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  • Higher Speculations
    Higher Speculations (English, Paperback) Helge Kragh

    A historical account of highly ambitious attempts to understand all of nature in terms of fundamental physics. Presenting old and new 'theories of everything' in their historical contexts, the book discusses the nature and limits of scientific explanation in connection with concrete case studies.

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  • Dirac
    Dirac (English, Paperback) Helge Kragh

    The first full length biography of Dirac, one of the most brilliant physicists of the twentieth century.

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  • Early Responses to the Periodic System
    Early Responses to the Periodic System (English, Hardback) Masanori Kaji

    A collection of comparative studies on the reception, response, and appropriation of the periodic system of elements in eleven countries.

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  • Masters of the Universe
    Masters of the Universe (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    This book tells the fascinating history of cosmology using a series of fictitious interview transcripts with the field's leading scientists, including giants such as Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, and George Gamow, to give the reader a lively and "almost authentic" impression of the problems that faced this early generation of cosmologists.

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  • Varying Gravity
    Varying Gravity (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    The main focus of this book is on the interconnection of two unorthodox scientific ideas, the varying-gravity hypothesis and the expanding-earth hypothesis.

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  • Quantum Generations
    Quantum Generations (English, Paperback) Helge Kragh

    Presenting the history of twentieth-century physics, this book takes us from the discovery of X rays in the mid-1890s to superstring theory in the 1990s. It also shows how the revolutionary discoveries of scientists ranging from Einstein, Planck, and Bohr to Stephen Hawking have been built on the great traditions of earlier centuries.

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  • Cosmology and Controversy
    Cosmology and Controversy (English, Paperback) Helge Kragh

    Presents the development of scientific cosmology as a historical event, one that embroiled many scientists in a controversy over the very notion of an evolving universe with a beginning in time. This work examines how the big-bang theory drew inspiration from and eventually triumphed over rival views.

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  • Matter And Spirit In The Universe: Scientific And Religious Preludes To Modern Cosmology
    Matter And Spirit In The Universe: Scientific And Religious Preludes To Modern Cosmology (English, Paperback) Helge Kragh

    Cosmology is an unusual science with an unusual history. This book examines the formative years of modern cosmology from the perspective of its interaction with religious thought. As the first study of its kind, it reveals how closely associated the development of cosmology has been with considerations of a philosophical and religious nature.

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  • The Moon that Wasn't
    The Moon that Wasn't (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    This book details the history of one of astronomy's many spurious objects, the satellite of Venus. Meticulously documented and based on a large collection of primary sources, the book addresses the history of planetary astronomy in a novel way.

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  • Controversy and Consensus: Nuclear Beta Decay 1911-1934
    Controversy and Consensus: Nuclear Beta Decay 1911-1934 (English, Paperback) Carsten Jensen

    In 1920s, a long-lasting controversy on the interpretation of nuclear beta spectrum arose between Lise Meitner and Charles Drummond Ellis. A new dispute, this time between Niels Bohr and Wolfgang Pauli, broke out. Pauli argued for a new particle, and Bohr for a new theory;

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  • Controversy and Consensus: Nuclear Beta Decay 1911-1934
    Controversy and Consensus: Nuclear Beta Decay 1911-1934 (English, Hardback) Carsten Jensen

    In 1920s, a long-lasting controversy on the interpretation of nuclear beta spectrum arose between Lise Meitner and Charles Drummond Ellis. A new dispute, this time between Niels Bohr and Wolfgang Pauli, broke out. Pauli argued for a new particle, and Bohr for a new theory;

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  • Matter And Spirit In The Universe: Scientific And Religious Preludes To Modern Cosmology
    Matter And Spirit In The Universe: Scientific And Religious Preludes To Modern Cosmology (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    Cosmology is an unusual science with an unusual history. This book examines the formative years of modern cosmology from the perspective of its interaction with religious thought. As the first study of its kind, it reveals how closely associated the development of cosmology has been with considerations of a philosophical and religious nature. From nineteenth-century thermodynamics to the...

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  • Dirac
    Dirac (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    The first full length biography of Dirac, one of the most brilliant physicists of the twentieth century.

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  • The Making of the Chemist
    The Making of the Chemist (English, Paperback) David Knight

    In this 1998 book the authors describe how chemists emerged as professionals in fifteen different countries.

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  • Science in Denmark
    Science in Denmark (English, Hardback) Henry Nielsen

    In Denmark, the natural sciences (as also applies to other sciences, and culture in general) have developed mainly through the reception of and adaptation to science from abroad. This work describes the high points of the Danish contributions.

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  • Simply Dirac
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  • Niels Bohr and the Quantum Atom
    Niels Bohr and the Quantum Atom (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    Niels Bohr and the Quantum Atom gives a comprehensive account of the birth, development, and decline of Bohr's atomic theory. It presents the theory in a broad context which includes not only its technical aspects, but also its reception, dissemination, and applications in both physics and chemistry.

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  • The Making of the Chemist
    The Making of the Chemist (English, Hardback) David Knight

    In this 1998 book the authors describe how chemists emerged as professionals in fifteen different countries.

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  • Higher Speculations
    Higher Speculations (English, Hardback) Helge Kragh

    A historical account of highly ambitious attempts to understand all of nature in terms of fundamental physics. Presenting old and new 'theories of everything' in their historical contexts, the book discusses the nature and limits of scientific explanation in connection with concrete case studies.

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