Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 April 2021

304 Pages | 16 pages of b/w photographs

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198870500

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A Living Work of Art

The Life and Science of Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

A. J. Kox and H. F. Schatz

  • First wide-ranging biography of the physicist Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (1853-1928)
  • Brings to the fore Lorentz's significance in establishing contemporary physics
  • Emphasizes Lorentz's social role in science and politics, especially as a peace-promoter in the inter-ward period
  • Well-written, free of formulas and technicalities, in a style appropriate and accessible for a large variety of readers