2009

The Physical Tourist

A Science Guide for the Traveler

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-8932-1 (Print) 978-3-7643-8933-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. United Kingdom

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      Pages 1-5

      The Whipple Museum and Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge

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      Pages 7-20

      Scientific Travels in the Irish Countryside

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      Pages 21-54

      Physics in Edinburgh: From Napier’s Bones to Higgs’s Boson

  3. Denmark

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      Pages 55-72

      Historical Sites of Physical Science in Copenhagen

  4. France

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      Pages 73-80

      A Parisian Walk along the Landmarks of the Discovery of Radioactivity

  5. Germany

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      Pages 81-90

      Physics in Berlin I: The Historical City Center

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      Pages 91-110

      II: Through the Western Part of the City: Charlottenburg

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      Pages 111-119

      Some Historical Points of Interest in Göttingen

  6. Switzerland

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      Pages 121-143

      Peripatetic Highlights in Bern

  7. Austria

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      Pages 145-173

      Vienna: A Random Walk in Science

  8. Hungary

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      Pages 175-213

      Budapest: A Random Walk in Science and Culture

  9. United States

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      Pages 215-249

      Physics and New York City