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Modern Classical Physics


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Kip S. Thorne is the Feynman Professor Emeritus of Theoretical Physics at Caltech. His books include "Gravitation" and "Black Holes and Time Warps". Roger D. Blandford is the Luke Blossom Professor of Physics and the director of the Kavli Institute of Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford University. Both are members of the National Academy of Science.


"Winner of the 2018 PROSE Award in Textbook / Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Association of American Publishers"
"Kip S. Thorne, Co-Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics"
"Roger D. Blandford, Co-Winner of the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Astronomy and Winner of the 2020 Shaw Prize in Astronomy"
"It is a matter for celebration when two illustrious theoreticians such as Kip Thorne and Roger Blandford provide an in-depth description of the fundamentals of classical physics. . . . The sheer amount of material covered and the effort that has gone into condensing it into a single, beautifully produced volume is extraordinarily impressive."---Malcolm Longair, Nature
"A tour through macroscopic physics that features modern treatments of classical topics and insightful treatments of modern ones. . . . Modern Classical Physics is a magnificent achievement."---Edward Witten, Physics Today
"An excellent tool for students and researchers as an introduction to classical subjects usually missing from most modern physics curricula. . . . A valuable reference for physicists about modern approaches of the development and applications of classical physics."---Miguel A. F. Sanjuan, Contemporary Physics

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