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Who got Einstein's office? : eccentricity and genius at the Institute for Advanced Study

Author: Edward Regis
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey--home for geniuses and great thinkers of the 20th century. Ed Regis explores the past of this "intellectual hotel" that has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Regis, Edward, 1944-
Who got Einstein's office?
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1987
(OCoLC)625615772
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Regis
ISBN: 0201120658 9780201120653 9780201122787 0201122782
OCLC Number: 15548856
Description: xv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The platonic heaven --
The priesthood of the cosmos --
The pope of physics --
The grand high exalted mystical ruler --
Behold the forms --
Heretics --
Good time Johnny --
The nim-nim-nim man --
Extremes of vision --
Hubble, bubble toil and trouble --
Carrying the fire --
The truth about things --
Life, the universe, and everything --
Nature's own software --
Beyond the invisible --
Epilogue --
Babes in Toyland --
Appendix: programs for the Mandelbrot set and cellular automata.
Responsibility: Ed Regis.
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