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Cranks, quarks, and the cosmos : writings on science

Author: Jeremy Bernstein
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernstein, Jeremy, 1929-
Cranks, quarks, and the cosmos.
New York, NY : Basic Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)645826899
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Bernstein
ISBN: 046508897X 9780465088973 0465014496 9780465014491
OCLC Number: 25874561
Description: x, 220 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The scientific profile --
How can we be sure that Albert Einstein was not a crank? --
Ernst Mach and the quarks --
Niels Bohr's times --
Feet of clay --
Three degrees above zero --
Cosmology --
A portrait of Alan Turing --
I am a camera --
Einstein when young --
The merely personal --
The chemistry of Primo Levi --
A child's garden of science --
Having fun with Tom Lehrer --
A woman's place --
Who was Christy Mathewson? --
Science education for the nonscientist --
Epilogue: Some things I did not write.
Responsibility: by Jeremy Bernstein.

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A collection of pieces by the noted "New Yorker" science writer Jeremy Bernstein, this book includes pieces from the "New Yorker" as well as many others published in smaller journals and two new  Read more...

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