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Niels Bohr : a centenary volume

Author: Niels Bohr; A P French; P J Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Niels Bohr.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)752397615
Named Person: Niels Bohr; Niels Henrik David Bohr; Niels Bohr
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niels Bohr; A P French; P J Kennedy
ISBN: 0674624157 9780674624153 0674624165 9780674624160
OCLC Number: 12051112
Description: xiv, 403 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. The man and what he achieved --
A short biography / P.J. Kennedy --
A personal memoir / James Franck --
Nield Bohr, the quantum, and the world / Victor F. Weisskopf --
Part II. The early years --
Bohr's first theories of the atom / John L. Heilbron --
The theory of the periodic system / Helge Kragh --
Bohr and Rutherford / Mark Oliphant --
Bohr, Gottingen, and quantum mechanics / Friedrich Hund --
The trilogy / Niels Bohr --
Nobel prize lecture : the structure of the atom / Niels Bohr --
Part III. The birth and growth of quantum mechanics --
Bohr on the foundations of quantum theory / Edward MacKinnon --
The Bohr-Einstein dialogue / Niels Bohr --
A bolt from the blue : the E-P-R paradox / N. David Mermin --
Delayed-choice experiments / P.J. Kennedy --
On Bohr's views concerning the quantum theory / David Bohm --
Waves and particles : 1923-1924 / John C. Slater --
Reminiscences from 1926 and 1927 / Werner Heisenberg --
At the Niels Bohr Institute in 1929 / Nevill Mott --
Niels Bohr and the physics of simple phenomena / H.B.G. Casimir --
A few memories / Edward Teller --
A reminiscence from 1932 / C.F. von Weizsacker --
The Como lecture / Niels Bohr --
Part IV. In the world of nuclear physics --
Niels Bohr and nuclear physics / Roger Stuewer --
Physics in Copenhagen in 1934 and 1935 / John A. Wheeler --
Some recollections of Bohr / Rudolf Peierls --
Niels Bohr and his institute / Hans Bethe --
Transmutations of atomic nuclei / Niels Bohr --
The mechanism of nuclear fission / Niels Bohr and John A. Wheeler --
Reminiscences from the postwar years / Abraham Pais --
Part V. Bohr and politics --
Niels Bohr as a political figure / Ruth Moore --
Energy from the atom : an opportunity and a challenge / Niels Bohr --
Niels Bohr and nuclear weapons / Margaret Gowing --
Meetings in wartime and after / R.V. Jones --
Open letter to the United Nations / Niels Bohr --
Part VI. Philosophical ideas --
The philosophy of Niels Bohr / Aage Petersen --
Light and life / Niels Bohr --
Complementarity as a way of life / R.V. Jones --
The complementarity principle and eastern philosophy / D.S. Kothari --
Complementarity and Marxism-Leninism / Loren Graham --
Part VII. Epilogue --
A glimpse on the other side / Philip Morrison --
Some closing reflections / A.P. French.
Responsibility: edited by A.P. French and P.J. Kennedy.

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