Zeldovich: Reminiscences

Zeldovich: Reminiscences

by R.A. Sunyaev, R. a. Sunyaev
     
 

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Ya. B. Zeldovich was undoubtedly one of the greatest physicists and cosmologists of the 20th century. This volume presents reminiscences about this exemplary academician, providing biographical and historical insights from colleagues who knew him best. Zeldovich's achievements are outlined, including those in relativistic astrophysics and cosmology; the theory of

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Ya. B. Zeldovich was undoubtedly one of the greatest physicists and cosmologists of the 20th century. This volume presents reminiscences about this exemplary academician, providing biographical and historical insights from colleagues who knew him best. Zeldovich's achievements are outlined, including those in relativistic astrophysics and cosmology; the theory of combustion; and the Soviet atomic and hydrogen bomb project. This monograph contains incisive commentary on Soviet science and the impact that Zeldovich had on future generations, not only in the former Soviet Union but throughout the international physics community. Zeldovich: Reminiscences is a useful reference text for students of astrophysics and the history of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415287906
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/15/2004
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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