Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 September 2004

512 Pages | 83 halftones & line illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195173246

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Great Physicists

The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to Hawking

William H. Cropper

Here is a lively history of modern physics, as seen through the lives of thirty men and women from the pantheon of physics. William H. Cropper vividly portrays the life and accomplishments of such giants as Galileo and Isaac Newton, Marie Curie and Ernest Rutherford, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr, right up to contemporary figures such as Richard Feynman, Murray Gell-Mann, and Stephen Hawking.

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