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A bouquet of numbers and other scientific offerings /

by Bernstein, Jeremy [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2016Description: vi, 227 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789814759762; 9814759767; 9789814759779; 9814759775.Subject(s): Science -- Miscellanea
Contents:
A bouquet of numbers for Olivia -- Was Einstein smart? -- A love story -- Deuteronomy -- An unsolved mystery -- Einstein and his teacher -- Einstein versus Einstein -- Wien's law -- A quantum of education -- Sommerfeld's footnote -- Quantum mechanics -- A song for Molly -- A Schrödinger equation -- The life of a cell -- Who was Hall? -- An encore song for Molly -- Entropy -- A letter to my fellow quantum mechanics.
Summary: "This book is an essay collection, along with short stories, which attempts to explain some scientific ideas. Jeremy Bernstein was a long time staff writer for The New Yorker Magazine as well as a theoretical physicist. He has received several awards for his writing"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A bouquet of numbers for Olivia -- Was Einstein smart? -- A love story -- Deuteronomy -- An unsolved mystery -- Einstein and his teacher -- Einstein versus Einstein -- Wien's law -- A quantum of education -- Sommerfeld's footnote -- Quantum mechanics -- A song for Molly -- A Schrödinger equation -- The life of a cell -- Who was Hall? -- An encore song for Molly -- Entropy -- A letter to my fellow quantum mechanics.

"This book is an essay collection, along with short stories, which attempts to explain some scientific ideas. Jeremy Bernstein was a long time staff writer for The New Yorker Magazine as well as a theoretical physicist. He has received several awards for his writing"-- Provided by publisher.