From the Fledgling Physicist Archives: If Susan Can Learn Physics, So Can You

Originally posted on my blog, here is "If Susan Can Learn Physics, So Can You".

"Like most of us, I had heard throughout my life that math and physics were really difficult. If you weren’t “smart”, you shouldn’t even bother trying to learn either, people would say...That is one of the biggest, most hurtful, and most destructive lies anyone can perpetuate...Anyone can learn physics. Anyone can learn math. Being “good at it” or “smart” is beside the point."

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So You Want to Learn Physics...

Over the past few years, ever since writing "If Susan Can Learn Physics, So Can You", I've been contacted by people from all backgrounds who are inspired and want to learn physics, but don't know where to start, what to learn, what to read, and how to structure their studies...this post is a condensed version of what I've sent to people who have contacted me over the years, outlining what everyone needs to learn in order to really understand physics. 

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