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Essays on the Future - In Honor of Nick Metropolis (Hardcover, 1996 ed.) Loot Price: R3,204
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Essays on the Future - In Honor of Nick Metropolis (Hardcover, 1996 ed.): Siegfried S Hecker, Gian-Carlo Rota

Essays on the Future - In Honor of Nick Metropolis (Hardcover, 1996 ed.)

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: Birkhauser Boston
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2000
First published: 2000
Authors: Siegfried S Hecker • Gian-Carlo Rota
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 276
Edition: 1996 ed.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8176-3856-6
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues
Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues > Philosophy of science
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LSN: 0-8176-3856-3
Barcode: 9780817638566

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