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
Rédei, Miklós
Stöltzner, Michael
Hargittai, István
Thirring, Walter
Majer, U.
Stöltzner, M.
Physics in Perspective
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
American Journal of Physics
Kluwer Academic
Henry Holt
Berzsenyi College
Harvard University Press
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Quantum mechanics
Science and politics
Science and war; science and the military
Von Neumann, John
Teller, Edward
Wigner, Eugene Paul
Szilard, Leo
Einstein, Albert
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
United States
Soviet Union
20th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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