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  1. A Century of Science 1851-1951

    Edited by Herbert Dingle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    First published in 1951 to coincide with the British Festival, this book explores the developments in science which had occurred since the Great Exhibition of 1851. Covering the full range of scientific development which had emerged in that time – from fundamental physics to evolution and genetics,...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Niels Bohr: Physics and the World

    Edited by Herman Feshbach, Tetsuo Matsui, Alexandra Oleson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Containing the proceedings of the symposium held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Niels Bohr, this collection was first published in 1988. More than any other individual, Bohr was responsible for the development of quantum mechanics...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Recent Developments in Atomic Theory

    By Leo Graetz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Into the short compass of this book Professor Graetz has succeeded in compressing an eminently readable survey of the directions in which the atomic theory, as accepted in the nineteenth century, has been extended by the remarkable and almost revolutionary physical investigations and discoveries of...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Scientists as Writers

    Edited by James Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    In the endless debate about the Two Cultures no book until this attempted to provide a selection of scientific writing on specific themes to stimulate students of arts subjects into discussion and writing about the nature of science and its relationship with the rest of life. This book is...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. World Chaos

    The Responsibility of Science

    By William McDougall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This book, first published 1931, examines the attitudes surrounding the natural sciences at the time of writing, and contends that an unreflective belief in the power of science, and especially in humanity’s capacity to turn such knowledge to noble ends, could lead to catastrophic results for human...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Einstein's Theory of Unified Fields

    By Marie Antoinette Tonnelat

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    First published in1966, here is presented a comprehensive overview of one of the most elusive scientific speculations by the pre-eminent genius of the 20th century. The theory is viewed by some scientists with deep suspicion, by others with optimism, but all agree that it represents an extreme...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Einstein The Searcher

    His Work Explained from Dialogues with Einstein

    By Alexander Moszkowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This volume, first published in 1921, presents a series of portraits of Einstein, thus offering glimpses in the character and private reflections of the man who changed the course of modern science. Intended neither as a biography, nor as a résumé of Einsteinian physics, Einstein: The Searcher...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The General Principles of Quantum Theory

    By George Temple

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Published in 1934, this monograph was one of the first introductory accounts of the principles which form the physical basis of the Quantum Theory, considered as a branch of mathematics. The exposition is restricted to a discussion of general principles and does not attempt detailed application to...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 1

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the first of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume one, first...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 2

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the second of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume two, first...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge