New PDF release: Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures: 1

By Jacob Bekenstein,Raphael Mechoulam

ISBN-10: 9814329428

ISBN-13: 9789814329422

ISBN-10: 9814329436

ISBN-13: 9789814329439

This quantity includes a range of the Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures offered each year on the Israel Academy of Sciences and arts. added by way of eminent scientists and students, together with Nobel laureates, they disguise a vast spectrum of matters in physics, chemistry, existence technological know-how, arithmetic, historiography and social issues.

This unusual memorial lecture sequence used to be inaugurated by way of the Israel Academy of Sciences and arts following a world symposium held in Jerusalem in March 1979 to commemorate the centenary of Albert Einstein's beginning. for the reason that Einstein's pursuits, actions and impact weren't constrained to theoretical physics yet spanned wide fields affecting society and the welfare of humankind, it used to be felt that those memorial lectures will be addressed to scientists, students and erudite laypersons instead of to physicists alone.


  • What Can natural arithmetic supply to Society? (W Timothy Gowers, Fields Medalist)
  • General Covariance and the Passive Equations of Physics (Shlomo Sternberg, Professor of natural and utilized arithmetic, Harvard University)
  • The constitution of Quarks and Leptons (Haim Harari, Professor of Nuclear Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science)
  • Beautiful Theories (Steven Weinberg, Nobel Laureate in Physics)
  • Harmless power from Nuclei (Carlo Rubbia, Nobel Laureate in Physics)
  • Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecular details towards Self-Organization and intricate subject (Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Chromatin and Transcription (Roger Kornberg, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Energy, surroundings, and the accountability of Scientists (Yuan T Lee, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur: heritage and Mimesis (John E Wansbrough, Professor of Oriental and African reports, college of London)

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