Unified Field Theories: in the first third of the 20th century

Unified Field Theories: in the first third of the 20th century

Paperback(1994)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034801737
Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel
Publication date: 07/08/2011
Series: Science Networks. Historical Studies , #13
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Vladimir Pavlovich Vizgin is a Professor at S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of theRussian Academy of Science (Moscow).

Table of Contents

1 The Electromagnetic Program for the Synthesis of Physics.- 2 The General Theory of Relativity: The Core of the Program of Unified Field Theories.- 3 Weyl’s Theory: The First Truly Geometrized Unified Field Theory.- 4 1921: The Pivotal Year of Unified Geometrized Field Theories.- 5 Einstein’s Decade of Hopes and Disappointments.- 6 The Role of Unified Geometrized Field Theories in the Genesis and Development of Quantum Theory.- Concluding Remarks.

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