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A passion for discovery, Peter Freund, (electronic resource)

Label
A passion for discovery
Title
A passion for discovery
Statement of responsibility
Peter Freund
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book assembles human stories about physicists and mathematicians. Remarkably, these stories cluster around some general themes having to do with the interaction between scientists, and with the impact of historic events such as the advent of fascism and communism in the twentieth century - on scientists' behavior. Briefly, but lucidly, some of the beautiful science that brought these scientists together in the first place is explained."--Jacket
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1936-
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Freund, Peter G. O.
Dewey number
530.0922
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Physicists
  • Mathematicians
Label
A passion for discovery, Peter Freund, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-210) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 14
  • 4
  • The Conscience of Physics
  • 20
  • 5
  • The Wizard of Pasadena
  • 26
  • 6
  • Back to Maupertuis
  • 32
  • 1
  • 7
  • The Language of God
  • 37
  • 8
  • Emmy Noether and the Urge for the Abstract
  • 43
  • 9
  • Oswald Teichmuller and Nazi Science
  • 51
  • 10
  • Einstein Once Removed
  • Spontaneous Breakdown of Human Decency
  • 58
  • 11
  • Scientists in Politics
  • 61
  • 12
  • Jews in Science. The Backlash
  • 69
  • 13
  • Stalin and the Quantum
  • 1
  • 77
  • 14
  • Mister Sakharov Goes to Kiev
  • 82
  • 15
  • Mr. Yang also Goes to Kiev
  • 87
  • 16
  • The Stone Age and the Fermi Era
  • 94
  • 2
  • 17
  • The Serene Sensei
  • 99
  • 18
  • Oppenheimer, Hero or Antihero?
  • 105
  • 19
  • Viennese Physics, Then and Now
  • 110
  • 20
  • Heisenberg's Turn
  • The Importance of a Sense of Humor
  • 123
  • 21
  • The Russian Style
  • 129
  • 22
  • Chandra, Passionate Cambridge Gentleman
  • 134
  • 23
  • On and Off the Map: Romanian Mathematics
  • 7
  • 143
  • 24
  • Du cote de chez Telegdi, the Experimental Side
  • 151
  • 25
  • Leader of the Pack
  • 160
  • 26
  • New Dimensions
  • 165
  • 3
  • 27
  • A Brief History of Space
  • 173
  • 28
  • The Coming Age
  • 182
  • Epilogue: The Goal and the Means
  • 184
  • Sources, Comments and Some More Stories Masquerading as Comments
  • 192
  • A True Aristocrat
Control code
ocn826658068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812772152
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786611911942
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826658068
Label
A passion for discovery, Peter Freund, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-210) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 14
  • 4
  • The Conscience of Physics
  • 20
  • 5
  • The Wizard of Pasadena
  • 26
  • 6
  • Back to Maupertuis
  • 32
  • 1
  • 7
  • The Language of God
  • 37
  • 8
  • Emmy Noether and the Urge for the Abstract
  • 43
  • 9
  • Oswald Teichmuller and Nazi Science
  • 51
  • 10
  • Einstein Once Removed
  • Spontaneous Breakdown of Human Decency
  • 58
  • 11
  • Scientists in Politics
  • 61
  • 12
  • Jews in Science. The Backlash
  • 69
  • 13
  • Stalin and the Quantum
  • 1
  • 77
  • 14
  • Mister Sakharov Goes to Kiev
  • 82
  • 15
  • Mr. Yang also Goes to Kiev
  • 87
  • 16
  • The Stone Age and the Fermi Era
  • 94
  • 2
  • 17
  • The Serene Sensei
  • 99
  • 18
  • Oppenheimer, Hero or Antihero?
  • 105
  • 19
  • Viennese Physics, Then and Now
  • 110
  • 20
  • Heisenberg's Turn
  • The Importance of a Sense of Humor
  • 123
  • 21
  • The Russian Style
  • 129
  • 22
  • Chandra, Passionate Cambridge Gentleman
  • 134
  • 23
  • On and Off the Map: Romanian Mathematics
  • 7
  • 143
  • 24
  • Du cote de chez Telegdi, the Experimental Side
  • 151
  • 25
  • Leader of the Pack
  • 160
  • 26
  • New Dimensions
  • 165
  • 3
  • 27
  • A Brief History of Space
  • 173
  • 28
  • The Coming Age
  • 182
  • Epilogue: The Goal and the Means
  • 184
  • Sources, Comments and Some More Stories Masquerading as Comments
  • 192
  • A True Aristocrat
Control code
ocn826658068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812772152
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786611911942
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826658068

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