At home in the universe

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American Institute of Physics, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 371 pages
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Colleague and confidant of Einstein and Bohr and pioneer of nuclear fission, John A. Wheeler is one of our most original and profound thinkers. In engaging essays formed of reminiscence, science, and conjecture. Wheeler writes of debates and discussions with Bohr, long talks with Einstein in his study at Princeton, and the eloquence and nobility of Hermann Weyl. With simple delight in "the machinery of existence". Wheeler exudes an enthusiasm that illuminates this collection.

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Contents

Aids in the Search for Truth
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Genesis and Observership
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The Known and the Unknown
47
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