Part Stories: Sir Phillip Robert's Erolunar Collision (1933); on being the right size - reflections on the ecology of scientific projects (1988); six cautionary tales for scientists (1988); telescopes and accelerators (1988); sixty years of space science, 1958-2018 (1988); the importance of being unpredictable (1990); strategic bombing in World War II and today - has anything changed? (1990). Part 2 Things: field theory (1953); innovation in physics (1958); Tomonaga, Schwinger, and Feynman awarded Nobel Prize for physics (1965); energy in the universe (1971); carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the biosphere (1990). Part 3 Instititions: the future of physics (1970); unfashionable pursuits (1981); astronomy in a private sphere (1984); to teach or not to teach (1990). Part 4 Politics: Pugwash 1962 (1962); death of a project (1965); human consequences of the exploration of space (1968); the hidden costs of saying no (1974). Part 5 Books: Pupin (1960); Oppenheimer (1980); Heims (1980); Manin and Forman (1982); Kennan (1982); Oppenheimer again (1989); Morson and Tolstoy (1989). Part 4 People: letter from America (1971); brittle silence (1981); Helen Dukas (1982); Paul Dirac (1986); Beacons (1988); Kennan again (1988); Feynman in 1948 (1989); the face of Gaia (1989).
From Eros to Gaia by Freeman J. Dyson
Freeman J. Dyson
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