AUTHORKedrov, F. B.
TITLEKapitza: Life and Discoveries
PUBLISHERMir Publishers
CITYMoscow, Russia
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Translated from Russian, this biography covers the scientific work, interests, and travels of one of the most distinguished Soviet scientists, Pyotr Kapitza, who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1978. It includes discussions about his work on high-power magnetic fields, low temperatures, and nuclear fusion. The author also treats his interests in the arts, and his pursuits in training other scientists. The book is compiled from personal impressions, letters, official documents, and some of Kapitza’s works. It includes many photographs and lists of Kapitza's publications and awards.

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