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Author: Rudolf Ernst Peierls, Sir
Publisher: Woodbury, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, ©1997.
Series: Masters of modern physics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, book reviews and profiles of 20th-century scientists, by respected physicist Dr Rudolf Peierls. Many of the essays discuss the nuclear arms race, which Dr Peierls opposed, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Ernst Peierls, Sir
ISBN: 1563962438 9781563962431
OCLC Number: 314693959
Description: xvii, 378 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. A Physicist's Portrait Gallery; II. Atomic Energy and Arms Control; III. Physics, Politics, and Pleasure
Series Title: Masters of modern physics.
Responsibility: Rudolf E. Peierls.

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