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The World treasury of physics, astronomy, and mathematics

Autor: Timothy Ferris; Clifton Fadiman
Editorial: Boston : Little, Brown, [1993], ©1991.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng) : 1st pbk. edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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The writings of more than 60 authors including Isaac Asimov, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Pierre Curie, Primo Levi and James Gleick, are represented in this volume. Each expresses a perspective  Leer más

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Género/Forma: Biography
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Timothy Ferris; Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: 0316281336 9780316281331
Número OCLC: 28581121
Descripción: xv, 859 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenido: 1. The realm of the atom: Atoms and quarks: Atoms in motion / Richard P. Feynmen ; The large and the small / Kenneth W. Ford ; The gay tribe of electrons / George Gamow ; Radioactive substances / Pierre Curie ; E=mc² / Albert Einstein ; The man who listened / Robert P. Crease and Charles C. Mann ; Theory of electrons and positrons / Paul A.M. Dirac ; The Copenhagen interpretation of quantum theory / Werner Heisenberg ; Uncertainty and complementarity / Heinz R. Pagels ; Schrödinger's cat / Heinz R. Pagels ; Unified theory of physics / Timothy Ferris ; Butterflies and superstrings / Freeman J. Dyson --
Time and space: The distinction of past and future / Richard P. Feynman ; The second law of thermodynamics / Max Planck ; The age of the elements / David N. Schramm ; The two masses / Isaac Asimov ; Einstein's law of gravitation / Bertrand Russell ; Black holes / Roger Penrose ; Black holes ain't so black / Stephen W. Hawking --
2. The wider universe: The sun and beyond: Total eclipse / Annie Dillard ; Astride the comet / carl Sagan and Ann Druyan ; Cosmic terrorist / Richard Muller ; I think I see it / Richard Muller ; Classifying the stars / Annie J. Cannon ; How a supernova explodes / Hans A. Bethe and Gerald Brown ; Measuring the universe / Harlow Shapley ; The Milky Way galaxy / Bart J. Bok --
The structure of the universe: Cosmology : the quest to understand the creation and expansion of the universe / Allan Sandage ; The exploration of apace / Edwin Hubble ; Spherical space / Arthur Stanley Eddington ; The primeval atom / georges Lemaître ; The new physics and the universe / James Trefil ; Let their be light : modern cosmogony and biblical creation / Owen Gingerich --
Beginnings and endings: The first three minutes / Steven Weinberg ; The magic furnace / Harald Fritzsch ; The origin of the universe / Alan Lightman ; Who will the world end? / John D. Barrow and Joseph Silk --
3. The cosmos of numbers: About mathematics: A mathematician's apology / Godfrey Harold Hardy ; Mathematics and creativity / Alfred Adler ; How long is the coast of Britain? / Benoit B. Mandelbrot ; Chaos / James Gleick --
Artificial intelligence and all that: Computers / Lewis Thomas ; The computer and the brain / John von Neumann ; Can a machine think? / Alan Turing --
Math angst: The loss of certainty / Morris Kline ; The unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences / Eugene P. Wigner ; What is mathematics / John D. Barrow ; The limits of mathematics / Philip J. Davis and Reuben Smith --
4. The ways of science: Scientists' lives and works: Albert Einstein / Archibald Wheeler ; Autobiographical notes / Albert Einstein ; A tribute to Max Planck / Albert Einstein ; Rutherford / C.P. Snow ; Dirac / Jagdish Mehra ; Hilbert / Paul A.M. Dirac ; Quest for order / John Tierney ; The legend of John von Neumann / P.R. Halmos ; On the beach / Andrew Hodges ; Ramanujan and pi / Jonathan M. Borwein and Peter B. Borwein ; Paul Erdos : mathematician / Lee Dembart ; A man of science : Abdus Salam / Nigel Calder ; Two shakers of physics : memorial lecture for Sin-itiro Tomonaga / Julian Schwinger ; Robert Wilson and the building of Fermilab / Philip J. Hilts ; Los Alamos / Stanislaw M. Ulam ; Coming into my own / Luis W. Alvarez ; The two cultures / C.P. Snow ; Women in science / Vivian Gornick ; Iron / Primo Levi --
The poetry of science: When I heard the learn'd astronomer / Walt Whitman ; "I am like a slip of comet ..." / Gerard Manley Hopkins ; Arcturus / Emily Dickinson ; Star-swirls / Robinson Jeffers ; Galaxy / Richard Ryan ; Molecular evolution / James Clerk Maxwell ; Atomic architecture / A.M. Sullivan ; Seeing things / Howard Nemerov ; Cosmic gall / John Updike ; Nomad / Anthony Piccione ; Little cosmic dust poem / John Haines ; Connoisseur of chaos / Wallace Stevens ; "The kings of the world ..." / Rainer Maria Rilke ; The windy planet / Annie Dillard ; Space shuttle / Diane Ackerman ; Epistemology / Richard Wilbur ; What science says to truth / William Watson ; from An essay on man / Alexander Pope ; True enough : to the physicist / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; About Planck time / George Bradley ; The observatory ode / John Frederick Nims --
Philosophy and science: The nature of science / Isaac Asimov ; The art of discovery / Horace Freeland Judson ; The structure of scientific revolutions / Thomas S. Kuhn ; The logic of scientific discovery / Karl Popper ; Causality and complimentarity / Niels Bohr ; from Letters to Max Born / Albert Einstein ; Black magic and white magic / Jacob Bronowski ; Positivism, metaphysics, and religion / Werner Heisenberg ; Science and religion / Albert Einstein.
Otros títulos: Physics, astronomy, and mathematics
Responsabilidad: edited by Timothy Ferris ; with a foreword by Clifton Fadiman, general editor.

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