The life it brings: one physicist's beginnings

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Ticknor & Fields, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 171 pages
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The noted physicist and author retraces the idiosyncratic path that led him to a life in science. 8 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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The life it brings: one physicist's beginnings

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Bernstein, professor of physics, noted author, and science writer for the New Yorker , worked alongside some of the most eminent physicists of the 20th century: Oppenheimer, Dirac, Bohr, Lee and Yang ... Read full review

Contents

TUESDAYS CHILD
3
THE A TRAIN
18
THE RIVER
32
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Jeremy Bernstein is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He was a staff writer for the New Yorker from 1961 to 1995. He has written some fifty technical papers, three monographs, and twelve books, including Albert Einstein, which was nominated for a National Book Award; Hitler's Uranium Club; a biography of Robert Oppenheimer entitled Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma; and most recently Plutonium: A History of the World's Most Dangerous Element.

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