Science, Churchill and Me
The Autobiography of Hermann Bondi
With an Introduction by
- Hermann Bondi, Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
Recounts the experiences, appointments and achievements of this eminent scientist. Dealing systematically with Bondi's childhood in Austria, arrival in Cambridge and his important contributions to the field of mathematics before his appointment as Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, the book conveys how an initially strictly academic career led to a range of positions in the public sector finishing with a return to academia.
For mathematicians and physicists, and all those concerned about the interaction between politics and the development of science.