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The beat of a different drum : the life and science of Richard Feynman

Auteur : Jagdish Mehra
Éditeur : Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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This definitive book deals with the life and scientific work of arguably the greatest American-born theoretical physicist of the twentieth century. He was a great teacher, a born showman, bongo drummer, buffoon, and iconoclast; a scientific magician capable of transcendental leaps of the imagination. During his career he was drawn into research on the atomic bomb before working out his path-integral formulation of
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Genre/forme : Biography
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Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Mehra, Jagdish.
Beat of a different drum.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)623163989
Personne nommée : Richard P Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard P Feynman
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Jagdish Mehra
ISBN : 0198539487 9780198539483 0198518870 9780198518877
Numéro OCLC : 28507544
Description : xxxii, 630 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenu : 'If it's a boy, he'll be a scientist' --
'What one fool can do, another can do better' --
Undergraduate at MIT --
Arrival in Princeton as a graduate student --
Action-at-a-distance in electrodynamics: the Wheeler-Feynman theory --
The principle of least action in quantum mechanics --
Arline: 'A love like no other I know' --
Diversions and contributions at Los Alamos --
A 'dignified professor' at Cornell University --
Feynman's path to quantum mechanics --
The development of quantum electrodynamics until mid-1947: the historical background of Feynman's work on QED --
Feynman's investigations between the Shelter Island and Pocono conferences --
From the Pocono Conference to the Oldstone Conference: Feynman's fundamental papers on quantum electrodynamics --
The space-time approach to quantum electrodynamics --
The mathematical formulation of quantum electrodynamics --
From Cornell to Caltech via Copacabana and Kyoto --
The cup runneth over: Feynman and the theory of superfluidity --
Unwelcome recognition and establishing a routine --
'Enjoying the scenery': Feynman and the polaron problem --
Excursions into diverse fields --
'The only law of nature I could lay a claim to': The theory of weak interactions --
Virtuoso performances as teacher and lecturer --
Gravitons, partons, and quark jets --
The fundamental limits of computation --
Reflections on science, religion, culture, and modern society --
The beat of a different drum.
Responsabilité : Jagdish Mehra.
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This biography explores the life and scientific career of one of the most prominent American theoretical physicists of the 20th century. The majority of the text draws upon a series of interviews  Lire la suite...

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"Masterfully reviews the scientific context of Feynman's contributions...and skillfully abstracts their essence."--Choice"A unique resource....An excellent account."--American Scientist"The most Lire la suite...

 
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