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The Resource Planck : driven by vision, broken by war, Brandon R. Brown

Planck : driven by vision, broken by war, Brandon R. Brown

Label
Planck : driven by vision, broken by war
Title
Planck
Title remainder
driven by vision, broken by war
Statement of responsibility
Brandon R. Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Max Planck is credited with being the father of quantum theory, and his work laid the foundation for our modern understanding of matter and energetic processes. But Planck's story is not well known, especially in the United States. A German physicist working during the first half of the twentieth century, his library, personal journals, notebooks, and letters were all destroyed with his home in World War II. What remains, other than his contributions to science, are handwritten letters in German shorthand, and tributes from other scientists of the time, including his close friend Albert Einstein. Brown tells the story of Planck's friendship with the far more outspoken Albert Einstein, and shows how his work fits within the explosion of technology and science that occurred during his life. The story of a brilliant man living in a dangerous time, Brandon Brown gives Max Planck his rightful place in the history of science, and shows how war-torn Germany deeply impacted his life and work
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Brandon R
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.P6
LC item number
B76 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Planck, Max
  • Physicists
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National socialism and science
  • Planck, Max
  • Planck, Max
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Germany
  • SCIENCE / History
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Planck, Max
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Families
  • Friendship
  • Intellectual life
  • National socialism and science
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Germany
  • Planck, Max
Label
Planck : driven by vision, broken by war, Brandon R. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
October 1944 -- April 1943 -- Late May 1943 -- October 1943 -- January 1944 -- Winter 1942-1944 -- February 1944 -- April 1944 -- May 1944 -- June 1944 : A celebration -- July 1944 : An arrest -- August 1944 -- November 1944 -- January 1945 -- April 1945 -- May 1945 -- Coda: 1945-1947 -- Appendix
Control code
ocn892895289
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 258 pages
Isbn
9780190219475
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014042822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892895289
  • (Sirsi) a1837881
Label
Planck : driven by vision, broken by war, Brandon R. Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
October 1944 -- April 1943 -- Late May 1943 -- October 1943 -- January 1944 -- Winter 1942-1944 -- February 1944 -- April 1944 -- May 1944 -- June 1944 : A celebration -- July 1944 : An arrest -- August 1944 -- November 1944 -- January 1945 -- April 1945 -- May 1945 -- Coda: 1945-1947 -- Appendix
Control code
ocn892895289
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 258 pages
Isbn
9780190219475
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014042822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892895289
  • (Sirsi) a1837881

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