QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter


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In QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter Richard P. Feynman explains, in his lucid and witty style, the revolutionary scientific theory that won him the Nobel Prize. Quantum electrodynamics - or QED for short - is the theory that explains how light and electrons interact, and in doing so illuminates the deepest and most complex mysteries of the world around us. Thanks to Richard Feynman and his colleagues, who won the Nobel Prize for their groundbreaking work in this area, it is also one of the rare parts of ...

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Richard F

Nov 11, 2014

Feynman's voice

This is a book for a thoughtful lay reader, but to an amazing degree it presents the voice of a great theoretical physicist. One expects the best when Feynman is involved, and here one gets, as usual, more than the best.

William R

Dec 22, 2011

A Consumate Explainer

Richard Feynman's success as a scientist consisted of many accomplishments, not the least of which is to express his thoughts in lucid and efficient prose. For anyone interested in understanding how photons interact with electrons, this is must reading.

Allen G

Sep 22, 2011

A pleasant, easy explanation

An almost conversational discussion of one of the most difficult problems in physics and the nature of matter.

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