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Essays on the Future - In Honor of Nick Metropolis (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000) Loot Price: R1,399
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Essays on the Future - In Honor of Nick Metropolis (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000): Siegfried S...

Essays on the Future - In Honor of Nick Metropolis (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000)

Siegfried S Hecker, Gian-Carlo Rota

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The present work represents a unique undertaking in scientific publishing to honor Nick Metropolis, who passed away in October, 1999. Nick was the last survivor of the Manhattan Project that began during World War II in Los Alamos and later became the Los Alamos National Laboratory. In this volume, some of the leading scientists and humanists of our time have contributed essays related to their respective disciplines exploring various aspects of future developments in science, technology, and society. Speculations on the future developments of science and society, philosophy, national security, nuclear power, pure and applied mathematics, physics and biology, particle physics, computing, information science, among many others, are included. Contributors include: H. Agnew * R. Ashenhurst * K. Baclawski * G. Baker * N. Balazs * J.A. Freed * R. Hamming * M. Hawrylycz * O. Judd * D. Kleitman * M. Krieger * N. Krikorian * P. Lax * J.D. Louck * T. Puck * M. Raju * R. Richtmyer * J. Schwartz * R. Sokolowski * E. Teller * M. Waterman

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Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: 2000
Authors: Siegfried S Hecker • Gian-Carlo Rota
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 276
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
ISBN-13: 978-1-4612-6898-7
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics
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LSN: 1-4612-6898-2
Barcode: 9781461268987

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