April 23rd, 2013
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April 4th, 2013
The mathematician Niels Abel (1802 – 1829) said that his knowledge of mathematics came from reading papers by Euler, Gauss, and other great mathematicians. As he put it, “I learned from the masters, not their pupils”.
If one wanted to use Abel’s philosophy for physics, the logical place to start would be The Feynman Lectures on Physics.Read the rest of this entry »