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The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe

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Ask HN: Are there books for mathematics like Feynman's lectures on physics?

jfarlow: a kind primer on where the math comes from, as it applies to physics. Kind of a philosophical walkthrough of how math applies to physics. It is nowhere near as concise as Feynman's lectures, but it does complement them pretty well, while getting more into the math, and why the math is needed to describe various aspects of physical reality.

Ask HN: What book changed your life in 2014?

nilkn: This has been a really refreshing book for me to read. I studied mathematics in college but haven't really exercised that part of my brain since graduating and working as a programmer. ...