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Time reversal, an autobiography

Author: A Abragam
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This autobiography by a leading figure in modern physics describes his life, times and colleagues. Filled with anecdotes and pen-portraits of his contemporaries, the book also describes Abragam's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Abragam, A.
Time reversal, an autobiography.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)610580284
Named Person: A Abragam; A Abragam; Anatole Abragam
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Abragam
ISBN: 0198539266 9780198539261
OCLC Number: 18989324
Notes: Translation of: De la physique avant toute chose.
Description: 373 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I: A Russian childhood; II: France, childhood, adolescence, youth; Mademoiselle Bertin; Les Cinq Glorieuses; A false start; Masters and examinations; In search of research; III: Man's estate; Armageddon or the gaieties of the squadron; The verdigris years; Second service; The three musketeers; Physicists' stories; A year of translation; Oxford; Between Oxford and Cambridge; America, America!; Accelerators and resonances; Nuclear magnetism and I; Looking back; Going up; College de France; Director of physics; Nuclear magnetic order; East and West; The groves of academe; Epilogue
Other Titles: La physique avant toute chose.
Responsibility: Anatole Abragam.
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