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Science, Churchill, and me : the autobiography of Hermann Bondi, master of Churchill College, Cambridge.

Author: Hermann Bondi
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the experiences, appointments and achievements of this eminent scientist. Dealing systematically with Bondi's childhood in Austria, arrival in Cambridge and his important contributions to the field of mathematics before his appointment as Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, the book conveys how an initially strictly academic career led to a range of positions in the public sector finishing with a return  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bondi, Hermann.
Science, Churchill, and me.
Oxford, England ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1990
(DLC) 90006997
(OCoLC)21228699
Named Person: Hermann Bondi; Hermann Bondi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Bondi
ISBN: 008037235X 9780080372358
OCLC Number: 609777520
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 142 pages, [18] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Vienna The move to England The first six months in Egland Life in Cambridge Internment Interregnum Admiralty Signals Establishment Thoughts on the Second World War Life in Cambridge after the War King's College London European Space Research Organization Defence Energy Natural Environment Research Council Churchill College Reflections

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Recounts the experiences, appointments and achievements of this eminent scientist. Dealing systematically with Bondi's childhood in Austria, arrival in Cambridge and his important contributions to the field of mathematics before his appointment as Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, the book conveys how an initially strictly academic career led to a range of positions in the public sector finishing with a return to academia.

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"Sir Hermann Bondi's autobiography is a brief and delightful book... Many of his views and insights recorded in this book will be quoted for years to come." --Physics World

 
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