Helgoland

Helgoland PDF Book Detail Author: Carlo Rovelli
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241454700
Category : Science
Languages : en
Pages : 164

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The instant Sunday Times bestseller -- a beautiful story of rebellion and science 'Popular science has rarely been so good' Prospect 'A triumph. . . We are left in a world that is not disenchanted by science, but even more magical' Financial Times In June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner Heisenberg, suffering from hay fever, had retreated to the treeless, wind-battered island of Helgoland in the North Sea in order to think. Walking all night, by dawn he had wrestled with an idea that would transform the whole of science and our very conception of the world. In Helgoland Carlo Rovelli tells the story of the birth of quantum physics and its bright young founders who were to become some of the most famous Nobel winners in science. It is a celebration of youthful rebellion and intellectual revolution. An invitation to a magical place. Here Rovelli illuminates competing interpretations of this science and offers his own original view, describing the world we touch as a fabric woven by relations. Where we, as every other thing around us, exist in our interactions with one another, in a never-ending game of mirrors. A dazzling work from a celebrated scientist and master storyteller, Helgoland transports us to dizzying heights, reminding us of the many pleasures of the life of the mind. Translated by Erica Segre and Simon Carnell Chosen as a Book of the Year by The Times, Financial Times, Sunday Times, Guardian and Prospect

German Battleship Helgoland

German Battleship Helgoland PDF Book Detail Author: Aidan Dodson
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 152674760X
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 144

Book Description
Alongside its incomparable archive of British warship plans, the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich also holds a selection of drawings from foreign sources. Among the gems of this collection are a number of German warships dating from the First World War era. These are official plans, acquired by the Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control as part of the peace treaty, and very similar in style, detail and draughtsmanship to Royal Navy ‘as fitted’ general arrangements, including the use of coloured line and washes.The very best of these, in terms of the completeness of coverage and the visual impact of the drawings, relates to the battleship SMS Helgoland, launched in 1909. The name-ship of the second class of dreadnoughts designed by the Germans, she was a big advance over the earlier Westfalen class, having 12in guns that matched those of her British opponents. She served in the High Seas Fleet throughout the war, fought at Jutland, and was ceded to Britain as part of the peace terms – which is probably why the plans are at Greenwich – and was broken up in 1924.This book is the latest in a series based entirely on original draughts which depict famous warships in an unprecedented degree of detail. Using the latest scanning technology to make digital copies of the highest quality, it reproduces complete sets in full colour, with many close-ups and enlargements that make every aspect clear and comprehensible. Extensive captions point the reader to important features to be found in the plans, and an introduction covers the background to the design. The result is a novel form of anatomy that will be a revelation to any warship enthusiast.

Summary of Carlo Rovelli s Helgoland

Summary of Carlo Rovelli s Helgoland PDF Book Detail Author: Everest Media,
Publisher: Everest Media LLC
ISBN:
Category : Science
Languages : en
Pages : 16

Book Description
Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 Heisenberg was the first to glimpse one of the most vertiginous of Nature’s secrets, and he was twenty-three. He was on the island of Helgoland to immerse himself in the problem with which he was obsessed: the strange behavior of the electrons in atoms. #2 In the summer of 1925, Heisenberg had the idea that would transform physics. He believed that the most obvious assumptions can be wrong, and that knowledge should be based on observations alone. #3 Heisenberg’s leap is as daring as it is simple. He attempts to calculate the behavior of the electron using quantities that are observable, instead of the physical variables that were previously used. He succeeds in giving up describing the electron’s movement, and only describes what can be observed. #4 Heisenberg’s new theory was very simple. The forces were the same as in classical physics, but the variables were replaced by tables of numbers. The equations were the same as those of classical physics, except for one equation that I will discuss later.

Das Staatsarchiv

Das Staatsarchiv PDF Book Detail Author:
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Category : History, Modern
Languages : de
Pages : 768

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Pamphlets on Biology

Pamphlets on Biology PDF Book Detail Author:
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Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 1032

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Natur und Museum

Natur und Museum PDF Book Detail Author:
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Category : Natural history
Languages : de
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Dokumente Deutscher Kriegssch den

Dokumente Deutscher Kriegssch  den PDF Book Detail Author: Germany (West). Bundesministerium für Vertriebene, Flüchtlinge und Kriegsgeschädigte
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Category : World War, 1939-1945
Languages : en
Pages :

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Meyniana

Meyniana PDF Book Detail Author:
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Category : Geology
Languages : de
Pages : 868

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