Pioneers of science : Nobel Prize winners in physics

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Pioneers of science : Nobel Prize winners in physics

Robert L. Weber

A. Hilger, c1988

2nd ed

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Bibliography: p. 305-306

Includes index

Description and Table of Contents

Description

This second edition of ^IPioneers of Science features 16 new Nobel Prize Winners in physics and presents a collection of biographies which tell the fascinating story of all 130 men and women who have been awarded the Nobel Prize for physics from the inception of the prizes in 1901 to the present time.

Table of Contents

1901 Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen. 1902 Pieter Zeeman and Hendrik Antoon Lorentz. 1903 Antoine Henri Becquerel. Piere Curie. Marie Sklodowaska Curie. 1904 John William Strutt, Third Baron Rayleigh. 1905 Philipp Lenard. 1906 Sir Joseph John Thomson. 1907 Albert Abraham Michelson. 1908 Gabriel Lippman. 1909 Guglielmo Marconi and Carl Ferdinand Braun. 1910 Johannes Diderik van der Waals. 1911 Willhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien. 1912 Nils Gustaf Dal(r)n. 1913 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes. 1914 Max Theodor Felix von Laue. 1915 Sir William Henry Bragg and Sir William Lawrence Bragg. 1916 No award. 1917 Charles Glover Barkla. 1918 Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck. 1919 Johannes Stark. 1920 Charles-Edouard Guillaume. 1921 Albert Einstein. 1922 Niels Hendrik David Bohr. 1923 Robert Andrews Millikan. 1924 Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn. 1925 James Franck and Gustav Ludwig Hertz. 1926 Jean Baptiste Perrin. 1927 Arthur Holly Compton. Charles Thomson Rees Wilson. 1928 Sir Owen Willans Richardson. 1929 Louis-Victor Pierre Raymond, Prince de Broglie. 1930 Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. 1931 No award. 1932 Werner Karl Heisenberg. 1933 Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac and Erwin SchrIdinger. 1934 No award. 1935 Sir James Chadwick. 1936 Victor Franz Hess. Carl David Anderson. 1937 Clinton Joseph Davisson and Sir George Paget Thomson. 1938 Enrico Fermi. 1939 Ernest Orlando Lawrence. 1940-42 No awards. 1943 Otto Stern. 1944 Isidor Isaac Rabi. 1945 Wolfgang Pauli. 1946 Percy Williams Bridgman. 1947 Sir Edward Victor Appleton. 1948 Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett. 1949 Hideki Yukawa. 1950 Cecil Frank Powell. 1951 Sir John Douglas Cockcroft and Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton. 1952 Felix Bloch and Edward Mills Purcell. 1953 Frits Zernike. 1954 Max Born, Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe. 1955 Willis Eugene Lamb Jr, Polykarp Kusch. 1956 John Bardeen, Walther Houser Brattain and William Shockley. 1957 Chen Ning Yang and Tsung Dao Lee. 1958 Pavel Alekseivich Cherenkov, Ilya Mikhailovich Frank and Igor Evgeneivich Tamm. 1959 Owen Chamberlain and Emilio Gino Segr(r). 1960 Donald Arthur Glaser. 1961 Robert Hofstadter, Rudolf Ludwig MIssbauer. 1962 Lev Davidovich Landau. 1963 Eugene Paul Wigner. Maria Goeppert-Mayer.,J Hans D Jensen. 1964 Charles Hard Townes. Nikolai Gennadievich Basoc and Alexander Mikhailovich Prokhorov. 1965 Richard Phillips Feynman, Julian Seymour Schwinger and Sin-itiro Tomonaga. 1966 Alfred Kastler. 1967 Hans Albrecht Bethe. 1968 Luis Walter Alvarez. 1969 Murray Gell-Mann. 1970 Hannes Olof GIsta Alfven, Louis Eugne Felix N(r)el. 1971 Dennis Gabor. 1972 Leon N Cooper, John Robert Schrieffer and John Bardeen. 1973 Leo Esaki, Ivar Giaver, Brian David Josephson. 1974 Antony Hewish, Martin Ryle. 1975 Aage Niels Bohr, Ben Roy Mottelson and Leo James Rainwater. 1976 Burton Richter and Samuel Chao Chung Ting. 1977 John Hasbrouck van Vleck. Sir Nevill Francis Mott and Philip Warren Anderson. 1978 Peter Leonidovich Kapitza, Arno A Penzias, Robert Woodrow Wilson. 1979 Steven Weinberg, Abdus Salam and Sheldon Lee Glashow. 1980 James Watson Cronin and Val Logsdon Fitch. 1981 Kai Manne Borje Siegbahn. Nicholaas Bloembergen and Arthur Leonard Schawlow. 1982 Kenneth Geddes Wilson. 1983 William Alfred Fowler. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. 1984 Carlo Rubbia and Simon van der Meer. 1985 Klaus von Klitzing. 1986 Ernst Ruska. Heinrich Rohrer and Gerd Binnig. 1987 Karl Alex M-ller and J Georg Bednorz. Bibliography. Index.

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  • NCID
    BA05005071
  • ISBN
    • 0852742673
  • LCCN
    88028417
  • Country Code
    uk
  • Title Language Code
    eng
  • Text Language Code
    eng
  • Place of Publication
    Bristol, England ; Philadelphia
  • Pages/Volumes
    xix, 310 p.
  • Size
    25 cm
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