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Call number:SPRINGER-2009-9783540680086:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:On Superconductivity and Superfluidity [electronic resource] : A Scientific Autobiography
Author(s): Vitaly L Ginzburg
Date:2009
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:This book presents the Nobel Laureate Vitaly Ginzburg's views on the development in the field of superconductivity. It contains a selection of Ginzburg's key writings, including his amended version of the Nobel lecture in Physics2003. Also included a re an expanded autobiography, which was written for the Nobel Committee, an article entitled A Scientific Autobiography: An Attempt, a fundamental article co-written with L.D. Landau entitled To the theory ofsuperconductivity, an expanded review article S uperconductivity and superfluidity (what was done and what was not done), and some newly written short articles about superconductivity and related subjects. So, in toto, presentedhere are the personal contributions of Ginzburg, that resulted in the Nobel Prize, in the context of his scientific biography
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Contents:1. On Superconductivity and Superfluidity (Nobel Lecture in Physics)
2. Superconductivity and Superfluidity
3. A Few Comments on Superconductivity Research
4. On the Theory of Superconductivity
5. 'Nobel' Autobiography
6. A Scientific Autobiography: An Attempt
ISBN:9783540680086
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Fluids , Thermodynamics , Superconductivity , Physics History
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Call number:SPRINGER-2006-9780387449562:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Selected Papers of Frederick Mosteller [electronic resource]
Author(s): Stephen E Fienberg
David C Hoaglin
Date:2006
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Frederick Mosteller has inspired numerous statisticians and other scientists by his creative approach to statistics and its applications. This volume brings together 40 of his most original and influential papers, capturing thevariety and depth of hi s writings. The editors hope to share these with a new generation of researchers, so that they can build upon his insights and efforts. This volume of selected papers is a companion to the earlier volume AStatistical Model: Frederick Mosteller's Contribut ions to Statistics, Science, and Public Policy, edited by Stephen E. Fienberg, David C. Hoaglin, William H. Kruskal, and Judith M. Tanur (Springer-Verlag, 1990), and to Mosteller'sforthcoming autobiography, which will also be published by Springer-Verlag. It includes a biography and a comprehensive bibliography of Mosteller's books, papers, and other writings. Stephen E. Fienberg is Maurice Falk UniversityProfessor of Statistics and Social Science, in the Departments of Statistics and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. David C. Hoaglin is Principal Scientist at Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA
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Contents:Frederick MostellerA Brief Biography
Unbiased Estimates for Certain Binomial Sampling Problems with Applications
On Some Useful Inefficient Statistics
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Sample Slippage Test for an Extreme Population
The Uses and Usefulness of Binomial Probability Paper
The Education of a Scientific Generalist
Remarks on the Method of Paired Comparisons: I. The Least Squares Solution Assuming Equal Standard Deviations and Equal Correlations
Remarks on the Method of Paired Comparisons: II. The Effect of an Aberrant Standard Deviation When Equal Standard Deviations and Equal Corre
ISBN:9780387449562
Series:e-books
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Series:Springer Series in Statistics, 0172-7397
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Statistics , Educational tests and measurements , Mathematical statistics , Econometrics , Psychometrics
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Call number:Q141.I33::2016 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world
Author(s): Rachel Ignotofsky
Date:2016
Edition:First edition
Publisher:New York : Ten Speed Press
Size:127 p
Contents:Introduction -- Hypatia (350 CE-370 (?) -415 CE (?)) -- Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) -- Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797) -- Mary Anning (1799-1847) -- Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) -- Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) -- Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) -- Karen Horne y (1885-1952) -- Nettie Stevens (1861-1912) -- Florence Bascom (1862-1945) -- Marie Curie (1867-1934) -- Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963) -- Timeline -- Lise Meitner (1878-1968) -- Lillian Gilbreth (1878-1972) -- Emmy Noether (1882-1935) -- Edith Clarke (1883 -1959) -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) -- Alice Ball (1892-1916) -- Gerty Cori (1896-1957) -- Joan Beauchamp Procter (1897-1931) -- Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin 1900-1979) -- Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) -- Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) -- Grace Hopper (1906-1992) -- Rachel Carson (1907-1964) -- Lab tools -- Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) -- Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994) -- Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) -- Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) -- Mamie Phipps Clark (1917-1983) -- Gertrude Elion (1918-1999) -- Ka therine Johnson (1918- ) -- Jane Cooke Wright (1919-2013) -- Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) -- Rosalyn Yalow (1921-2011) -- Esther Lederberg (1922-2006) -- Statistics in stem -- Vera Rubin (1928- ) -- Annie Easley (1933-2011) -- Jane Goodall (1934- ) -- Sy lvia Earle (1935- ) -- Valentina Tereshkova (1937- ) -- Patricia Bath (1942- ) -- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1942- ) -- Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943- ) -- Sau Lan Wu (194?- ) -- Elizabeth Blackburn (1948- ) -- Katia Krafft (1942-1991) -- Mae Jemison (1956 - ) -- May-Britt Moser (1963- ) -- Maryam Mirzakhani (1977- ) -- More women in science
ISBN:9781607749769
Keywords: Women scientists , SOCIAL SCIENCE , YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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Call number:QC611.92.G55::2009 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:On Superconductivity and Superfluidity : A Scientific Autobiography
Author(s): V. L. (Vitalii Lazarevich) Ginzburg 1916-2009
Date:2009
Publisher:Springer
Size:232 pgs.
Note:English ed.
Contents:1. On Superconductivity and Superfluidity (What I Have and Have Not Managed to Do), AS Well As On the Physical Minimum at the Beginning of the 21st Century, 2. Superconductivity and Superfluidity (What was Done and What was Not Done), 3. A Few Comments on Superconductivity Research, 4. On the Theory of Superconductivity, 5. 'Nobel' Autobiography (A Supplement to the Nobel Lecture, 2003), 6. A Scientific Autobiography: An Attempt, Appendix: Vitaly L. Ginzburg: A Bibliometric Study
ISBN:9783540680048
Keywords: Superconductivity , Superfluidity , Ginzburg, V. L. (Vitalii Lazarevich) , Physicists - Biography , Nobel Prize Winners - Biography
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Call number:QC16.O62M66::2013 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Robert Oppenheimer: A life inside the center
Author(s): Ray Monk
Date:2012
Edition:First American edition
Publisher:New York : Doubleday
Size:825 p
Contents:1904-1926. Amerika, du hast es besser, Oppenheimer's German Jewish background, Childhood, First love, New Mexico, Harvard, Cambridge 1926-1941.
Gottingen, Postdoctoral fellow, An American school of theoretical physics, Unstable cores, Fission 1941-1945. In on the secret, Los Alamos 1, security, Los Alamos 2, implosion, Los Alamos 3, heavy with misgiving 1945-1967. The insider scientist, The b ooming years, Massive retaliation, Falsus in uno, An open book?
ISBN:9780385504072
Keywords: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 , Physicists United States Biography , Atomic bomb United States History 20th century , Physicists United States Intellectual life 20th century , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology , HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
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Call number:QC16.F46S39::2017 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age
Author(s): David N. Schwartz
Date:2017
Edition:First edition
Publisher:Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Size:453 p
ISBN:9780465072927
Keywords: Nuclear physicists , Physicists , Biography and autobiography , Science
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Call number:QC16.A55::1999 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The discovery of anti-matter : the autobiography of Carl David Anderson, the youngest man to win the Nobel prize
Author(s): Carl David Anderson 1905-
Richard J. Weiss
Date:1999
Publisher:World Scientific, Singapore
Size:144
ISBN:9810236808
Series:Series in popular science : vol. 2
Keywords: Physicists Biography. United States
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Call number:QA76.2.J63I83::2011 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Steve Jobs
Author(s): Walter Isaacson
Date:2011
Publisher:New York : Simon & Schuster
Size:630 p.
Contents:Ch. 1. Childhood: abandoned and chosen -- Ch. 2. Odd couple: the two Steves -- Ch. 3. The dropout turn on, tune in -- Ch. 4. Atari and India Zen and the art of game design -- Ch. 5. The Apple I turn on, boot up, jack in -- Ch. 6. The Apple II dawn of a new age -- Ch. 7. Chrisann and Lisa he who is abandoned -- Ch. 8. Xerox and Lisa graphical user interfaces -- Ch. 9. Going public a man of wealth and fame -- Ch. 10. The Mac is born you say you want a revolution -- Ch. 11. The reality distortion field playing by his own set of rules -- Ch. 12. The design real artists simplify -- Ch. 13. Building the Mac the journey is the reward -- Ch. 14. Enter Sculley the Pepsi challenge -- Ch. 15. The launch a dent in the universe -- Ch. 16. Gates and Jobs when orbits intersect -- Ch. 17. Icarus what goes up -- Ch. 18. NeXT Prometheus unbound -- Ch. 19. Pixar technology meets art
Ch. 20. A regular guy love is just a four-letter word -- Ch. 21. Family man: at home with the Jobs clan -- Ch. 22. Toy story Buzz and Woody to the rescue -- Ch. 23. The second coming what rough beast, its hour come round at last -- Ch. 24. The restoration the loser now will be later to win -- Ch. 25. Think different Jobs as iCEO -- Ch. 26. Design principles the studio of Jobs and Ive -- Ch. 27. The iMac hello (again) -- Ch. 28. CEO still crazy after all these years -- Ch. 29. Apple stores genius bars and siena sandstone -- Ch. 30. The digital hub: from iTunes to the iPod -- Ch. 31. The iTunes store I'm the Pied Piper -- Ch. 32. Music man the sound track of his life -- Ch. 33. Pixar's friends -- and foes -- Ch. 34. Twenty-first-century Macs setting Apple apart -- Ch. 35. Round one Memento mori -- Ch. 36. The iPhone three revolutionary products in one -- Ch. 37. Round two the cancer recurs -- Ch. 38. The iPad into the post-PC era -- Ch. 39. New battles and echoes of old ones -- Ch. 40. To infinity the cloud, the spaceship, and beyond -- Ch. 41. Round three the twilight struggle -- Ch. 42. Legacy the brightest heaven of invention
ISBN:9781451648539
Keywords: Jobs, Steve, 1955-2011. , Computer engineers United States Biography. , Businesspeople United States Biography. , Apple Computer, Inc. History. , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business , BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General , TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / General
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Call number:HD6067.2.U6M66::2017 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
Author(s): Kate Moore
Date:2017
Publisher:Sourcebooks, Inc.
Size:479 p
Contents:Prologue -- Part one: Knowledge -- Part two: Power -- Part three: Justice -- Epilogue -- Postscript
ISBN:9781492649359
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY , HISTORY / Military / World War I , Watch dial painters , Radium paint , Industrial hygiene , Women employees
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Call number:D639.C75F34::2017 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The woman who smashed codes
Author(s): Jason Fagone
Date:2017
Edition:First edition.
Publisher:Dey St.
Size:444 p
Contents:Part I -- Riverbank -- Fabyan -- Unbelievalbe, yet it was there -- Bacon's ghost -- He who fears is half dead -- The escape plot -- Part II -- Target Practice -- Part III -- The invisible War -- Grandmother died -- Magic -- The Hauptsturmfuhrer and the Funkmeister -- Circuit 3-N -- The doll lady -- Hitler's lair -- Girl cryptanalyst and all that.
ISBN:9780062430489
Keywords: Cryptography , Biography & Autobiography , History , Political science , Engima cipher system , Cryptographers
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