Science, Churchill and Me

Science, Churchill and Me

The Autobiography of Hermann Bondi

1st Edition - May 18, 1990

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  • Authors: Hermann Bondi, Lord Carrington
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483296036
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080372358

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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.

Readership

Mathematicians and physicists, and all those concerned about the interaction between politics and the development of science

Table of Contents

  • Vienna
    The move to England
    The first six months in Egland
    Life in Cambridge
    Internment
    Interregnum
    Admiralty Signals Establishment
    Thoughts on the Second World War
    Life in Cambridge after the War
    King's College London
    European Space Research Organization
    Defence
    Energy
    Natural Environment Research Council
    Churchill College
    Reflections

Product details

  • No. of pages: 151
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1990
  • Published: May 18, 1990
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483296036
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080372358

About the Authors

Hermann Bondi

Affiliations and Expertise

Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, UK

Lord Carrington

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