Book ID: CBB000640787

The Martians of Science: Five Physicists Who Changed the Twentieth Century (2006)


Hargittai, István (Author)

Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2006
Physical Details: xxiv + 313 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description About Theodore von Karman, Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, and Edward Teller.

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Authors & Contributors
Hargittai, István
Cioci, Vincenzo
Josh Hunt
Unna, Issachar
Teller, Edward
Stöltzner, Michael
Physics in Perspective
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
American Journal of Physics
World Scientific
Prometheus Books
Kluwer Academic
Henry Holt
Harvard University Press
Quantum mechanics
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
Science and war; science and the military
Wigner, Eugene Paul
Von Neumann, John
Teller, Edward
Szilard, Leo
Kármán, Theodor von
Einstein, Albert
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
United States
Soviet Union
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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