The Resource Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist, (electronic resource)

Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist, (electronic resource)

Label
Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist
Title
Bird of Passage
Title remainder
Recollections of a Physicist
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Here is the intensely personal and often humorous autobiography of one of the most distinguished theoretical physicists of his generation, Sir Rudolf Peierls. Born in Germany in 1907, Peierls was indeed a bird of passage,"" whose career of fifty-five years took him to leading centers of physics--including Munich, Leipzig, Zurich, Copenhagen, Cambridge, Manchester, Oxford, and J. Robert Oppenheimer's Los Alamos. Peierls was a major participant in the revolutionary development of quantum mechanics in the 1920s and 1930s, working with some of the pioneers and, as he puts it, ""some of the grea
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 530.0924
  • 530/.092/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC16.P375 A32 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations
  • Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Control code
ocn884013512
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854615
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.b30572319
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884013512
  • ebl140085461X

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