This is an entertaining and free
e-book in six pdf files on physics – the science
Explore the motion of wheels, birds, lightning, planets, light and empty space itself!
Be fascinated by the beauty of nature and the concepts of modern physics, from the principle of cosmic laziness – least action – to gauge symmetry!
Order the newest paper edition, in black an white, delivered to your home, here on lulu.com. Read the volumes online at the botton of this page.
The last volume presents, in contrast to the previous ones, a research topic; it tells how to complete the climbing of Motion Mountain. For more details, see the research page.
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iPad and iPhone reading of the pdf files is possible in the browser, with the free Adobe Reader or with PDF Reader Pro Edition. On the Samsung Galaxy and the ASUS Transformer running Android 4, the pdf files can be read normally with any pdf viewer app.
Translations: the three volumes on mechanics, heat, relativity and electricity are available in French, due to the fantastic effort of Benoît Clénet. Special relativity is available in Spanish, in German and in Italian. The section on mechanics is partially available in Russian.
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Motion Mountain - The Adventure of Physics, is an e-book in
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