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The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
"If it's a boy, he'll be a scientist" "what one fool can do, another can do better" Undergraduate at MIT arrival in Princeton as a graduate student action-at-a-distance in electrodynamics - the
The physicist's conception of nature
This book is a Proceeding of the symposium held at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, in September 1972, edited in 1973. This means that this book is already 3 years old.
Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger
The author’s aim is to contribute towards the humanizing of science by promoting awareness of the role of science in the democratic process and its role in promoting social justice.
The golden age of theoretical physics
Volume 1: Albert Einstein's "first" paper Max Planck and the law of blackbody radiation Planck's half-quanta - a history of the concept of zero-point energy Josiah Willard Gibbs and the foundations
The Quantum Theory of Planck, Einstein, Bohr and Sommerfeld: Its Foundation and the Rise of Its Difficulties 1900–1925
I Quanta and Molecules: The Quantum Theory of Planck, Einstein and Nernst.- I.1 The Law of Blackbody Radiation.- I.2 The Significance of the Constants in Planck's Law.- I.3 Fluctuations and
Our knowledge of the External World
In every generation, throughout history, man has wondered about the nature of the external world and asked himself : Why things are as they are ? What are the causes of natural phenomena? What is the