Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

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This is the first biography ever written on the distinguished physicist Julian Schwinger. Schwinger was one of the most important and influential scientists of the twentieth century. The list of his contributions is staggering, from his early work leading to the Schwinger action principle, Euclidean quantum field theory, and the genesis of the standard model, to later valuable work on magnetic charge and the Casimir effect. He also shared the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics with Richard Feynman. However, even among physicists, ...

Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger 2003, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780198527459

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Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger 2000, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198506584

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