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Albert Einstein was one of the principal founders of the quantum and relativity theories. Until 1925, when the Bose-Einstein statistics was discovered, he made great contributions to the foundations of quantum theory. However, after the discovery of quantum mechanics by Heisenberg and wave mechanics by Schrodinger, with the consequent development of the principles of uncertainty and complementarity, it would seem that Einstein's views completely changed. This is an exploration of Einstein's views on the nature and structure of physics and reality.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9810239130 ISBN13 9789810239138
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More About Jagdish Mehra
Jagdish Mehra has been University Distinguished Professor of Sciences and Humanities at the University of Houston, Texas for many years and also served as UNESCO-Sir Julian Huxley Distinguished Professor of Physics and The History of Science at Trieste and Paris. He has published extensively on the historical and conceptual development of modern physics and is the acclaimed biographer of 'The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman'. From Spring 1959 until Schwinger's death, Mehra remained his close friend. Kimball A. Milton is Professor of Physics at the University of Oklahoma, where he leads the theoretical high-energy physics group. He has numerous publications in the field of quantum field theory. He was a student of Julian Schwinger at Harvard and was his postdoctorate associate at UCLA for nearly a decade.
Jagdish Mehra has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Houston, Texas (Emeritus) University of Houston The Cita.