• James "The Amazing" Randi Lecture at Princeton: The Search for the Chimera

    James "The Amazing" Randi in his visit to Princeton University in 2001, gives us his classic style of scientific scepticism mixed with his ability to expose the most irritating flaws in our society, and the fakers who push their tricks and gimmicks like a cheap drug. "The Amazing" Randi is the perfect mix of Science and Magic, a true conjurer of visual machinations that can fool our senses while, at the same time, explaining to us how our senses are fooled. In my opinion this is the best example of a "human mind debugger", he gets right into the machinations of analog tricks and sees how our brains mistakenly manifests them as a possible reality. Randi also teaches us that illusion and trickery may be comforting to the human mind, but truth is far much more wonderful as it shows us the ...

    published: 16 Jun 2012
  • Princeton University lecture - "Religion and and Money"

    Dr. DeForest Soaries tells his personal story of how the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. influenced who he is and what he does today. Dr. Soaries describes the evolution from civil rights to financial freedom from the perspective of his 23 year experience as pastor of First Baptist Church in Somerset, NJ. This lecture gives background to his church's response to crass consumerism and propsperity theology.

    published: 20 Oct 2014
  • Lecture 1 — Intro to Crypto and Cryptocurrencies

    First lecture of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course. Course website: https://piazza.com/princeton/spring2015/btctech/home For the full experience, sign up via the link on that page. If you just want the lectures, simply subscribe to this channel. In this lecture (click the time to jump to the section): * Cryptographic hash functions 1:51 * Hash pointers and data structures 20:28 * Digital signatures 29:25 * Public keys as identities 39:04 * A simple cryptocurrency 44:39

    published: 16 Feb 2015
  • Princeton Lecture: Lessons from 30 Years of Innovation at IDEO

    April 23, 2014 - Building your Creative Confidence through Design Thinking: Lessons from 30 Years of Innovation at IDEO. Tim Brown and Tom Kelley of IDEO spoke at Princeton University as part of the G.S. Beckwith Gilbert '63 Lecture Series, hosted by the Keller Center. The talk was moderated by longtime global CEO, innovator and startup coach, Derek Lidow, who currently teaches design and entrepreneurship classes at Princeton. More information: http://bit.ly/1h6XtZY

    published: 05 May 2014
  • Juan Maldacena (Princeton), "Black Holes and the Structure of Spacetime" 03/21/201616

    Harvard Physics Morris Loeb Lecture Series in Physics: March 21, 2016: Colloquium. For more information on Loeb Lectures, see https://www.physics.harvard.edu/events/loeb

    published: 01 Apr 2016
  • Lec 01 - Linear Algebra | Princeton University

    Review sessions given at Princeton University in Spring 2008 by Adrian Banner. To watch the entire course: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGqzsq0erqU7w7ZrTZ-pWWk4-AOkiGEGp

    published: 16 Mar 2013
  • Princeton in Europe Lecture, Diarmaid MacCulloch "What if Arianism had won?"

    The fourth annual Princeton in Europe Lecture -- Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch asks 'What if Arianism had won?' The most noticeable and remarkable thing about Western Europe in what we call the Middle Ages is its cultural and religious unity, united by a common alignment with the Pope in Rome, and a common language for worship and scholarship. Western Europeans tend to take this united medieval phase of their history for granted, but it is unique in human history for a region to be so dominated by a single form of monotheistic religion and its accompanying culture for a thousand-year period. The dominance of the Church which looked to the Bishop of Rome was a freak in human experience, albeit a freak with profound consequences for the present day. With this exercise in counterfact...

    published: 15 Apr 2014
  • Roger Penrose - Fashion, Faith and Fantasy - Lecture 1

    Roger Penrose gave a series of lectures (http://lectures.princeton.edu/2006/roger-penrose/) in Princeton in 2003 with the title: "Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe". Lecture 2 and lecture 3 can be found here: https://mediacentral.princeton.edu/search/searchkeyword/fashion%20faith Penrose summarizes lecture 1 as follows: "This lecture will concentrate on string theory and related ideas such as supersymmetry and the use of higher-dimensional spacetime. I try to assess the extent to which these ideas are based, in the absence of observational support, on plausible physical and mathematical desiderata and to what extent they are basically FASHION driven." In 2016 a related book was published: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10664.html

    published: 15 Oct 2016
  • Lec 02 - Multivariable Calculus | Princeton University

    Attention: Unfortunately, there is no recorded Lecture 1. The course starts with lecture 2. Review sessions given at Princeton University in Fall 2007 by Adrian Banner. To watch entire course, here is the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGqzsq0erqU7h6_bpE-CgJp4iX5aRju28

    published: 06 Mar 2013
  • Dopamine and Sugar Addiction : Bartley G. Hoebel, Professor of Psychology, Princeton

    published: 18 Apr 2016
  • "The Princeton Lecture: The Butterfly Defect", Prof Ian Goldin, FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival

    The Princeton Lecture is part of the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival, the Oxford Martin School is the Festival Ideas Partner Speaker: Professor Ian Goldin, Director, Oxford Martin School and Author Globalisation has brought us vast benefits including growth in incomes, education, innovation and connectivity. Professor Ian Goldin, director of the Oxford Martin School, argues that it also has the potential to destabilise our societies. In The Butterfly Defect: How globalisation creates systemic risks, and what to do about it, to be published in May, he and co-author Mike Mariathasan, Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Vienna, argue that the recent financial crisis is an example of the risks that the world will face in the coming decades. The risks spread across supply...

    published: 28 Mar 2014
  • Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos delivers graduation speech at Princeton University

    Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos gave the Baccalaureate address to Princeton University's Class of 2010. Bezos graduated from Princeton in 1986 with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering. He was introduced by Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman. Bezos spoke to the Class of 2010 about the difference between choices and gifts. Cleverness, Bezos pointed out, is a gift, while being kind to others is a choice. One's character, he suggested, is reflected not in the gifts one is endowed with at birth but rather by the choices one makes over the course of a lifetime. Full transcript here: http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S27/52/51O99/index.xml

    published: 11 Jun 2010
  • Princeton’s F. Duncan Haldane wins Nobel Prize in Physics

    Princeton University professor F. Duncan Haldane was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for his research in condensed matter physics. He spoke about his research and teaching, taught a class and was celebrated at a news conference and reception on campus. (Video by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications) Learn more: http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S47/56/18M20

    published: 05 Oct 2016
  • Nobel lecture: F. Duncan M. Haldane, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2016

    Topological Quantum Matter by F. Duncan M. Haldane Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA F. Duncan M. Haldane delivered his Nobel Lecture on 8 December 2016 at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University.

    published: 11 Dec 2016
  • Albert Einstein in his office at Princeton University

    published: 28 Jun 2014
  • The Standard Model | Lecture 1

    The first in a series of 15 lectures on the standard model of particle physics, given by Paul Langacker of Princeton at the 2013-2014 PSI. This lecture covers the historical background of particle physics. If you're having trouble seeing the board at any point in the lectures, you can check out this pdf with snapshots of the board -- one shot for each change that occurs: http://pirsa.org/pdf/loadpdf.php?pirsa_number=14010008 These are NOT my videos! All rights, credit, etc. go to the Perimeter Institute, which can be found at the website linked to below) would be a nice addition. All the videos come from, and can be downloaded from in various formats and from previous years, the Perimeter Institute (where these lectures took place) website: http://perimeterscholars.org/444.html Before...

    published: 11 Oct 2014
James "The Amazing" Randi Lecture at Princeton: The Search for the Chimera

James "The Amazing" Randi Lecture at Princeton: The Search for the Chimera

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  • Updated: 16 Jun 2012
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James "The Amazing" Randi in his visit to Princeton University in 2001, gives us his classic style of scientific scepticism mixed with his ability to expose the most irritating flaws in our society, and the fakers who push their tricks and gimmicks like a cheap drug. "The Amazing" Randi is the perfect mix of Science and Magic, a true conjurer of visual machinations that can fool our senses while, at the same time, explaining to us how our senses are fooled. In my opinion this is the best example of a "human mind debugger", he gets right into the machinations of analog tricks and sees how our brains mistakenly manifests them as a possible reality. Randi also teaches us that illusion and trickery may be comforting to the human mind, but truth is far much more wonderful as it shows us the machinations from the chaos, the sense as well as the awe in both the tricks and the real world. For several decades, Randi has gone on to expose hundreds of psychics and teach millions across the globe about how they could be fooled into believing in a system which could potentially make them vulnerable to trickery and perhaps psychical harm. Randi is not afraid to go against popular opinion, as shown in his battle against so-called psychic Uri Geller in the late 1970's and early 1980's. Randi has also gone against the bizarre practise of faith "healing" and contacting the deceased, and has exposed the cruel, callous and cynical nature of the people who claim to be performing "God's will", such as Peter Popoff. Randi has also warned us time and time again about the fraudulent practise that is homoeopathic medicine and how it is essentially water solution, dished out as hocus-pocus medicine. James Randi is the founder of The James Randi Educational Foundation, an organisation that attempts to bring reason to world by luring potential psychics into a trap, baited by a million dollar prize to prove their psychic "powers". "powers" here is a kind of vague term,as Randi knows, so the tests are usually on the so-called psychic's terms. No self-acclaimed psychic has ever won the prize. Whether or not some form of psychic power exists is still an open question, however many psychics often do not properly gauge their so-called skills and instead brag about them, hence scepticism about such claims should not be so strange to their ears. Unfortunately the vast amount of psychic powers they have seem to remove all self-esteem as many psychics are often uneasy about Randi's reasonable request and attractive reward. Regardless, psychic frauds come and go in droves but there will only ever be one James "The Amazing" Randi. Enjoy this lecture and help share his noble message of skepticism and critical thinking of irrational claims.
https://wn.com/James_The_Amazing_Randi_Lecture_At_Princeton_The_Search_For_The_Chimera
Princeton University lecture - "Religion and and Money"

Princeton University lecture - "Religion and and Money"

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  • Updated: 20 Oct 2014
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Dr. DeForest Soaries tells his personal story of how the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. influenced who he is and what he does today. Dr. Soaries describes the evolution from civil rights to financial freedom from the perspective of his 23 year experience as pastor of First Baptist Church in Somerset, NJ. This lecture gives background to his church's response to crass consumerism and propsperity theology.
https://wn.com/Princeton_University_Lecture_Religion_And_And_Money
Lecture 1 — Intro to Crypto and Cryptocurrencies

Lecture 1 — Intro to Crypto and Cryptocurrencies

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  • Duration: 58:42
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2015
  • views: 36111
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First lecture of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course. Course website: https://piazza.com/princeton/spring2015/btctech/home For the full experience, sign up via the link on that page. If you just want the lectures, simply subscribe to this channel. In this lecture (click the time to jump to the section): * Cryptographic hash functions 1:51 * Hash pointers and data structures 20:28 * Digital signatures 29:25 * Public keys as identities 39:04 * A simple cryptocurrency 44:39
https://wn.com/Lecture_1_—_Intro_To_Crypto_And_Cryptocurrencies
Princeton Lecture: Lessons from 30 Years of Innovation at IDEO

Princeton Lecture: Lessons from 30 Years of Innovation at IDEO

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  • Updated: 05 May 2014
  • views: 1322
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April 23, 2014 - Building your Creative Confidence through Design Thinking: Lessons from 30 Years of Innovation at IDEO. Tim Brown and Tom Kelley of IDEO spoke at Princeton University as part of the G.S. Beckwith Gilbert '63 Lecture Series, hosted by the Keller Center. The talk was moderated by longtime global CEO, innovator and startup coach, Derek Lidow, who currently teaches design and entrepreneurship classes at Princeton. More information: http://bit.ly/1h6XtZY
https://wn.com/Princeton_Lecture_Lessons_From_30_Years_Of_Innovation_At_Ideo
Juan Maldacena (Princeton), "Black Holes and the Structure of Spacetime" 03/21/201616

Juan Maldacena (Princeton), "Black Holes and the Structure of Spacetime" 03/21/201616

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  • Duration: 1:06:20
  • Updated: 01 Apr 2016
  • views: 2334
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Harvard Physics Morris Loeb Lecture Series in Physics: March 21, 2016: Colloquium. For more information on Loeb Lectures, see https://www.physics.harvard.edu/events/loeb
https://wn.com/Juan_Maldacena_(Princeton),_Black_Holes_And_The_Structure_Of_Spacetime_03_21_201616
Lec 01 - Linear Algebra | Princeton University

Lec 01 - Linear Algebra | Princeton University

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  • Duration: 1:58:46
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2013
  • views: 176818
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Review sessions given at Princeton University in Spring 2008 by Adrian Banner. To watch the entire course: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGqzsq0erqU7w7ZrTZ-pWWk4-AOkiGEGp
https://wn.com/Lec_01_Linear_Algebra_|_Princeton_University
Princeton in Europe Lecture, Diarmaid MacCulloch "What if Arianism had won?"

Princeton in Europe Lecture, Diarmaid MacCulloch "What if Arianism had won?"

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  • Updated: 15 Apr 2014
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The fourth annual Princeton in Europe Lecture -- Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch asks 'What if Arianism had won?' The most noticeable and remarkable thing about Western Europe in what we call the Middle Ages is its cultural and religious unity, united by a common alignment with the Pope in Rome, and a common language for worship and scholarship. Western Europeans tend to take this united medieval phase of their history for granted, but it is unique in human history for a region to be so dominated by a single form of monotheistic religion and its accompanying culture for a thousand-year period. The dominance of the Church which looked to the Bishop of Rome was a freak in human experience, albeit a freak with profound consequences for the present day. With this exercise in counterfactual history, Diarmaid MacCulloch draws on his experience of writing and filming an overview history of Christianity to consider how easily matters might have been different in the Christian West. He identifies Martin of Tours as a key figure, but also speculates on the perfectly plausible event of an Arian outcome to Western Christianity's emergence from the ruins of the Western Roman Empire. For more information about this Lecture Series: http://press.princeton.edu/europe/content/pages/board/events/
https://wn.com/Princeton_In_Europe_Lecture,_Diarmaid_Macculloch_What_If_Arianism_Had_Won
Roger Penrose - Fashion, Faith and Fantasy - Lecture 1

Roger Penrose - Fashion, Faith and Fantasy - Lecture 1

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  • Updated: 15 Oct 2016
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Roger Penrose gave a series of lectures (http://lectures.princeton.edu/2006/roger-penrose/) in Princeton in 2003 with the title: "Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe". Lecture 2 and lecture 3 can be found here: https://mediacentral.princeton.edu/search/searchkeyword/fashion%20faith Penrose summarizes lecture 1 as follows: "This lecture will concentrate on string theory and related ideas such as supersymmetry and the use of higher-dimensional spacetime. I try to assess the extent to which these ideas are based, in the absence of observational support, on plausible physical and mathematical desiderata and to what extent they are basically FASHION driven." In 2016 a related book was published: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10664.html
https://wn.com/Roger_Penrose_Fashion,_Faith_And_Fantasy_Lecture_1
Lec 02 - Multivariable Calculus | Princeton University

Lec 02 - Multivariable Calculus | Princeton University

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  • Duration: 2:00:27
  • Updated: 06 Mar 2013
  • views: 34287
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Attention: Unfortunately, there is no recorded Lecture 1. The course starts with lecture 2. Review sessions given at Princeton University in Fall 2007 by Adrian Banner. To watch entire course, here is the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGqzsq0erqU7h6_bpE-CgJp4iX5aRju28
https://wn.com/Lec_02_Multivariable_Calculus_|_Princeton_University
Dopamine and Sugar Addiction : Bartley G. Hoebel, Professor of Psychology, Princeton

Dopamine and Sugar Addiction : Bartley G. Hoebel, Professor of Psychology, Princeton

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  • Duration: 1:04:50
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2016
  • views: 619
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https://wn.com/Dopamine_And_Sugar_Addiction_Bartley_G._Hoebel,_Professor_Of_Psychology,_Princeton
"The Princeton Lecture: The Butterfly Defect", Prof Ian Goldin, FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival

"The Princeton Lecture: The Butterfly Defect", Prof Ian Goldin, FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival

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  • Updated: 28 Mar 2014
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The Princeton Lecture is part of the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival, the Oxford Martin School is the Festival Ideas Partner Speaker: Professor Ian Goldin, Director, Oxford Martin School and Author Globalisation has brought us vast benefits including growth in incomes, education, innovation and connectivity. Professor Ian Goldin, director of the Oxford Martin School, argues that it also has the potential to destabilise our societies. In The Butterfly Defect: How globalisation creates systemic risks, and what to do about it, to be published in May, he and co-author Mike Mariathasan, Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Vienna, argue that the recent financial crisis is an example of the risks that the world will face in the coming decades. The risks spread across supply chains, pandemics, infrastructure, ecology, climate change, economics and politics. Unless these risks are addressed, says Goldin, they could lead to greater protectionism, xenophobia, nationalism and to deglobalisation, rising conflict and slower growth.
https://wn.com/The_Princeton_Lecture_The_Butterfly_Defect_,_Prof_Ian_Goldin,_Ft_Weekend_Oxford_Literary_Festival
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos delivers graduation speech at Princeton University

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos delivers graduation speech at Princeton University

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  • Updated: 11 Jun 2010
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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos gave the Baccalaureate address to Princeton University's Class of 2010. Bezos graduated from Princeton in 1986 with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering. He was introduced by Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman. Bezos spoke to the Class of 2010 about the difference between choices and gifts. Cleverness, Bezos pointed out, is a gift, while being kind to others is a choice. One's character, he suggested, is reflected not in the gifts one is endowed with at birth but rather by the choices one makes over the course of a lifetime. Full transcript here: http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S27/52/51O99/index.xml
https://wn.com/Amazon_Founder_And_Ceo_Jeff_Bezos_Delivers_Graduation_Speech_At_Princeton_University
Princeton’s F. Duncan Haldane wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Princeton’s F. Duncan Haldane wins Nobel Prize in Physics

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  • Updated: 05 Oct 2016
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Princeton University professor F. Duncan Haldane was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for his research in condensed matter physics. He spoke about his research and teaching, taught a class and was celebrated at a news conference and reception on campus. (Video by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications) Learn more: http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S47/56/18M20
https://wn.com/Princeton’S_F._Duncan_Haldane_Wins_Nobel_Prize_In_Physics
Nobel lecture: F. Duncan M. Haldane, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2016

Nobel lecture: F. Duncan M. Haldane, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2016

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  • Updated: 11 Dec 2016
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Topological Quantum Matter by F. Duncan M. Haldane Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA F. Duncan M. Haldane delivered his Nobel Lecture on 8 December 2016 at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University.
https://wn.com/Nobel_Lecture_F._Duncan_M._Haldane,_Nobel_Laureate_In_Physics_2016
Albert Einstein in his office at Princeton University

Albert Einstein in his office at Princeton University

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The Standard Model | Lecture 1

The Standard Model | Lecture 1

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  • Updated: 11 Oct 2014
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The first in a series of 15 lectures on the standard model of particle physics, given by Paul Langacker of Princeton at the 2013-2014 PSI. This lecture covers the historical background of particle physics. If you're having trouble seeing the board at any point in the lectures, you can check out this pdf with snapshots of the board -- one shot for each change that occurs: http://pirsa.org/pdf/loadpdf.php?pirsa_number=14010008 These are NOT my videos! All rights, credit, etc. go to the Perimeter Institute, which can be found at the website linked to below) would be a nice addition. All the videos come from, and can be downloaded from in various formats and from previous years, the Perimeter Institute (where these lectures took place) website: http://perimeterscholars.org/444.html Before attacking these topics, it would be wise have first have familiarity with quantum field theory. Excellent lectures on these topics given by David Tong (of Cambridge) and Francois David at the Perimeter Institute in 2009 and 2011, respectively, can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCFDAC024C6B67171&fea­ture=plcp https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNhSjK9aGXjoc6EhKcaLMYpafw0ROmR1w&feature=mh_lolz For more resources on the material presented here itself, you can check out the wonderful lectures by Leonard Susskind at Stanford: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8BCB4981DD1A0108 Langacker also has a book on the standard model that can be found here: http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781420079067 Also be sure to check out his website for the book, which has corrections, lecture notes, homework problems, exams, etc: http://www.sns.ias.edu/~pgl/SMB/ Moreover, if you can't buy the above book, or don't have access to a library, you can check out the (much shorter) notes for his TASI2008 lectures: http://arxiv.org/abs/0901.0241 Lastly, you can also check out these texts: http://www.cambridge.org/tw/academic/subjects/physics/theoretical-physics-and-mathematical-physics/quantum-field-theory-and-standard-model http://www.cambridge.org/tw/academic/subjects/physics/particle-physics-and-nuclear-physics/modern-particle-physics
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