The physics of a lifetime : reflections on the problems and personalities of 20th century physics

Vitaly L. Ginzburg

Every reader interested in understanding the important problems in physics and astrophysics and their historic development over the past 60 years will enjoy this book immensely. The philosophy, history and the individual views of famous scientists of the 20th century known personally to the author, make this book fascinating for non-physicists, too.

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  • I.- What Problems of Physics and Astrophysics Seem Now to Be Especially Important and Interesting?.- What Problems of Physics and Astrophysics Seem Now to Be Especially Important and Interesting (Thirty Years Later, Already on the Verge of the 21st Century)?.- II.- How Does Science Develop? Remarks on The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.- Who Created the Theory of Relativity and How Was It Developed? A Review with a Preamble and a Commentary.- Does Astronomy Need 'New Physics'?.- Physical Laws and Extraterrestrial Civilizations.- Wide Scope and Up-to-Date Information as a Precondition of Successful Research.- Physics Stays Young. A Way of Answering the Questionnaire in Nauka i Zhizn' Magazine.- On Popular Science and More.- Notes on the Occasion My Jubilee.- A Scientific Autobiography - an Attempt.- III.- About Igor EvgenevichTamm.- A Piece of Advice Given by Leonid Isaakovich Mandelshtam.- On the 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Nikolai Dmitrievich Papaleksi.- About Lev Davidovich Landau.- To the Memory of Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Andronov.- About Aleksandr Lvovich Mints.- In Commemoration of Sergei Ivanovich Vavilov.- A Story of Two Directors.- To the Memory of Ilya Mikhailovich Frank.- About Grigorii Samuilovich Landsberg.- To the Memory of Evgenii Konstantinovich Zavoiskii.- About Matvei Samsonovich Rabinovich.- Mstislav Vsevoldovich Keldysh.- About Albert Einstein.- In Memory of Niels Bohr.- About Richard Feynman - a Remarkable Physicist and a Wonderful Man.- John Bardeen and the Theory of Superconductivity.- On High-Energy Astrophysics (On the 80th Birthday of Jan Oort).- The Sakharov Phenomenon.- Notes on A. I. Solzhenitsyn, A. D. Sakharov, and the 'Crosswind'.- About the Author.

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書名 The physics of a lifetime : reflections on the problems and personalities of 20th century physics
著作者等 Ginzburg, V. L.
Aksent'Eva M.S.
Ginzburg V. L.
出版元 Springer
刊行年月 c2001
ページ数 xiii, 513 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 3540675345
NCID BA51098866
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言語 英語
原文言語 ロシア語
出版国 ドイツ
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