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A Century of Ideas : Perspectives from Leading Scientists of the 20th Century

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-1-4020-4360-4

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Shortly after its inauguration in 1985 the Birla Science Centre, Hyderabad, India, started a series of lectures by Nobel Laureates and other scientists of international renown, usually in Physics and Astronomy, sometimes in Life Sciences and Chemistry. The present collection mostly consists of lectures on frontier topics. The transcript of each lecture is preceded by a short biography of the Nobel Laureate/Scientist in question.

Subject: Physics and Astronomy, B.M. Birla Memorial Lecture series, B.M. Birla Science Centre, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Laureates, Particle accelerator, astronomy, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics, Quantum Field Theories, String Theory, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics