Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics
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BeschreibungFrom nuclear physics to quantum theory to relativity and gravitation, Wheeler's work has set the trajectory of research for half a century. In this rich autobiography, he reveals in colorful detail the excitement of each discovery, the character of each colleague, and the underlying passion for knowledge that drives him still.
PortraitJohn Archibald Wheeler currently holds an emeritus professorship at Princeton University, where he spent most of his career. Kenneth Ford is the retired director of the American Institute of Physics. He recently taught high-school physics and served as science director of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: W W NORTON & CO INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2000
Seitenanzahl: 416 Seiten