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ISBN-13: 9780691057859
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 11/23/1997
Series: Princeton Series in Physics
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Val L. Fitch, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and the National Medal of Science, is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Physics at Princeton University. He is a member of the President's Science Advisory Board and former president of the American Physical Association. Daniel R. Marlow is Professor of Physics, and Margit A. E. Dementi is a Lecturer in the English Department, both at Princeton University.

Table of Contents

Preface
1The 1946 Conference: Then and Now1
2Nonequilibrium Physics11
3Dynamics, Computation, and Neurobiology29
4Emergence and Evolution of Patterns51
5High Temperature Superconductors75
6The Ongoing Revolution in Medical Imaging113
7Cosmological Challenges for the 21st Century123
8Gravitation and Experiment147
9Gravitational Waves167
10Neutrino Oscillations201
11The Tevatron221
12High Energy Colliders247
13Vistas in Theoretical Physics271
14The Future of Particle Physics as a Natural Science281

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