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Physics and society : essays in honor of Victor Frederick Weisskopf by the international community of physicists

Author: Victor Frederick Weisskopf; V Alexander Stefan
Publisher: New York : AIP Press : Springer, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a compilation of invited essays honouring Victor Frederick Weisskopf written by many of the century's most outstanding and accomplished physicists. Some of the contributors to this book are:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Victor Frederick Weisskopf; Victor Frederick Weisskopf; Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Frederick Weisskopf; V Alexander Stefan
ISBN: 1563963868 9781563963865
OCLC Number: 38073348
Description: xii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Weisskopf's Time Line; Chronology; Select Publications; Honors and Awards; Presidential Positions and Memberships.- Part II: A Man of Insight and His Journey into Depths: Reflections on a Polymathic Mind; The Poweer of Insight; Achievements in Physics; Weisskopf on Einstien and Bohr; The "Copenhagen Faust"; The MIT and the CERN; Viki: Friend, Colleague, and Teacher, Weisskopf: A Musician; Weisskopf, Science, World.- Part III: Words of Wisdom: Memorable Sayings, Opinions and Thoughts of V.F. Weisskopf.- Part IV: Weisskopf and the International Community of Physicists; Life and Science with Viki (Hans A. Bethe); Van der Waal's Forces and Zeropoint Energy (Hendrick B.G. Casimir); Victor Weisskopf: Director, Teacher, Wise Brother (Georges Charpak); Viki: Scientist, Humanist, Accompanist, and Friend (Sidney D. Drell); International Community in Science (Evgenii L. Feinberg); Viki (Jerome I. Friedman and Henry W. Kendall); The Garden of Live Flowers (Murray Gell-Mann); Weisskopf Unmasked (Kurt Gottfried); The Nature of Intrinsic Magnetic Dipole Moments (J. David Jackson); Physical Societies and Physical Communities (Maurice Jacob); A Resonance Parametrization in One and Two-Channel S-Wave
Responsibility: V. Stefan, editor.
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