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Infinite in all directions : Gifford lectures given at Aberdeen, Scotland, April-November 1985

Author: Freeman J Dyson
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freeman J Dyson
ISBN: 0060728892 9780060728892
OCLC Number: 54857613
Notes: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Harper & Row, ©1988.
Description: xx, 321 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1, Life in the universe: --
In praise of diversity --
Butterflies and superstrings --
Manchester and Athens --
How did life begin? --
Why is life so complicated --
How will it all end?; --
pt. 2, People and machines: --
Roots --
Quick is beautiful --
Science and space --
Engineers' dreams --
The balance of power --
Star wars --
The example of Austria --
Camels and swords --
Nuclear winter --
The twenty-first century --
Butterflies again.
Responsibility: Freeman Dyson ; edited by the author.

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