Book ID: CBB490294723

Arnold Sommerfeld: Science, Life and Turbulent Times 1868-1951 (2013)


Artin, Tom (Translator)
Eckert, Michael (Author)

Artin, Tom

Publication Date: 2013
Physical Details: 488 pp.
Language: English

This biography of the theoretical physicist Arnold Sommerfeld (1868-1951) is to a large extent based on primary source material. It chronicles the rise of atomic and quantum physics within the social and political context of the first half of the 20th century.

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Review Andre K. T. Assis (2014) Review of "Arnold Sommerfeld: Science, Life and Turbulent Times 1868-1951". Science and Education (pp. 707-710). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Seth, Suman
Eckert, Michael
Peierls, Rudolf Ernst
Lee, Sabine
Dongen, Jeroen van
Galison, Peter Louis
European Physical Journal H
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Wallstein Verlag
World Scientific
MIT Press
Harvard University Press
Princeton University Press
Quantum mechanics
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Science and politics
Sommerfeld, Arnold Johannes Wilhelm
Heisenberg, Werner
Einstein, Albert
Bohr, Niels Henrik David
Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst
Peierls, Rudolph Ernst
Time Periods
20th century, early
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
Weimar Republic (1919-1933)
United States
University of Tokyo
Kyōto Daigaku (Kyoto University)
Munich. Universität

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