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Physics Book Recomendations

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    I'm looking for some books to read that can help me with Physics A Level course and, not textbooks but more general books so I can widen my knowledge of Physics and talk about them in my personal statement, also for personal enjoyment fiction/non fiction etc
    I really want to do Physics at uni so any recommendations would be really helpful
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    :wizard: put this in physics for you
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    Surely you're joking Mr Feynman is pretty enjoyable imo
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    (Original post by mabelxxx)
    I'm looking for some books to read that can help me with Physics A Level course and, not textbooks but more general books so I can widen my knowledge of Physics and talk about them in my personal statement, also for personal enjoyment fiction/non fiction etc
    I really want to do Physics at uni so any recommendations would be really helpful
    Hello there,

    Here is a good list: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...hysics_Reading
    This article is separated into sections, so you can choose a book which fits your specific interests.

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    Most Secret War, R V Jones
    Carrying the Fire, Michael Collins
    Surely you're Joking Mr Feynman

    Some good starting points. The first is my favourite.
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    What books would you recommend for undergrads (I'm just going into 4th year)?
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    Big Bang by Simon Singh?
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    (Original post by mabelxxx)
    I'm looking for some books to read that can help me with Physics A Level course and, not textbooks but more general books so I can widen my knowledge of Physics and talk about them in my personal statement, also for personal enjoyment fiction/non fiction etc
    I really want to do Physics at uni so any recommendations would be really helpful
    Seven brief lessons on physics
    anything by Richard Feynman (Six easy pieces is good)
    In search of shrodinger's cat
    Three roads to quantum gravity (both a little outdated but still worth a read)
 
 
 
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