Edwin F. Taylor

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Edwin F. Taylor is an American physicist known for his contributions to the teaching of physics. Taylor was editor of the American Journal of Physics, and is author of several introductory books to physics. In 1998 he was awarded the Oersted Medal for his contributions to the teaching of physics.

Taylor holds a PhD in physics from Harvard University, and spent most of his academic career at the Department of Physics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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  • Edwin F. Taylor, Introductory Mechanics. John Wiley & Sons Inc (1963).
  • Edwin F. Taylor, Notes on Introductory Relativity (1963).
  • Edwin F. Taylor and John Archibald Wheeler, Spacetime Physics, New York, W. H. Freeman and Co., Second edition (1992).
  • Edwin F. Taylor and John Archibald Wheeler, Exploring Black Holes: Introduction to General Relativity, Addison Wesley Longman (2000).
  • Edwin F. Taylor and John Archibald Wheeler, Scouting black holes: Exploring general relativity with calculus
  • Edwin F. Taylor, Desmystifying Quantum Mechanics.
  • A.P. French and Edwin F. Taylor, An Introduction to Quantum Physics (MIT Introductory Physics Series, 1979).
  • Edwin F. Taylor, Go critical: A retrospective study of the MIT Education Research Center, 1960-1973.

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