The Strangest Man

The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom

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By Graham Farmelo

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Paul Dirac was among the greatest scientific geniuses of the modern age. One of Einstein’s most admired colleagues, he helped discover quantum mechanics, and his prediction of antimatter was one of the greatest triumphs in the history of physics. In 1933 he became the youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. Dirac’s personality, like his achievements, is legendary. The Strangest Man uses previously undiscovered archives to reveal the many facets of Dirac’s brilliantly original mind.
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Jun 28, 2011
Page Count
560 pages
Publisher
Basic Books
ISBN-13
9780465022106

Graham Farmelo

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Graham Farmelo is the author of several books, including The Strangest Man, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Farmelo is a Fellow at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, an Affiliated Professor at Northeastern University, and is a regular visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He lives in London.

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