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The Resource Disturbing the universe, Freeman Dyson

Disturbing the universe, Freeman Dyson

Label
Disturbing the universe
Title
Disturbing the universe
Statement of responsibility
Freeman Dyson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autobiography of a prominent American physicist, mathematician, and astronomer
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YYK
Dewey number
  • 530/.092
  • B
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
QC16.D95
LC item number
A33 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Label
Disturbing the universe, Freeman Dyson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-273) and index
Contents
I. England -- The magic city -- The redemption of Faust -- The children's crusade -- The blood of a poet -- II. America -- A scientific apprenticeship -- A ride to Albuquerque -- The Ascent of F6 -- Prelude in E-Flat Minor -- Little red schoolhouse -- Saturn by 1970 -- Pilgrims, saints and spacemen -- Peacemaking -- The ethics of defense -- The murder of Dover Sharp -- The Island of Doctor Moreau -- Areopagitica -- III. Points beyond -- A distant mirror -- Thought experiments -- Extraterrestrials -- Clades and clones -- The greening of the galaxy -- Back to Earth -- The argument from design -- Dreams of Earth and sky
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 283 p.
Isbn
9780465016778
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868127821
  • 981050
  • (OCoLC)ocn868127821
  • 981050
Label
Disturbing the universe, Freeman Dyson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-273) and index
Contents
I. England -- The magic city -- The redemption of Faust -- The children's crusade -- The blood of a poet -- II. America -- A scientific apprenticeship -- A ride to Albuquerque -- The Ascent of F6 -- Prelude in E-Flat Minor -- Little red schoolhouse -- Saturn by 1970 -- Pilgrims, saints and spacemen -- Peacemaking -- The ethics of defense -- The murder of Dover Sharp -- The Island of Doctor Moreau -- Areopagitica -- III. Points beyond -- A distant mirror -- Thought experiments -- Extraterrestrials -- Clades and clones -- The greening of the galaxy -- Back to Earth -- The argument from design -- Dreams of Earth and sky
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 283 p.
Isbn
9780465016778
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868127821
  • 981050
  • (OCoLC)ocn868127821
  • 981050

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