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The Resource The joy of discovery : great encounters along the way, Walter Thirring, (electronic book)

The joy of discovery : great encounters along the way, Walter Thirring, (electronic book)

Label
The joy of discovery : great encounters along the way
Title
The joy of discovery
Title remainder
great encounters along the way
Statement of responsibility
Walter Thirring
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Walter Thirring is the last offspring of an Austrian family of scientists. In this moving narrative, he describes how he survived the Nazi occupation and became instrumental in reconstructing European science. Thirring is one of the last living physicists who worked on the greatest discoveries and with the greatest scientists of the 20th century. He recollects encounters with the old masters like Einstein, Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Pauli and others as well as his collaborations with the present stars like Murray Gell-Mann and Elliott Lieb. The book presents the challenges faced when one of the
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Lust am Forschen
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1927-
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Thirring, Walter E.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • charts
Index
index present
Language note
"This English edition is a translated version of the German edition Lust am Forschen. Lebensweg und Begegnungen. Copyright 2008 Seifert Verlang GmbH, Wien."--t.p. verso
LC call number
QC16.T4
LC item number
J69 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
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  • Physicists
  • Thirring, Walter E
  • Thirring, Walter E
Label
The joy of discovery : great encounters along the way, Walter Thirring, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
Control code
ebr10479878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 195 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814322973
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The joy of discovery : great encounters along the way, Walter Thirring, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
Control code
ebr10479878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 195 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814322973
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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