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Someone needs to mention the important stuff Tor Send a noteboard - 01/04/2011 09:21:48 PM

If you could only hand on one book that has already been handed on to you, which would it be?


Probably something like Euclid's The Elements. Or just about any good introduction to calculus published in the 70s. The calculus would probably be more useful to the future generations.


If you had to choose one book among the books published in your lifetime, which would it be?

University Physics by Young and Freedman, 13th edition. (As it happens, even though this was supposed to be the book I found myself, it was quite literally handed to me by Freedman himself, after he had signed it, just last week.)
Fram kamerater!
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