Book ID: CBB000083187

The Solvay Councils and the birth of modern physics (1999)



Publication Date: 1999
Edition Details: Editors: Marage, Pierre, Wallenborn, Grégoire
Physical Details: xiii + 224 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Stengers, Isabelle: Preface: When physicists held a “witches' sabbath”. Devriese, Didier, Wallenborn, Grégoire: Ernest Solvay: The system, the law and the Council. Hughes, Jeff: Rutherford, the Cavendish Laboratory and the Solvay Councils. Bensaude-Vincent, Bernadette: Paul Langevin and the French scientists at the Solvay Conferences. Crawford, Elisabeth: The Solvay Councils and the Nobel Institution. Vanpaemel, Geert: The organisation of science in the 19th century. Marage, Pierre, Wallenborn, Grégoire: Physics prior to the first Council. Marage, Pierre, Wallenborn, Grégoire: The birth of modern physics.

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Authors & Contributors
Freire, Olival, Jr.
Kojima, Chieko
Badash, Lawrence
Maiocchi, Roberto
Langevin, André
Mando, M.
American Journal of Physics
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
科学史研究 Kagakusi Kenkyu (History of Science)
Scientia: Rivista di Scienza
Acta Historiae Rerum Naturalium necnon Technicarum
Pensée: Recherches Marxistes, Sciences, Société, Philosophie
Quantum mechanics
International relations
Electricity; magnetism
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
Chemical elements
Langevin, Paul
Rutherford, Ernest, 1st Baron
Fock, Vladimir A.
Taketani, Mituo
Broglie, Louis Victor Pierre Raymond de
Poincaré, Jules Henri
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
Great Britain
Mars Exploration Rover Mission (U.S.)

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