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The dilemmas of an upright man : Max Planck and the fortunes of German science

Author: John Lewis Heilbron
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work describes how the founder of quantum theory rose to the pinnacle of German science. It portrays a man who suffered morally and intellectually as his lifelong habit of service to his country  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Max Planck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis Heilbron
ISBN: 0674004396 9780674004399
OCLC Number: 924957427
Notes: Originally published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1986. With new afterword.
Följande Nobelpristagare tas upp: Planck, Einstein, Arrhenius, Bohr, Born, Bothe, Debye, Franck, Haber, Hahn, Heisenberg, Laue, Lenard, Lorentz, Nernst, Pauli, Wien.
Description: xiii, 254 s. : illustrations
Responsibility: J.L. Heilbron.

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