The Strangest Man
The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the AtomBook - 2009
Paul Dirac was among the great scientific geniuses of the modern age. One of the discoverers of quantum mechanics, one of Einstein's most admired colleagues, Dirac was in 1933 the youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize in physics. Based on previously undiscovered archives, this biography reveals the many facets of Dirac's brilliantly original mind as well as the spectacularly exciting era of scientific discovery in which he lived.
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2009
Branch Call Number: 921 Dirac
Description: 539 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm