This collection represents a unique undertaking in scientific publishing to honor Nick Metropolis, the last survivor of the World War II Manhattan Project in Los Alamos. In this volume, some of the leading scientists and humanists of our time have contributed essays related to their respective disciplines, exploring various aspects of future developments in science and society, philosophy, national security, nuclear power, pure and applied mathematics, physics and biology, particle physics, computing, and information science.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 462 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200