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Einstein – Kuznetsov

In last few posts, we have seen two books on Einstein and his work (Albert Einstein’s Philosophical Views and The Theory of Relativity and¬†Einstein and the philosophical problems of 20th-century physics). In this post, we will see yet another book … Continue reading

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Clocks and Watches – Dlugolensky

In this post, we will see the book¬†Clocks and Watches by Yakov Dlugolensky. The book as the title suggests is about clocks and watches and time. We explore the variety of clocks and stories behind them. The book is amazingly … Continue reading

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A Call for Covers…

I would like all of you to contribute to our collection of covers of books. Many times it happens that the book is there, but the outer cover is missing. Most of the covers found on the internet are thumbnail … 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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Popular Science Books – 1

In this post I am highlighting some of the books in the popular science series published by Mir. The time of publication is from late 60s to early 70s. The books are in varied subjects and disciplines and the reason … Continue reading

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