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The Resource Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist

Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist

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Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist
Title
Bird of Passage
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Recollections of a Physicist
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eng
Summary
Here is the intensely personal and often humorous autobiography of one of the most distinguished theoretical physicists of his generation, Sir Rudolf Peierls. Born in Germany in 1907, Peierls was indeed a bird of passage, "" whose career of fifty-five years took him to leading centers of physics--including Munich, Leipzig, Zurich, Copenhagen, Cambridge, Manchester, Oxford, and J. Robert Oppenheimer's Los Alamos. Peierls was a major participant in the revolutionary development of quantum mechanics in the 1920s and 1930s, working with some of the pioneers and, as he puts it, ""some of the grea
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non fiction
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Princeton Legacy Library
Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist
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Bird of Passage : Recollections of a Physicist
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7ztn4b
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