The Resource Colleagues in genius : out of my later years, scientific autobiography, and nuclear physics : the scientist, philosopher, and man portrayed through his own words, Albert Einstein, (electronic resource)

Colleagues in genius : out of my later years, scientific autobiography, and nuclear physics : the scientist, philosopher, and man portrayed through his own words, Albert Einstein, (electronic resource)

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Colleagues in genius : out of my later years, scientific autobiography, and nuclear physics : the scientist, philosopher, and man portrayed through his own words
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Colleagues in genius
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out of my later years, scientific autobiography, and nuclear physics : the scientist, philosopher, and man portrayed through his own words
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Albert Einstein
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eng
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These three works by Nobel Prize-winning physicists offer an enlightening window into the scientific minds that changed the twentieth century. With their discoveries and formulations, Albert Einstein, Max Planck, and Werner Heisenberg ushered the world into the Nuclear Age. As colleagues, they often corresponded, sharing insights and championing each other's work. In the three volumes collected here, they discuss their thoughts about life, science, politics, and how they approached their revolutionary work. Out of My Later Years by Albert Einstein: Perhaps the most celebrated scientist of the twentieth century, Albert Einstein was also a philosopher and outspoken humanitarian. Collected here are some of his most insightful essays, articles, letters, and speeches written between 1934 and 1950. Accessible and fascinating, these works reflect the broad sweep of Einstein's intellectual concerns, from scientific inquiry to Jewish identity; and from global politics to the great minds he knew and admired. Scientific Autobiography by Max Planck: The founder of quantum theory, Max Planck revolutionized our understanding of atomic and subatomic behavior. Born in Germany in 1858, he lived a long and eventful life at the center of both scientific advancement and global events. From the childhood epiphany that inspired him to pursue a life in science, to the great discoveries he made amidst terrifying political turmoil, Planck tells his story in this illuminating autobiography. Nuclear Physics by W. Heisenberg: Werner Heisenberg is famous for developing the uncertainty principle, which bears his name, and for his pioneering work in quantum mechanics. In Nuclear Physics, he offers an accessible introduction to the subject based on his own lectures. Beginning with a short history of atomic physics, he delves into the nature of nuclear forces and reactions, the tools of nuclear physics, and its world-changing technical and practical applications
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1879-1955
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Einstein, Albert
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530.092
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non fiction
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Colleagues in genius : out of my later years, scientific autobiography, and nuclear physics : the scientist, philosopher, and man portrayed through his own words, Albert Einstein, (electronic resource)
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9781504058681
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Colleagues in genius : out of my later years, scientific autobiography, and nuclear physics : the scientist, philosopher, and man portrayed through his own words, Albert Einstein, (electronic resource)
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9781504058681
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