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Albert Einstein memorial lectures

Author: Jacob D Bekenstein; Raphael Mechoulam
Publisher: Jerusalem : Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities ; Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume consists of a selection of the Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures presented annually at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Delivered by eminent scientists and scholars, including Nobel laureates, they cover a broad spectrum of subjects in physics, chemistry, life science, mathematics, historiography and social issues. This distinguished memorial lecture series was inaugurated by the Israel  Read more...
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Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob D Bekenstein; Raphael Mechoulam
ISBN: 9789814329422 9814329428 9789814329439 9814329436
OCLC Number: 659773225
Description: ix, 204 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: What can pure mathematics offer to society? / W. Timothy Gowers --
General covariance and the passive equations of physics / Shlomo Sternberg --
The structure of quarks and leptons / Haim Harari --
Beautiful theories / Steven Weinberg --
Harmless energy from nuclei / Carlo Rubbia --
Supramolecular chemistry: from molecular information toward self-organization and complex matter / Jean-Marie Lehn --
Chromatin and transcription / Roger Kornberg --
Energy, environment, and the responsibility of scientists / Yuan T. Lee --
Res ipsa loquitur: history and mimesis / John E. Wansbrough.
Responsibility: editors, Jacob D. Bekenstein, Raphael Mechoulam.

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