A Gift of Prophecy: Essays in Celebration of the Life of Robert Eugene Marshak

A Gift of Prophecy: Essays in Celebration of the Life of Robert Eugene Marshak

By: E. C. G. Sudarshan (author)Hardback

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Robert Eugene Marshak (1916-92) devoted much of his life to helping other people carry out scientific research and gather to discuss their work. In addition to his scientific statesmanship, he was an extraordinarily gifted research scientist, and many of his scientific contributions have been prophetic. This book pays homage to his creativity and continuing work, with contributions from many of the people whose lives have been influenced by him.

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Contents

Impact of direct transfer reactions on nuclear structure studies, R.K. Bansal and A. Kumar; evidence for exotics, G. Bhamathi; chiral morphing, N.-P. Chang; cosmological S matrix, G. Chew; constituent quark mass in relation to current quark mass, S. Iwao; mesons and the structure of nucleons, W. Koepf et al; the pain and joy of a major scientific discovery, R.E. Marshak; understanding the standard model, R.N. Mohapatra; extensions of the standard model, R.J. Oakes; remembering Robert Eugene Marshak, J.B. Platt; a prophetic physicist, J. Polkinghorne; the relationship between theory and experiment in physics, R.G. Sachs. (Part Contents).

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/01/1995
  • ISBN13: 9789810220754
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 584
  • ID: 9789810220754
  • ISBN10: 9810220758

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