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A Life of Erwin Schrodinger

A Life of Erwin Schrodinger

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by Walter J. Moore, Erwin Schrodinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521469341

ISBN-13: 9780521469340

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Erwin Schrödinger was a brilliant and charming Austrian, and one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century. This abridgement of Walter Moore's magisterial Schrödinger: Life and Thought offers a highly readable account, interweaving Schrödinger's scientific work with his intense personal friendships, his interest in mysticism, and the

Overview

Erwin Schrödinger was a brilliant and charming Austrian, and one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century. This abridgement of Walter Moore's magisterial Schrödinger: Life and Thought offers a highly readable account, interweaving Schrödinger's scientific work with his intense personal friendships, his interest in mysticism, and the turbulent background of political events in Europe. Hailed as a "breathtaking accomplishment," Walter Moore's colorful account is destined to become a classic of scientific biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521469340
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Canto original Series
Edition description:
CANTO, ABRIDGED
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Family childhood, and youth; 2. University of Vienna; 3. Schrödinger at war; 4. From Vienna to Zurich; 5. Zurich; 6. Discovery of wave mechanics; 7. Berlin; 8. Exile in Oxford; 9. Graz; 10. Wartime Dublin; 11. Postwar Dublin; 12. Home to Vienna.

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