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Niels Bohr's times : in physics, philosophy, and polity, Abraham Pais

Label
Niels Bohr's times : in physics, philosophy, and polity
Title
Niels Bohr's times
Title remainder
in physics, philosophy, and polity
Statement of responsibility
Abraham Pais
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-2000
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pais, Abraham
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bohr, Niels
  • Nuclear physics
Label
Niels Bohr's times : in physics, philosophy, and polity, Abraham Pais
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A dane for all seasons -- 'In Denmark I was born ... ' -- Boyhood -- Toward the twentieth century: from ancient optics to relativity theory -- Natura facit saltum: the roots of quantum physics -- Student days -- In which Bohr goes to England for postdoctoral research -- Bohr, father of the atom -- How Bohr secured his permanent base of operations -- 'It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair' -- Bohr and Einstein -- 'A modern Viking who comes on a great errand' -- 'Then the whole picture changes completely': the discovery of quantum mechanics -- The spirit of Copenhagen -- Looking into the atomic nucleus -- Toward the edge of physics in the Bohr style, and a bit beyond -- How Bohr orchestrated experimental progress in the 1930s, in physics and in biology -- Of sad events and of major journeys -- 'We are suspended in language' -- Fission -- Bohr, pioneer of 'glasnost' -- In which Bohr moves full stream into his later years
Control code
22906846
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 565 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780198520498
Lccn
90027248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)1401600
Label
Niels Bohr's times : in physics, philosophy, and polity, Abraham Pais
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A dane for all seasons -- 'In Denmark I was born ... ' -- Boyhood -- Toward the twentieth century: from ancient optics to relativity theory -- Natura facit saltum: the roots of quantum physics -- Student days -- In which Bohr goes to England for postdoctoral research -- Bohr, father of the atom -- How Bohr secured his permanent base of operations -- 'It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair' -- Bohr and Einstein -- 'A modern Viking who comes on a great errand' -- 'Then the whole picture changes completely': the discovery of quantum mechanics -- The spirit of Copenhagen -- Looking into the atomic nucleus -- Toward the edge of physics in the Bohr style, and a bit beyond -- How Bohr orchestrated experimental progress in the 1930s, in physics and in biology -- Of sad events and of major journeys -- 'We are suspended in language' -- Fission -- Bohr, pioneer of 'glasnost' -- In which Bohr moves full stream into his later years
Control code
22906846
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 565 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780198520498
Lccn
90027248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)1401600

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