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Title:
Chaos and harmony : perspectives on scientific revolutions of the twentieth century
Author:
Trinh, Xuan Thuan.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Chaos et l'harmonie. English
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
xii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Truth and beauty -- Contingency and necessity: the formation of the solar system -- Chaos in the cosmic machinery, and uncertainty in determinism -- The austere beauty of symmetry -- The unbearable strangeness of atoms -- The creative universe -- The unreasonable effectiveness of thought.
ISBN:
9780195129175
Format :
Book