Taking the Back off the Watch: A Personal Memoir

Taking the Back off the Watch: A Personal Memoir


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642275876
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 05/23/2012
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #381
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Freeman Dyson.- Introduction by Simon Mitton.- School Years in Troubled Times.- Wartime Student Days.- Wartime Work for the British Navy.- Return to Cambridge: The Citadel of Learning.- Appointment at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.- Move to America.- Move to Cornell.- The Pulsar Era.- NASA: The Love-Hate Relationship.- The origin of Petroleum on Earth.- Earthquakes.-Unfinished Business.

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