Friday, May 13, 2011

Book Deal

Today I received the executed book deal for my collaboration with Leonard Susskind on the book Theoretical Minimum: Classical Mechanics. The book will be published by Basic Books. We have until January of 2012 to finish it, but don't be surprised if we finish early.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Book News

Leonard Susskind and I have now signed a contract with Basic Books for the Theoretical Minimum: Classical Mechanics. This book is contracted to be completed by January of 2012 (don't be surprised if it is finished before then).

Monday, May 9, 2011

Check Out the Research Log on MAST

There is a research log that allows you to view our research as we conduct it. You can find it at:

Sunday, May 8, 2011

More Fun With Tensors

Tensor Session 2
More Examples from David McMahon’s Book, “Relativity DeMysified”
Example 2-4

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Fun With Tensors

Fun with Tensors
George E. Hrabovsky
James Firmiss
Example 2-3 from David McMahon’s book Relativity Demystified.
Given the line element
we seek to find the metric tensors for raising and lowering indices for vectors and one-forms. We begin by noting that the metric tensor is symmetrical,