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Physics Textbooks


This week we’re featuring physics textbooks that are available for free download under Creative Commons licenses:

The Light and Matter series of introductory physics textbooks, as implied by its title, has a story line built around light and matter. The outlines of Discover Physics and Simple Nature are based on conservation laws.

The author states reasons why the books are available for free, encourages reporting of errors and sharing of problem sets, and keeps track of schools adopting the titles as textbooks.

Posted 17 July 2003