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Nobel Laureates and Twentieth-Century Physics

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ISBN-10: 0521540089

ISBN-13: 9780521540087

Edition: 2004

Authors: Mauro Dardo

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The great achievements of 20th century physics are reviewed with reference to the annual Nobel prize, established in 1901. Mauro Dardo provides a year-by-year chronicle, biographies & personal anecdotes that recall the work of Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, Fermi, Feynman, Rutherford & many others.
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 546
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Introduction
Founding fathers
Highlights of classical physics
The Triumphs of Modern Physics (1901-1950)
New foundations
The quantum atom
The golden years
The thirties
The nuclear age
New Frontiers (1951-2003)
Wave of inventions
New vistas on the cosmos
The small, the large - the complex
Big physics - small physics
New trends