If you ever regretted not taking physics in college—or simply want to know how to think like a physicist—this is the book for you. In this bestselling introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hacker-scientist George Hrabovsky offer a first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur. Challenging, lucid, and concise, The Theoretical Minimum provides a tool kit for amateur scientists to learn physics at their own pace.
Leonard Susskind has been the Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics at Stanford University since 1978. He lives in Palo Alto, California.
George Hrabovsky is the president of Madison Area Science and Technology (MAST), a nonprofit organization dedicated to scientific and technological research and education. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.