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112 Mercer Street : Einstein, Russell, Gödel, Pauli, and the end of innocence in science

Author: Burton Feldman; Katherine Williams
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. : Distributed by Hachette Book Group USA, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the friendship between Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Wolfgang Pauli, and Kurt Gödel in the final years of World War II, exploring how the friends influenced one another's work and beliefs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Bertrand Russell; Kurt Gödel; Wolfgang Pauli; Albert Einstein; Bertrand Russell; Kurt Gödel; Wolfgang Pauli; Albert Einstein; Bertrand Russell; Kurt Gödel; Wolfgang Pauli
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Burton Feldman; Katherine Williams
ISBN: 9781559707046 1559707046
OCLC Number: 79002340
Description: xx, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The pathos of science. Princeton, Winter 1943-44 ; Aging genius ; Science and sin ; At home in Princeton --
Four lives. Einstein ; Russell : aristocrat in turmoil ; Gödel : ghost of genius ; Pauli : the Devil's advocate --
The universe. The logic of paradox ; The mechanical world ; Relativity of time and space ; On the quantum path ; The Copenhagen Interpretation ; Einstein and Unified Theory : chasing the rainbow ; The persistence of nature --
Beyond pathos : Oppenheimer, Heisenberg, and the War. Wartime Berlin, Winter 1943-44 ; Heisenberg ; Wartime Los Alamos, Winter 1943-44 ; Oppenheimer ; Dangerous knowledge : the new security order --
The projects of science.
Other Titles: One hundred and twelve Mercer street
Responsibility: Burton Feldman ; edited and completed by Katherine Williams.
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Recounts the friendship between Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Wolfgang Pauli, and Kurt Gödel in the final years of World War II, exploring how the friends influenced one another's work and beliefs.

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