Paul Dirac

10 Things You Might Not Know About Paul Dirac

1. Paul Dirac (1902-1984), the English theoretical physicist, was forced to learn French. To teach his children the language, Dirac's…

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The Mathematical Artistry of Paul Dirac: Michael Atiyah on the Life and Work of Quantum Genius

  Paul Dirac (1902–1984) was an English theoretical physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of both quantum mechanics and…

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The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality

For those of us who love science but don’t have a degree in it (or even a working knowledge of…

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The Quantum Universe: And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does

What a gloriously readable book about a question that most of us can barely understand but often attempt to answer:…

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New Book on Erwin Schrödinger Offers an Accessible and Engaging Introduction to the Nobel Prize-winning Physicist’s Life and Work

“A delightful and illuminating biography of one of the 20th century’s greatest scientists. His influence on physics and, at least…

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No Ordinary Writer: John Banville on Influences and Fashioning “a Singular Voice”

Irish novelist, screenwriter, and reviewer John Banville (1945 -) is the author of numerous acclaimed works of fiction including the…

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Book on Quantum Genius Paul Dirac Offers an Accessible and Engaging Introduction to the Physicist’s Life and Work

NEW YORK, NY – When he co-won the 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics, British theoretical physicist and mathematician Paul Dirac…

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Honoring the Memory of Quantum Genius Paul Dirac

Today marks the 36th anniversary of the death of English theoretical physicist and mathematician Paul Dirac (1902-1984) who was instrumental…

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Odd Man Out: The Quantum World of Paul Dirac

Many geniuses have a reputation for being eccentric and socially awkward, and British quantum theorist Paul Dirac (1902-1984) fit both…

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The Odd One Out: Paul Dirac’s Genius Was Fueled By A Succinct and Concise Mind

It is a widely accepted fact that many geniuses are notoriously strange. The Nobel-winning British physicist Paul Dirac (1902-1984), whose…

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