The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New Afterword
In this moving and eloquent portrait, Heilbron describes how the founder of quantum theory rose to the pinnacle of German science. He shows how Planck suffered morally and intellectually as his lifelong habit of service to his country and to physics was confronted by the realities of World War I and the brutalities of the Third Reich.
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J. L. Heilbron
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