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From Eros to Gaia / Freeman Dyson.

Author/Creator:
Dyson, Freeman J.
Publication:
London : Penguin, 1993.
Series:
Penguin science
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 371 pages ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Science.
Scientists.
Physics.
Physicists.
Astronomy.
Contents:
Sir Phillip Roberts's erolunar collision (1933)
On being the right size : reflections on the ecology of scientific projects (1988)
Six cautionary tales for scientists (1988)
Telescopes and accelerators (1988)
Sixty years of space science, 1958-2018 (1988)
The importance of being unpredictable (1990)
Strategic bombing in World War 2 and today : has anything changed? (1990)
Field theory (1953)
Innovation in physics (1958)
Tomonaga, Schwinger, and Feynman awarded Nobel Prize for physics (1965)
Energy in the universe (1971)
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the biosphere (1990)
The future of physics (1970)
Unfashionable pursuits (1981)
Astronomy in a private sphere (1984)
To teach or not to teach (1990)
Pugwash 1962 (1962)
Death of a project (1965)
Human consequences of the exploration of space (1968)
The hidden costs of saying no (1974)
Pupin (1960)
Oppenheimer (1980)
Heims (1980)
Manin and Forman (1982)
Kennan (1982)
Oppenheimer again (1989)
Morson and Tolstoy (1989).
Letter from Armenia (1971)
Brittle silence (1981)
Helen Dukas (1982)
Paul Dirac (1986)
Beacons (1988)
Kennan again (1988)
Feynman in 1948 (1989)
The face of Gaia (1989).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-361) and index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1993
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Dyson, Freeman J. From Eros to Gaia.
ISBN:
0140174230
9780140174236
OCLC:
28254436
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