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  • Secrets of the Old Oneby Jeremy Bernstein

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 25.00

    Beginning on the 18th of March, 1905,at approximately eight week intervals, the noted German physics journal Annalen der Physik received three hand-written manuscripts from a relatively unknown patent examiner in Bern. The patent examiner was the twenty-six year old Albert Einstein and the three papers would set the agenda for twentieth century physics.... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Jeremy Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    Albert Einstein did not impress his first teachers. They found him a dreamy child without an especially promising future. But some time in his early years he developed what he called "wonder" about the world. Later in life, he remembered two instances from his childhood--his fascination at age five with a compass and his introduction to the lucidity... more...

  • Physicists on Wall Street and Other Essays on Science and Societyby Jeremy Bernstein

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 34.95

    Dipping into this diverse collection of essays is like rummaging around in the mind of a genius who has a potpourri of interests. The author has not only has rubbed elbows with some of the finest minds in world, he has worked with them and played with them. more...

  • Plutoniumby Jeremy Bernstein

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Historically fascinating and scientifically rigorous, Plutonium tells the story of a rare and exotic element put to deadly use in atomic bombs, from its discovery to the present day. From the discovery of uranium in 1789 to the Manhattan Project, from Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb to the cold war between the USA and USSR, Bernstein tells the... more...

  • Quantum Profilesby Jeremy Bernstein

    Princeton University Press 1990; US$ 30.50

    For the prominent science writer Jeremy Bernstein, the profile is the most congenial way of communicating science. Here, in what he labels a "series of conversations carried on in the reader's behalf and my own," he evokes the tremendous intellectual excitement of the world of modern physics, especially the quantum revolution. Drawing on his well-known... more...

  • Kinetic Theory in the Expanding Universeby Jeremy Bernstein

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 44.00

    This book studies what can be concluded from the application to cosmological problems of kinetic theory. more...

  • A Chorus of Bells and Other Scientific Inquiriesby Jeremy Bernstein

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 49.00

    This book of essays in four parts, written over a decade and full of surprises for the breadth and variety of its subject matter. The first part is about the foundations of the quantum theory which reflects the author's many conversations with the late John Bell who persuaded him that there is still no satisfactory interpretation of the theory.... more...

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