A Theory for Everything / Edition 1

A Theory for Everything / Edition 1

by Jeremy Bernstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387947000

ISBN-13: 9780387947006

Pub. Date: 08/29/1996

Publisher: Springer New York

"...heartily recommended as being as fine an example as one can hope to find of expository writing on science. The profiles of the giants of modern science, not to mention the wonderful accounts of earlier titans of physics, certainly make the book a best-buy on the popular science shelf." -NEW SCIENTIST
"an eclectic collection of essays...a well written work,

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"...heartily recommended as being as fine an example as one can hope to find of expository writing on science. The profiles of the giants of modern science, not to mention the wonderful accounts of earlier titans of physics, certainly make the book a best-buy on the popular science shelf." -NEW SCIENTIST
"an eclectic collection of essays...a well written work, as one expect(s) from a writer of Bernsteins caliber; recommended..." -LIBRARY JOURNAL

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387947006
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/29/1996
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
A Theory for Everything1
Newton's Apple and Einstein's Elevator3
Einstein's Scientific Legacy21
Bohr49
The Drawing63
A Brief History of Black Holes83
Madame Curie99
Segre131
Linus Pauling153
Fused169
Smuggler181
Language205
Julian Schwinger239
Leptons255
Bubble and Squeak263
The Philosophy Circle281
Portrait of Bleibermacher293
The Faculty Meeting305
Index315

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