[Feynman, Richard] Goodstein, David L. / Goodstien, Judith R.
Feynman’s Lost Lecture – The Motion of Planets Around the Sun.
New York / London, W.W. Norton & Company, 1996. 15 cm x 21.5 cm. 191 pages. Several diagrams and some black and white photgraphs and plates throughout. One CD to accompany book. Original Hardcover book and CD in boxset. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear on box. Book in close to new condition. CD in very good condition also with only minor signs of wear. This version of the publication is now Out of print.
“For thirty years this brilliant and seminal lecture lay dormant in the Caltech archieves. Now, in this book, Feynman’s lost lecture has been reconstructed and explained in meticulus detail, together with a history of ideas of the planets’ motions” (from rear flap)
Includes for example the following essays: From Capernicus to Newton / Feynman: A Reminiscence / Feynman’s Proof of the Law of Ellipses / “The Motion of Planets Around the Sun” (March 13, 1964) etc.
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