Quest for Perspectives: Selected Works of S Chandrasekhar (with Commentary) (in 2 Volumes)

Quest for Perspectives: Selected Works of S Chandrasekhar (with Commentary) (in 2 Volumes)

by S. Chandrasekhar
     
 

This invaluable book presents selected papers of S Chandrasekhar, co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 and a scientific giant well known for his prolific and monumental contributions to astrophysics, physics and applied mathematics. The reader will find here most of Chandrasekhar's articles that led to major developments in various areas of physics and

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This invaluable book presents selected papers of S Chandrasekhar, co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 and a scientific giant well known for his prolific and monumental contributions to astrophysics, physics and applied mathematics. The reader will find here most of Chandrasekhar's articles that led to major developments in various areas of physics and astrophysics. There are also articles of a popular and historical nature, as well as some hitherto unpublished material based on Chandrasekhar's talks at conferences. Each section of the book contains annotations by the editor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860942082
Publisher:
Imperial College Press
Publication date:
09/07/2001
Edition description:
SC_SET
Pages:
1448
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.20(h) x 3.00(d)

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