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Rabi, scientist and citizen

by John S. Rigden

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Rabi, I. I. 1898-,
    • Physics -- United States -- History.,
    • Physicists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn S. Rigden ; with a new preface.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC16.R2 R54 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 302 p. :
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782607M
      ISBN 100674004353
      LC Control Number00031919

      Book: Rabi, Scientist and Citizen. I may be wrong but Rabi I think is one of the least known scientists even though he was one of the most important ones in the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance! In this book, you can find out how difficult it was do study the magnetic resonance in those years. Oct 31,  · Rabi: Scientist and Citizen. Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. Press. LOC: QCR2 R54 Date Posted: October 31, Isador Rabi is one of a handful of truly outstanding physicists of the 20 th century, but being in physics, he is essentially unknown among the general public. It is well that John Rigden wrote this fascinating book.

      Jun 21,  · Paul Hoffman reviewed my book ''Rabi: Scientist and Citizen,'' a biography of one of America's most eminent scientists, in the May 10 issue of The Book Review. Rabi: Scientist & Citizen, by John S. Rigden. - book Dairyman to a Nation, by Joe Bertram Frantz. - book suggestion. Booklist for Gail Borden. Francis Hauksbee, the Younger. Died 11 Jan (born ). English instrument maker, scientist and lecturer who was the nephew and assistant experimenter to Francis Hauksbee the Elder. He.

      Founded in by Columbia College and faculty of the science departments, the Rabi Scholars Program was established in memory of Nobel Laureate and Columbia physics faculty member I. I. Rabi.A small number of incoming first year Columbia College students who demonstrate exceptional promise in the sciences are chosen to be Rabi Scholars, and the program seeks to support and . May 10,  · In the preface to ''Rabi: Scientist and Citizen,'' Mr. Rigden acknowledges spending many days in Mr. Rabi's home talking to him and his wife, Helen; yet in the body of the book he has next to.


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The first half of the book deals with the pre-WWII years. I found the story of his youth and education fascinating. There is a lot of detail about the experiments of Rabi and his collaborators; interesting detail about the role played by his students and postdocs, particularly in /5(4).

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"Rabi's voice comes through vividly and forcefully. This is a work of great inspiration." -- Aage Bohr, Professor of Physics, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark "This excellent work is the first full biography of Professor Rabi, the scientist who epitomizes the passing of the torch of physics from Europe to the United States almost a half-century ago.

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“The growth, in this century, of the American physics community — in size, stature, and influence Rabi is certainly a historical development with deep roots and profound implications. Rabi Rigden’s Rabi: Scientist and Citizen is a fascinating treatment of that subject as reflected in /5(4).

“The growth, in this century, of the American physics community — in size, stature, and influence — is certainly a historical development with deep roots and profound implications.

John Rigden’s Rabi: Scientist and Citizen is a fascinating treatment of that subject as reflected in. Sep 01,  · Rabi: Scientist and Citizen. by John S. Rigden.

Basic Books. $ I. Rabi is the grand old man of American science. Born inhe is a survivor of a generation of young Americans who traveled to Europe in the ’s to participate in the intellectual revolution that accompanied the invention of quantum mechanics.

Rabi, thanks for joining me. I just wonder, indeed, whether that connection which comes out so clearly in this Rigden book on Rabi: Scientist and Citizen, between those two existences is as much.

Oct 27,  · Rabi, scientist and citizen by Rigden, John S. Publication date Topics Rabi, I. (Isidor Isaac),Rabi, Isidor Isaac (), Rabi, Isidor I, Physics, Physicists, Natuurkundigen, Physiciens Publisher Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by LineK on October 27, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: This biography by the editor of American Review of Physics makes amends for the neglect of a man today esteemed, at 88, as the dean of American physics.

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Nov 15,  · New Scientist John Rigden's biography of Isidor Rabi, the American physicist and Nobel prizewinner--for the development of nuclear magnetic resonance--and eventually 'statesman' of science, has been reissued in paperback. Rabi's life was remarkable, full of incident, vision and action, including war, hot and cold/5(15).

Isidor Isaac Rabi (/ ˈ r ɑː b i /; born Israel Isaac Rabi, July 29, – January 11, ) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in for his discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance, which is used in magnetic resonance solstemcell.comal advisor: Albert Potter Wills.

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This is a welcome reissue, with a new Preface, of John S. Rigden's stellar biography of I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. Rabi's discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in and stimulated research leading to, among other things, refinements in quantum electrodynamics, refined molecular beam methods, radio astronomy with.

Nov 15,  · Rigden's biography of I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the 20th century, is now reissued with a new Preface. Rabi's discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in and stimulated refinements in quantum electrodynamics, molecular beam methods, radio astronomy, atomic clocks, and solid state masers.

Jul 13,  · Rabi: Scientist and Citizen. John S. Ridgen. Basic Books, New York, pp. $ Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist. Luis W. Alvarez. Basic Books, New York, pp. $ Tuesday is too nice a day to write reviews about scientific biographies if for no other reason than Tuesday follows Monday and Monday follows Sunday.

Now on Sunday one takes a stroll through the grounds .Quoted from conversation with the author, John S. Rigden, in Rabi, Scientist and Citizen (), xxii. Rabi was recalling having an MRI, in latea few months before his death. He had been awarded the Nobel Prize infor his discovery of the magnetic resonance method.This is a welcome reissue, with a new Preface, of John S.

Rigden's stellar biography of I. I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. Rabi's discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in and.