Under The Spell Of Landau: When Theoretical Physics Was Shaping Destinies, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814436577
  • ISBN-13: 9789814436571
  • DDC: 530.0924
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 560 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This invaluable collection of memoirs and reviews on scientific activities of the most prominent theoretical physicists belonging to the Landau School - Landau, Migdal, Zeldovich, Smorodinsky, Ter-Martirosyan, Kirzhnits, Gribov, Larkin and Anselm - are being published in English for the first time.The main goal is to acquaint readers with the life and work of outstanding Soviet physicists who, to a large extent, shaped theoretical physics in the 1950s-70s. Many intriguing details have remained unknown beyond the Iron Curtain which was dismantled only with the fall of the USSR.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Part I.
2: Lev Landau.
3: Arkady Migdal.
4: Yakov Zeldovich.
5: Yokov Smorodinsky.
6: Karen Ter-Martirosyan.
7: David Kirzhnits.
8: Vladimir Gribov.
9: Anatoly Larkin.
10: Alexei Anslem.
11: Time and Destinies.
12: Part II.
13: Some Details for Experts.