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Heisenberg Probably Slept Here: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Physicists of the 20th Century

ISBN: 978-0-471-29585-3
274 pages
September 1998
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"Here is a book I wish I had when taking physics my senior year in high school!" -Book Report

A lively illumination of modern physics' marquee players, featuring:
* Albert Einstein
* Max Planck
* Ernest Rutherford
* Niels Bohr
* Werner Heisenberg
* Richard Feynman
* Murray Gell-Mann

"Brennan has a knack for explaining difficult technicalities simply. His essays give a useful summary of twentieth-century science." -Financial Times

"Highly recommended to expert and layperson alike." -Choice
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Isaac Newton.

Albert Einstein.

Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck.

Ernest Rutherford.

Niels Henrik David Bohr.

Werner Karl Heisenberg.

Richard Phillips Feynman.

Murray Gell-Mann.

Epilogue: The Why of Physics.

Chronology of Physics.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.
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RICHARD P. BRENNAN is a veteran science editor and a former consultant to Lockheed, the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of the bestselling Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes, also from Wiley. Mr. Brennan lives in Palo Alto, California.
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