Gravitation and Cosmology: From the Hubble Radius to the Planck Scale: Proceedings of a Symposium in Honour of the 80th Birthday of Jean-Pierre Vigier - Fundamental Theories of Physics 126 (Hardback)
  • Gravitation and Cosmology: From the Hubble Radius to the Planck Scale: Proceedings of a Symposium in Honour of the 80th Birthday of Jean-Pierre Vigier - Fundamental Theories of Physics 126 (Hardback)
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Gravitation and Cosmology: From the Hubble Radius to the Planck Scale: Proceedings of a Symposium in Honour of the 80th Birthday of Jean-Pierre Vigier - Fundamental Theories of Physics 126 (Hardback)

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Jean-Pierre Vigier continually labeled one of les heretiques de la science, l'eternel resistant et le patriarche is yet a pillar of modern physics and mathematics, with one leg firmly planted in theory and the other in empiricism spanning a career of nearly 60 years with a publication vitae quickly approaching 400! He wrote of his mentor Louis de Broglie "Great physicists fight great battles", which perhaps applies even more so to 1 Jean-Pierre Vigier himself . If fortune allows a visit to Paris, reported to be the city of love, and certainly one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world; one has been treated to a visual and cultural feast. For example a leisurely stroll from the Musee du Louvre along the Champs-Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe would instill even the least creative soul with the entelechies of a poets muse. It is perhaps open to theoretical interpretation, but if causal conditions have allowed one to be a physicist, visiting Paris, one may have taken opportunity to visit the portion of the old Latin quarter in place Jussieu where Pierre et Marie Curie Universite, reported to be `the best university in France', is stationed.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781402008856
Number of pages: 540
Weight: 999 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 30 mm
Edition: 2002 ed.

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