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Physics for Everyone – Book 1 – Physical Bodies

After describing the series Physics for Everyone, and writing about Book 2, Book 3, Book 4 we finally come to Book 1 of the series, namely Physical Bodies. From the preface Kitagorodsky recalls After many years I decided to return … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 2 – Molecules

Continuing from Physics for Everyone, Book 3 and Book 4 we now come to the Book 2 in the series, namely Molecules. The story of Book 1 and Book 2 is quite interesting. They were initially written as a single … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 3 – Electrons

I remind the reader again that this is not a formal textbook. It was written for the layman, and its purpose is to render physics intelligible to the nonspecialized reader. A. I. Kitaigorodsky in Preface of Book 3 In continuation … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 4 – Photons and Nuclei

In one of the previous post I had mentioned about a series of books by Lev Landau and A. I. Kitaigorodsky. In Books 1 and 2 both Landau and Kitaigorodsky are authors. But Book 3 and 4 are written by … Continue reading

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Buy New Mir Books Now!

Yes! This is a once in a lifetime chance!! You can see the catalog of Mir books  that Rajan has on his website: Some of the titles are quite rare and are reasonably priced. I have recently purchased some books … Continue reading

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Physics For Everyone

The great Lev Landau along with Alexander I. Kitaigorodsky published a volume on popular physics titled Physics for Everyone. This one volume was later expanded into 4 volumes by Kitaigorodosky. Title Author Year Pages Physics for Everyone: Motion, Heat L. … Continue reading

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