Sir James Jeans: A Biography

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 12, 2013 - Science - 196 pages
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Originally published in 1952, this book by E. A. Milne examines the life and work of influential astrophysicist Sir James Jeans. The text includes reproductions of correspondence between Jeans and such luminaries as G. H. Hardy and G. E. Hale, and is introduced by a personal memoir by the publisher S. C. Roberts. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Jeans' work and the history of astrophysics.
 

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Contents

Merchant Taylors and Cambridge
1
Princeton 19059
11
Return to England The Adams Prize Essay
17
Secretary of the Royal Society 191929
32
Later Years 193146
74
Science in J eanss Boyhood
80
The Partition of Energy
89
Rotating Fluid Masses
99
The Equilibrium of the Stars
129
Jeans and Philosophy
152
Bibliography
167
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