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QED - The Strange Theory of Light and Matter (Penguin Press Science) Paperback – 29 Mar 1990

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  • Paperback: 164 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; New Edition edition (29 Mar. 1990)
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • ISBN-10: 0140125051
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140125054
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 117 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,897 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Quantum electrodynamics - or QED for short - is the 'strange theory' that explains how light and electrons interact. Thanks to Richard Feynman, it is also one of the rare parts of physics that is known for sure. In this lucid set of lectures, Feynman provides the definitive introduction to QED. 'It is a book to enlighten' - "Mail on Sunday". 'Marvellous...a vivid introduction to QED leavened and enlivened by his wit. Anyone with a curiosity about physics today should buy it' - "Nature".

About the Author

Richard P. Feynman (1918-1988) was one of this century's most brilliant theoretical physicists and original thinkers. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1965 for his work on QED. Books by Feynman in Penguin include The Character of Physical Law (1992, 36,000 copies), Six Easy Pieces (1998, 27,000 copies, and Six Not-So-Easy Pices (1999, 10,000 copies).


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