skip to content
No time to be brief : a scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

No time to be brief : a scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Author: Charles P Enz
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"This book retraces the life of the physicist Wolfgang Pauli, analyses his scientific work, and describes the evolution of his thinking. Pauli spent 30 years as a Professor at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, and this period occupies a central place in this biography. It would be incomplete, however, without a rendering of Pauli's sarcastic wit and, most importantly, of the world of his dreams. It is  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
Biographies
Named Person: Wolfgang Pauli; Wolfgang Pauli; Wolfgang Pauli; Wolfgang Pauli, Physiker; Wolfgang Pauli
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles P Enz
ISBN: 0198564791 9780198564799
OCLC Number: 48753063
Awards: Joint winner for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2004.
Description: viii, 573 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Pauli's Family --
2. The Prodigy of Relativity Theory --
3. Student in Munich --
4. Scientific Collaborator --
5. The Hamburg Years --
6. The New ETH Professor --
7. The Personal Crisis --
8. Life with Franca --
9. The War Years in America --
10. The Famous Professor Returns --
11. The One World: Physics and Psyche --
12. The Symmetry Breaks.
Responsibility: Charles P. Enz.
More information:

Abstract:

This book retraces the life and work of Nobel Laureate Wolfgang Pauli, one of the great physicists of the 20th century. Pauli spent most of his professional life in Zurich where he was a professor at  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

It is a fascinating reading, indeed, the life of this famous physicist, the evolution of his thinking, the world of his dreams, ideals, accomplishments and failures. Highly recommended to all those Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48753063>
library:oclcnum"48753063"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/41866899>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"1900"
schema:deathDate"1958"
schema:familyName"Pauli"
schema:givenName"Wolfgang"
schema:name"Pauli, Wolfgang, Physiker"
schema:name"Pauli, Wolfgang."
schema:name"Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2002"
schema:description"1. Pauli's Family -- 2. The Prodigy of Relativity Theory -- 3. Student in Munich -- 4. Scientific Collaborator -- 5. The Hamburg Years -- 6. The New ETH Professor -- 7. The Personal Crisis -- 8. Life with Franca -- 9. The War Years in America -- 10. The Famous Professor Returns -- 11. The One World: Physics and Psyche -- 12. The Symmetry Breaks."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/837618361>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"No time to be brief : a scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli"@en
schema:numberOfPages"573"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:reviews
rdf:typeschema:Review
schema:itemReviewed<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48753063>
schema:reviewBody""This book retraces the life of the physicist Wolfgang Pauli, analyses his scientific work, and describes the evolution of his thinking. Pauli spent 30 years as a Professor at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, and this period occupies a central place in this biography. It would be incomplete, however, without a rendering of Pauli's sarcastic wit and, most importantly, of the world of his dreams. It is through the latter that quite a different aspect of Pauli's life is revealed, namely his association with C. G. Jung and his school of psychology."--BOOK JACKET."
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.