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The Character of Physical Law (Penguin Press Scien&hellip by Richard Feyman
20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
This is basically transcripts of a series of lectures given by Feynman. As such they are informal in style, but also relaxed on things such as sentence structure an punctuation. I'm not just being picky because this led to me having trouble reading some of the passages, they're not impenetrable, just not to his usual high standard.
The content however is good. I have read a few of his books and I wouldn't rate this amongst his best work. Usually he puts a new slant on ideas, presenting them in a way which gives fresh insights, but that isn't so evident here. He did introduce a couple of new concepts to me, like the equivalence of the symmetries and conservation laws, and how orbits can… Read more
The Original ~ Nubreed
The Original ~ Nubreed
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Original, 23 Nov 2004
I would like to say that this album improves with listening, but I fear that may put some people off, as it is usually a euphemism for being a bit dull. That is not the case here though, I loved this the first time I heard it, but it keeps getting better. On first listening certain tracks stand out, most notably 'Quorious', just because they are so powerful. I thought that the rest af the album would just be fillers to keep the pace moving, but that is not the case at all, there are some gems in there, and a wide variety of styles too. The first track, for instance, starts out sounding sounding like Sasha on his wierder days, with airy synths and high melody, but appears to rip itself apart… Read more