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Published: 24 July 2013

296 Pages | 48 b/w illustrations

9.5 x 6.6 inches

ISBN: 9780199680283

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Love, Literature and the Quantum Atom

Niels Bohr's 1913 Trilogy Revisited

Finn Aaserud and John L. Heilbron

  • Presents important new biographical material
  • Juxtaposes literary interests with scientific invention
  • Exhibits an unusual, perhaps unique, case of family support for intellectual work
  • Provides a rich account of science in the making
  • Attempts a new approach to scientific creativity