By Mikhail Shifman,Mikhail A. Shifman
This valuable selection of memoirs and stories on medical actions of the main well-liked theoretical physicists belonging to the Landau college — Landau, Migdal, Zeldovich, Smorodinsky, Ter-Martirosyan, Kirzhnits, Gribov, Larkin and Anselm — are being released in English for the 1st time.
The major target is to acquaint readers with the lifestyles and paintings of remarkable Soviet physicists who, to a wide volume, formed theoretical physics within the 1950s–70s. Many interesting information have remained unknown past the “Iron Curtain” which was once dismantled in basic terms with the autumn of the USSR.
- Lev Landau
- Arkady Migdal
- Yakov Zeldovich
- Yakov Smorodinsky
- Karen Ter-Martirosyan
- David Kirzhnits
- Vladimir Gribov
- Anatoly Larkin
- Alexei Anselm
- Time and Destinies
- Some information for Experts
Readership: scholars and lecturers of physics in excessive faculties and colleges.
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