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Crafting the quantum : Arnold Sommerfeld and the practice of theory, 1890-1926

Author: Suman Seth
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, ©2010.
Series: Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intellectual and cultural history of the birth of theoretical physics in Germany, focusing on the pedagogy and research of a leader in work on the "older" quantum theory.

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Named Person: Arnold Sommerfeld; Arnold Sommerfeld; Arnold Sommerfeld
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suman Seth
ISBN: 0262013738 9780262013734
OCLC Number: 729922174
Description: 378 S : Ill ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Responsibility: Suman Seth.

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"Suman Seth has produced a fascinating study of intellectual styles and local scientific traditions. By a probing analysis of the work on the early quantum theory Seth is able to distinguish in an Read more...

 
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