AUTHORMoore, Walter
TITLESchrödinger: Life and Thought
PUBLISHERCambridge University Press
CITYCambridge, England

This biography of Erwin Schrödinger follows the career of the theoretical physicist who discovered wave mechanics and continued to search for another revolutionary discovery. The author stresses Schrödinger’s love of philosophy, and explores how that affected his work in physics. He provides a thorough account of Schrödinger’s life and work, including his 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics, his numerous love affairs, and his dismissal from Graz during World War II and escape to Oxford. The book investigates how great discoveries can affect the life of their discoverers.

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