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From Eros to Gaia

Author: Freeman J Dyson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1993.
Series: Penguin science
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays and articles range across the author's many interests including theoretical physics, the origins of life, technological development, the bomb and nuclear politics.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dyson, Freeman J.
From Eros to Gaia.
London : Penguin, 1993
(OCoLC)895122892
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freeman J Dyson
ISBN: 0140174230 9780140174236
OCLC Number: 28254436
Description: xi, 371 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Sir Phillip Roberts's erolunar collision (1933) --
On being the right size : reflections on the ecology of scientific projects (1988) --
Six cautionary tales for scientists (1988) --
Telescopes and accelerators (1988) --
Sixty years of space science, 1958-2018 (1988) --
The importance of being unpredictable (1990)--
Strategic bombing in World War 2 and today : has anything changed? (1990) --
Field theory (1953) --
Innovation in physics (1958) --
Tomonaga, Schwinger, and Feynman awarded Nobel Prize for physics (1965) --
Energy in the universe (1971) --
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the biosphere (1990) --
The future of physics (1970) --
Unfashionable pursuits (1981) --
Astronomy in a private sphere (1984) --
To teach or not to teach (1990) --
Pugwash 1962 (1962) --
Death of a project (1965) --
Human consequences of the exploration of space (1968) --
The hidden costs of saying no (1974) --
Pupin (1960) --
Oppenheimer (1980) --
Heims (1980) --
Manin and Forman (1982) --
Kennan (1982) --
Oppenheimer again (1989) --
Morson and Tolstoy (1989). Letter from Armenia (1971) --
Brittle silence (1981) --
Helen Dukas (1982) --
Paul Dirac (1986) --
Beacons (1988) --
Kennan again (1988) --
Feynman in 1948 (1989) --
The face of Gaia (1989).
Series Title: Penguin science
Responsibility: Freeman Dyson.

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