Science, computers, and people: from the tree of mathematics

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Birkhäuser, 1986 - Computers - 264 pages
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Contents

The Applicability of Mathematics
1
Physics for Mathematicians
9
Ideas of Space and SpaceTime
21
Copyright

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S. M. Ulam (1909-1984), a key member of the now legendary Polish School of Mathematics, came to the United States in 1935. After work at Princeton, Harvard, and the University of Wisconsin, he joined the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos in 1944. In addition to his articles, essays, and books of mathematical studies, Ulam published an autobiography, "Adventures of a Mathematician.

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