The Recollections of Eugene P. Wigner

The Recollections of Eugene P. Wigner

by Eugene Paul Wigner, Andrew Szanton
     
 

One of the greatest physicists of the 20th century recounts his journey from Hungary and the Nazi invasion to the creation of the first atomic bomb.

Overview

One of the greatest physicists of the 20th century recounts his journey from Hungary and the Nazi invasion to the creation of the first atomic bomb.

Editorial Reviews

A useful addition to the history of science and science policy in the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306443268
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/28/1992
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages:
335
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.05(d)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Eugene P. Wigner won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and elementary particles. He lived in Berlin in the early 1930s, and later came to America and worked on the Manhattan Project. He died in 1995.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >