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The Born-Einstein letters : friendship, politics, and physics in uncertain times : correspondence between Albert Einstein and Max and Hedwig Born from 1916 to 1955 with commentaries by Max Born

Author: Albert Einstein; Max Born; Hedwig Born; et al
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New edView all editions and formats
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A classic collection of correspondence between two Nobel Prize winners, The Born-Einstein Letters , is also highly topical: scientists continue to struggle with quantum physics, their role in wartime  Read more...

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Named Person: Albert Einstein; Max Born; Hedwig Born; Hedwig Born; Max Born; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Max Born; Hedwig Born
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Max Born; Hedwig Born; et al
ISBN: 1403944962 9781403944962
OCLC Number: 496665486
Notes: La jaquette porte en plus : The Born-Einstein letters 1916-1955 / Max Born.
Description: XXXVIII-235 p. : ill., portr., jaquette ill. ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction by Werner Heisenberg Foreword by Betrand Russell New Preface by Kip Thorne and Diana Buchwald Correspondence between Max and Hedwig Born and Albert Einstein 1916-1955 with Commentaries by Max Born. Translated by Irene Born.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: transl. by Irene Born ; note on the new ed. by Gustav Born ... [et al.].
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