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Heisenberg Probably Slept Here

The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Physicists of the 20th Century

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Heisenberg Probably Slept Here: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Physicists of the 20th Century by Richard P. Brennan
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"Here is a book I wish I had when taking physics my senior year in high school!" -Book Report A lively illumination of modern physics' marquee players, featuring: Albert Einstein Max Planck Ernest Rutherford Niels Bohr Werner Heisenberg Richard Feynman Murray Gell-Mann "Brennan has a knack for explaining difficult technicalities simply. His essays give a useful summary of twentieth-century science." -Financial Times "Highly recommended to expert and layperson alike." -Choice

Table of Contents

Isaac Newton. Albert Einstein. Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck. Ernest Rutherford. Niels Henrik David Bohr. Werner Karl Heisenberg. Richard Phillips Feynman. Murray Gell-Mann. Epilogue: The Why of Physics. Chronology of Physics. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

Author Biography

Richard P. Brennan is a veteran science writer and editor whose previous books include Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes (Wiley) and The Automobile: Technology and Society. Mr. Brennan has served as a consultant to Lockheed, the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Academy of Sciences.
Release date NZ
January 23rd, 1997
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
glossary, illustrations
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
288
Dimensions
163x239x21
ISBN-13
9780471157090
Product ID
3088616

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