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Published: 11 July 2017

272 Pages | 52

8.5 x 5.4 inches

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