Nobel Laureates and Twentieth-Century Physics

Nobel Laureates and Twentieth-Century Physics

by Mauro Dardo
     
 

This richly-illustrated 2004 book presents a year-by-year chronicle of the Nobel prize in Physics since 1901.See more details below

Overview

This richly-illustrated 2004 book presents a year-by-year chronicle of the Nobel prize in Physics since 1901.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521540087
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Founding fathers; 3. Highlights of classical physics; Part I. The Triumphs of Modern Physics (1901–50): 4. New foundations; 5. The quantum atom; 6. The golden years; 7. The thirties; 8. The nuclear age; Part II. New Frontiers (1951–2003): 9. Wave of inventions; 10. New vistas on the cosmos; 11. The small, the large - the complex; 12. Big physics - small physics; 13. New trends.

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