Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures by RAPHAEL MECHOULAMAlbert Einstein Memorial Lectures by RAPHAEL MECHOULAM

Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures


Paperback | March 12, 2012

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This volume consists of a selection of the Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures presented annually at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Delivered by eminent scientists and scholars, including Nobel laureates, they cover a broad spectrum of subjects in physics, chemistry, life science, mathematics, historiography and social issues. Contents: Chemistry and Life Science: Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecular Information toward Self-Organization and Complex Matter (J-M Lehn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry); Chromatin and Transcription (R D Kornberg, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry); Historiography: Res Ipsa Loquitur: History and Mimesis (J Wansbrough, Professor of Oriental and African Studies, University of London); Mathematics: What Can Pure Mathematics Offer to Society? (W Timothy Gowers, Fields Medalist); General Covariance and the Passive Equations of Physics (Shlomo Sternberg, Professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Harvard University); Physics: The Structure of Quarks and Leptons (H Harari, Professor of Nuclear Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science); Harmless Energy from Nuclei (C Rubbia, Nobel Laureate in Physics) & Beautiful Theories (S Weinberg, Nobel Laureate in Physics); Social Issues: Energy, Environment, and the Responsibility of Scientists (Y T Lee, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry).
Title:Albert Einstein Memorial LecturesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 12, 2012Publisher:World Scientific PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814329436

ISBN - 13:9789814329439

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