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The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, quantum genius

Author: Graham Farmelo
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Dirac was one of the leading pioneers of the greatest revolution in the 20th century - quantum mechanics. In this book Graham Farmelo celebrates Dirac's massive scientific achievement, while drawing a compassionate portrait of his life and work.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: P A M Dirac; P A M Dirac; Paul A Dirac; Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac; Paul A M Dirac; Paul A M Dirac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Farmelo
ISBN: 9780571222780 0571222781 9780571222865 0571222862
OCLC Number: 263294975
Awards: Winner of Costa Biography Award 2009.
Description: 539 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Graham Farmelo.

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