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C.P. Snow
Birth date: October 15, 1905
Died: July 01, 1980
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This is a readable history of "modern" physics, mainly focused on the science and politics of nuclear weapons but covering atomic physics from Rutherford up to 1980 - no superstrings here. I think it's too superficial to really explain much of the physics to complete novices but covers the history a...
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Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: autumn-2011, published-1951, skoolzy-stuff, winter-20112012, series, families, classic, fradio, radio-4x Read from November 29 to December 02, 2011 What if I happened, suddenly, to start liking Trollope after this dotdotdot : Age is creeping up3) 'The Masters - Part 1' blurb - It is ...
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Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: published-1954, autumn-2011, epic-proportions, fradio, radio-4x, winter-20112012 Read from November 29 to December 06, 2011 6) 'The New Men' blurb - Eliot's war was spent locked in the race against the germans to split the atom. It was the greatest adventure of his life. The biggest...
The Review Man
The Review Man rated it 7 years ago
My skill in mathematics pales in comparison to Hardy's, but here goes anyway.Essentially, pure mathematics is more 'important' (if such a thing can be said) than applied mathematics, because the research conducted in the latter depends on the former. For example, cryptographers would not have a job ...
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Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
9) 'The Corridors of Power: An Even Bet' blurb - It's 1955 and Eliot has turned 50. He was blessed with a beautiful wife and a beautiful child. Although not a career civil servant, he was now a fixture in Whitehall. His job was to co-ordinate Britian's atomic bomb project - not a task he relished. T...
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