A Century of Ideas

Perspectives from Leading Scientists of the 20th Century

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-4359-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-4360-4 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-12

    Fifty Years of Cosmology

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    Pages 13-18

    Science as an Adventure

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    Pages 19-25

    The Early Universe

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    Pages 27-41

    The Long-Term Future of Particle Accelerators

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    Pages 43-53

    Energy and Evolution

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    Pages 55-64

    The Wonders of Pulsars

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    Pages 65-75

    Is the Future Given? Changes in Our Description of Nature

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    Pages 77-85

    Bubbles, Foams and Other Fragile Objects

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    Pages 87-100

    Beyond the Standard Model: Will it be the Theory of Everything?

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    Pages 101-108

    Living Joyfully with Complexity in Chemistry and Culture

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    Pages 109-121

    A Confrontation with Infinity

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    Pages 123-137

    The Creative and Unpredictable Interaction of Science and Technology

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    Pages 139-174

    The Link Between Neutrino Masses and Proton Decay in Supersymmetric Unification

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    Pages 175-203

    The Nature of Discovery in Physics

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    Pages 205-207

    Symmetry in the Micro World – A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Eugene Wigner