Cranks, quarks, and the cosmos : writings on science /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bernstein, Jeremy, 1929-
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©1993.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The scientific profile
  • How can we be sure that Albert Einstein was not a crank?
  • Ernst Mach and the quarks
  • Niels Bohr's times
  • Feet of clay
  • Three degrees above zero
  • Cosmology
  • A portrait of Alan Turing
  • I am a camera
  • Einstein when young
  • The merely personal
  • The chemistry of Primo Levi
  • A child's garden of science
  • Having fun with Tom Lehrer
  • A woman's place
  • Who was Christy Mathewson?
  • Science education for the nonscientist
  • Epilogue: Some things I did not write.