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The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics
     

The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics

by Robert P. Crease, Charles C. Mann
 
Now back in print, The Second Creation is the intimate story of the decades-long scientific quest for 'unification, ' a theory that draws together all matter and energy, from the hottest supernovas to the whirring fragments of the atom.

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Now back in print, The Second Creation is the intimate story of the decades-long scientific quest for 'unification, ' a theory that draws together all matter and energy, from the hottest supernovas to the whirring fragments of the atom.

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A journalistic narrative of the scientific quest for a unified field theory of physics, based on interviews with two generations of scientists including Max Planck and Erwin Schrodinger, and covering the early days of Einstein's work through the 1980s. First published in 1986 by Macmillan Publishing Company; this revised edition clarifies many technical points. For general readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780020845508
Publisher:
Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1987
Pages:
496

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