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Published: 11 May 2017

288 Pages | 52


ISBN: 9780198743040

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The Lazy Universe

An Introduction to the Principle of Least Action

Jennifer Coopersmith

  • Explains why the Principle works
  • Explains why potential energy has a minus sign
  • Carefully chosen analogies and figures
  • Worked examples to aid understanding
  • Cultural and philosophical reference points

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