## A question of physics: conversations in physics and biology |

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### Contents

Leon Rosenfeld | 17 |

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac | 34 |

Roger Penrose | 41 |

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A Question of Physics: Conversations in Physics and Biology Paul Buckley,F. David Peat Limited preview - 1979 |

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