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Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-

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  • Subtle is the Lordby Abraham Pais

    OUP Oxford 1982; US$ 21.99

    Subtle is the Lord is recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein, written by an award-winning physicist turned historian who knew Einstein personally in the last years of his life. Pais illuminates the man through his science, with authority, precision, and liveliness. more...

  • TheCorrespondence of Michael Faradayby Frank A.J.L. James

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1993; US$ 181.00

    Volume 2 covers the 1830s, a period when Faraday pursued the consequences of his discovery of electromagnetic induction and revised entirely the theories of electrochemistry and the nature of electricity.His correspondents include scientists of the day as well as antiquaries, military men, artists and politicians. more...

  • TheCorrespondence of Michael Faradayby Frank A.J.L. James

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1991; US$ 181.00

    Volume 1 covers Faraday's early years up to his discovery of electromagnetic induction in 1831. Other scientific and technical topics covered include Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic rotations (in 1821), the liquefaction of gases (in 1823) and the long series of experiments in the latter part of the 1820s to improve optical glass. more...

  • Joy Of The Search For Knowledge, Theby C Y Wong; S Y Lo; J S I Lo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 10.00 US$ 9.10

    This invaluable collection of essays pays tribute to Dan Tsui, 1998 Nobel laureate in Physics. It paints a portrait of his outstanding personal attributes through the eyes of his friends and relatives. In addition, it provides a record of the environment which accompanied him in his search for knowledge. This book, capturing Dan Tsui's experience and... more...

  • Zeldovichby R.A. Sunyaev

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 159.95

    Ya. B. Zeldovich was certainly one of the greatest physicists and cosmologists of the 20th century. This volume presents reminiscences of this exemplary academician, providing biographical and historical insights from colleagues who knew him best. Zeldovich's achievements are outlined, including those in relativistic astrophysics and cosmology, the... more...

  • Gerhard Herzbergby Boris Stoicheff

    NRC Research Press 2002; US$ 49.95

    Gerhard Herzberg (1904-1999) was one of the greatest scientists of the last century. Born and educated in Germany, he started his research just as the exciting discovery of quantum mechanics began unraveling the mysteries of the microscopic world. Herzberg chose to study spectroscopy, the light emitted and absorbed by atoms and molecules, which has... more...

  • Galileo Galileiby James MacLachlan

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 31.99

    Galileo Galilei tells the story of the famous mathematician and the work he did to change the way we see the world. Although he was censored and imprisoned for his radical ideas about the motion of the earth, he persisted in his pursuit of scientific truths to bestow upon future generations the inspiration to challenge conventional views. His theories... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Jeremy Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 16.99

    Albert Einstein , part of Oxford's ongoing series Oxford Scientists , is an insightful and entertaining biography of a man whose scientific intuition was so powerful that almost everything he touched in physics turned to gold. Bernstein explains major theories and breakthroughs, and traces the paths that brought Einstein to his discoveries, such... more...

  • A Physicist Remembersby Richard J Weiss

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 59.00 US$ 53.69

    A Physicist Remembers traces the effort to measure electron charge, spin, and momentum density on atoms and solids and to compare experiment with theory. Since the complexity of electron arrangements leads to subtle property changes in atoms, molecules and solids, theory and experiment have generally differed by about 1%. The Sagamore conferences have... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Anne Schraff

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95

    Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations. An individual guide for each title provides... more...