Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Qed by Richard P. Feynman

Quantum electrodynamics - or QED, for short - is the revolutionary theory that explains how light and electrons interact. Thanks to Richard Feynman and his colleagues, who won the Nobel Prize for their ground-breaking work in this area, it is also one of the rare parts of physics that is known for sure, a theory that has stood the test of time. In these entertaining and witty lectures Feynman uses everyday examples to explain the deepest and most complex mysteries of the world around us, in the definitive introduction to QED.

Buy Qed by Richard P. Feynman from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780140125054
ISBN-10: 0140125051
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 135mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Mar-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Qed by Richard P. Feynman

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Qed book by Richard P. Feynman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Richard P. Feynman

Richard P Feynman was one of this century's most brilliant theo-retical physicists and original thinkers. Born in Far Rockaway, New York, in 1918 he studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he graduated with a BS in 1939. He went on to Princeton and received his Ph.D. in 1942 During the war years he worked at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. He became Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cornell University, where he worked with Hans Bethe. He all but rebuilt the theory of quantum electrodynamics and high-energy physics and it was for this work that he shared the Nobel Prize in 1965. Feynman was a visiting professor at the California Institute of Technology in 1950, where he later accepted a permanent faculty appointment, and became Richard Chace Tolman Professor of Theo-retical Physics in 1959. He had an extraordinary ability to communicate his science to audiences at all levels, and was a well--known and popular lecturer. Richard Feynman died in 1988 after a long illness. Freeman Dyson of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, called him `the most original mind of his generation', while in its obiturary The New York Times described him as `arguably the most brilliant, iconoclastic and influential of the postwar generation of theoretical physicists'. A number of collections and adaptations of his

Books By Richard P. Feynman

Quotable Feynman by Richard P. Feynman
Hardback, September 2015
$53.99
QED by Richard P. Feynman
Paperback, October 2014
$32.73
Exercises for the Feynman Lectures on Physics by Richard P. Feynman
Paperback, August 2014
$31.50
Feynman's Tips on Physics by Richard P. Feynman
Paperback, January 2013
$29.34