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The man who stalked Einstein : how Nazi scientist Philipp Lenard changed the course of history

Author: Bruce J Hillman; Birgit Ertl-Wagner; Bernd C Wagner
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : LP, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By the end of World War I, Albert Einstein had become the face of the new science of theoretical physics and had made some powerful enemies. One of those enemies, Nobel Prize winner Philipp Lenard, spent a career trying to discredit him. Their story of conflict, pitting Germany's most widely celebrated Jew against the Nazi scientist who was to become Hitler's chief advisor on physics, had an impact far exceeding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Named Person: Philipp Lenard; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Philipp Lenard; Albert Einstein; Philipp Lenard; Physik
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce J Hillman; Birgit Ertl-Wagner; Bernd C Wagner
ISBN: 9781493010011 1493010018
OCLC Number: 891608789
Description: xvi, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A Note on the Differences between Lenard's and Einstein's Science --
1 Pyrrhic Victory --
2 The Heart of the Matter --
3 Familiarity Breeds Contempt --
4 An Interesting Evening Out --
5 A Disagreement between Gentlemen --
6 A Missed Opportunity --
7 Lenard in Stockholm --
8 Einstein versus the Small Popes in Uppsala --
9 Dangerous Choices --
10 Lenard and Hitler --
11 Deutsche Physik --
12 Academic Impurities --
13 Some Say by Fire, Others Ice --
Epilogue: Unapologetic Lives --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index --
About the Authors.
Responsibility: Bruce J. Hillman, Birgit Ertl-Wagner, and Bernd C. Wagner.

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