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A life of Erwin Schrödinger

Author: Walter Moore
Publisher: New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Canto.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st publView all editions and formats

Erwin Schroedinger was best known for the discovery of wave mechanics, which won him the Nobel Prize for Physics. This book interweaves Schroedinger's scientific work with his intense personal  Read more...


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Named Person: Erwin Schrödinger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Moore
ISBN: 0521469341 9780521469340
OCLC Number: 456151452
Description: XIII, 349 str. : ilustr. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Family childhood, and youth; 2. University of Vienna; 3. Schroedinger at war; 4. From Vienna to Zurich; 5. Zurich; 6. Discovery of wave mechanics; 7. Berlin; 8. Exile in Oxford; 9. Graz; 10. Wartime Dublin; 11. Postwar Dublin; 12. Home to Vienna.
Series Title: Canto.
Responsibility: Walter Moore.


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'The best book available today on the life and work of Schroedinger.' The Times Higher Education Supplement 'It is an attempt to analyze a soul, and in that respect it surpasses even The Double Helix Read more...

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