Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to Hawking

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Acknowledgments

It is a pleasure to acknowledge the help of Kirk Jensen, Helen Mules, and Jane Lincoln Taylor at Oxford University Press, who made an arduous task much more pleasant than it might have been. I Am indebted to my daughters, Hazel and Betsy, for many things, this time for their artistry with computer software and hardware.

I am also grateful for permission to reprint excerpts from the following publications:

Subtle is the Lord: The Science and Life of Albert Einstein, by Abraham Pais, copyright © 1983 by Abraham Pais. Used by permission of Oxford University Press, Inc.; The Quantum Physicists, by William H. Cropper, copyright © 1970 by Oxford University Press, Inc. Used by permission of Oxford University Press, Inc.; Ludwig Boltzmann:The Man Who Trusted Atoms, by Carlo Cercignani, copyright © 1998 by Carlo Cercignani. Used by permission of Oxford University Press, Inc.; Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics, by Ruth Lewin Sime, copyright © 1996 by the Regents of the University of California. Used by permission of the University of California Press; Marie Curie: A Life, by Susan Quinn, copyright © 1996, by Susan Quinn. Used by permission of the Perseus Books Group; Atoms in the Family: My Life with Enrico Fermi, by Laura Fermi, copyright © 1954 by The University of Chicago. Used by permission of The University of Chicago Press; Enrico Fermi, Physicist, by Emilio Segre, copyright © 1970 by The University of Chicago. Used by permission of The University of Chicago Press; Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics, by George Johnson, copyright © 1999 by George Johnson. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. Also published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape, and used by permission from the Random House Group, Limited; QED and the Men Who Made It, by Silvan S. Schweber, copyright © 1994 by Princeton University Press. Used by permission of Princeton University Press; Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman by Richard Feynman as told to Ralph Leighton, copyright © 1985 by Richard Feynman and Ralph Leighton. Used by permission of W.W. Norton Company, Inc. Also published in the United Kingdom by Century, and used by permission from the Random House Group, Limited; What Do You Care What Other People Think?, by Richard Feynman as told to Ralph Leighton, copyright © 1988 by Gweneth Feynman and Ralph Leighton. Used by permission of W.W. Norton Company, Inc.; The Feynman Lectures on Physics, by Richard Feynman, Robert Leighton, and Matthew Sands, copyright © 1988 by Michelle Feynman and Carl Feynman. Used by permission of the Perseus Books Group; Chandra: A Biography of S. Chandrasekhar, by Kameshwar Wali, copyright © 1991 by The University of Chicago. Used by permission of The University of Chicago Press; Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae, by Gale E. Christianson, copyright © 1995 by Gale E. Christianson. Used by permission of

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