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The heritage of Copernicus: theories "pleasing to the mind". Edited by Jerzy Neyman.


Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1974] .
ISBN 9780262140218, 0262140217

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Subjects Copernicus, Nicolaus <1473-1543>
Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543.
Historia Da Ciencia.
Naturwissenschaften.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Science -- History -- Essays.
Science -- History.
Science.
Sciences -- Histoire.
Wissenschaftliche Revolution.
Wissenschaftlicher Fortschritt.
Description x, 542 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes "The Copernican volume of the National Academy of Sciences."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Nicholas Copernicus (Mikolaj Koppernik): an intellectual revolutionary / Jerzy Neyman -- Harlow Shapley and the discovery of the center of our galaxy / Bart J. Bok -- Edwin Hubble and the universe outside our galaxy / Donald W. Goldsmith -- Explosive events in the universe / Wlodzimierz Zonn -- Modern riddles of cosmology / G. Burbidge and M. Burbidge -- The molecular basis of life / Robert L. Sinsheimer -- Darwin and Mendel -- the materialist revolution / R. C. Lewontin -- Informational macromolecules and biological evolution / E. Margoliash -- On the origin of cells: the development of a Copernican revolution / Seymour S. Cohen -- The first laboratory synthesis of organic compounds under primitive earth conditions / Stanley L. Miller -- Neurobiology: a science in need of a Copernicus / David Hubel -- From Mendeleev to Mendelevium- and beyond / Glenn T. Seaborg -- Relativity / Rainer K. Sachs -- The impact of Quantum theory on modern physics / Victor F. Weisskopf -- The Copernican legacy for meteorology / J. Hughes -- Non-Euclidean geometry / Eugene Lukacs -- Infinities / S. M. Ulam -- The technology of thought / J. M. Hammersley -- The statistical mode of thought / Herbert Robbins -- The emergence of statistical thought in exact sciences / M. Kac -- The vital role of randomization in experiments and surveys / W. G. Cochran -- Man takes wings/ H. Guyford Stever -- The Copernicus satellite in the new era of space astronomy / Donald W. Goldsmith -- Lasers- evolution and technological use / Robert L. Carman -- Some quasi-Copernican revolutions in man's utilization of energy / Harrison Brown.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)874206
(OCoLC)ocm00874206
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WorldCat Identities Neyman, Jerzy, 1894-1981.
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