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The Resource The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom, Graham Farmelo

The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom, Graham Farmelo

Label
The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom
Title
The strangest man
Title remainder
the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom
Statement of responsibility
Graham Farmelo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paul Dirac was among the great scientific geniuses of the modern age. One of the discoverers of quantum mechanics, one of Einstein's most admired colleagues, Dirac was in 1933 the youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize in physics. Based on previously undiscovered archives, this biography reveals the many facets of Dirac's brilliantly original mind as well as the spectacularly exciting era of scientific discovery in which he lived
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmelo, Graham
Dewey number
530.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.D57
LC item number
F37 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dirac, P. A. M.
  • Physicists
  • Quantum theory
  • Dirac, P. A. M.
  • Physicists
  • Quantum theory
  • Great Britain
Label
The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom, Graham Farmelo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-506) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Strangest man -- Abbreviations in notes -- Notes -- Bibliography -- List of plates -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Control code
537834121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (539 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465019922
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3a0360a1-5195-4855-b45e-256609f760bc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)537834121
Label
The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom, Graham Farmelo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-506) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Strangest man -- Abbreviations in notes -- Notes -- Bibliography -- List of plates -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Control code
537834121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (539 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465019922
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3a0360a1-5195-4855-b45e-256609f760bc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)537834121

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