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Matvei Petrovich Bronstein and Soviet theoretical physics in the thirties

Author: Горелик, Г. Е. Френкель, Виктор Яковлевич. ; G E Gorelik; V I︠A︡ Frenkelʹ
Publisher: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, 1994.
Series: Science networks historical series, v. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The short life and tragic death of Matvei Petrovich Bronstein (1906-1938) may be seen as a symbol of the man's time and his country. One of the most remarkable features of Soviet history was the impressive advance of its physical sciences against the brutal and violent background of totalitarianism. Soviet advances in nuclear and space technology form an important part of world history. These achievements had their
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: M P Bronshteĭn; M P Bronshteĭn; Bronstein, Matvei Petrovich <1906-1938>; Matvej P Bronštejn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Горелик, Г. Е. Френкель, Виктор Яковлевич. ; G E Gorelik; V I︠A︡ Frenkelʹ
ISBN: 3764327529 9783764327521 0817627529 9780817627522
OCLC Number: 28799981
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Childhood and Youth, Road to Science --
Ch. 2. In the Leningrad University (1926-1932) --
Ch. 3. At the Leningrad Physicotechnical Institute --
Ch. 4. Hard Times for the Laws of Conservation and for Theoreticians --
Ch. 5. cGh-Physics in Bronstein's Life --
Ch. 6. Creative Personality --
Appendix 1. Extract from M.P. Bronstein's paper "Quantentheorie schwacher Gravitationsfelder", 1936 --
Appendix 2. M.P. Bronstein's note "Uber den Spontanen Zerfall der Photonen", 1936 --
Appendix 3. M.P. Bronstein "Inventors of Radiotelegraph" (First chapters of the book).
Series Title: Science networks historical series, v. 12.
Other Titles: Matveĭ Petrovich Bronshteĭn, 1906-1938.
Responsibility: Gennady E. Gorelik, Victor Ya. Frenkel ; translated by Valentina M. Levina.

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