By Abraham Pais
The writer of a hugely acclaimed biorgaphy of Einstein, refined is the Lord, Pais writes engagingly for a basic viewers. He movingly descibes his interval of hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland (he ended the battle in a Gestapo criminal) sooner than taking inventory of his lifestyles in the USA, really within the newly geared up Institute for complex research in Princeton, then directed via the bright and debatable physicist Robert Oppenheimer. Pais new and labored with the various greats of twentieth-century physics, and he relates many desirable tales approximately Oppenheimer, Einstein, Bohr, Sakharov, Dirac, Heisenberg, and von Neumann, in addition to approximately non-scientists like Chaim Weizmann, George Kennan, Erwin Panofsky, and Pablo Casals. His enthusiasm approximately technology and lifestyles usually pervades a booklet that's either a memoir and a heritage of technological know-how.
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A tale of two continents by Abraham Pais