Published jointly with World Scientific Publishing, Singapore.
This volume consists of a selection of the Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures presented annually at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Delivered by eminent scientists and scholars, including Nobel laureates, they cover a broad spectrum of subjects in physics, chemistry, life science, mathematics, historiography and social issues.
Contents: W. Timothy Gowers, ‘What Can Pure Mathematics Offer to Society?’; Shlomo Sternberg, ‘General Covariance and the Passive Equations of Physics’; Haim Harari, ‘The Structure of Quarks and Leptons’; Steven Weinberg, ‘Beautiful Theories’; Carlo Rubbia, ‘Harmless Energy from Nuclei’; Jean-Marie Lehn, ‘Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecular Information toward Self-Organization and Complex Matter’; Roger Kornberg, ‘Chromatin and Transcription’; Yuan T. Lee, ‘Energy, Environment and the Responsibility of Scientists’; John E. Wansbrough, ‘Res Ipsa Loquitur: History and Mimesis’.
שנת ההוצאה: 2012
ISBN-13 978-981-4329-43-9 (pbk)
ISBN-10 981-4329-43-6 (pbk)
מספר העמודים: 213
מידות (ס"מ): 15 × 23