are copying unchanged, except where they were originally misprinted, whereas the answers and solutions for the Vols. All the figures will be redrawn as well. I can't tell you exactly when the second edition of TIPS will be published, because I don't know yet - there are a number of mitigating factors - but I am hoping it will be sometime this year.
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