recollections of Eugene P. Wigner as told to Andrew Szanton. by Eugene Paul Wigner

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .

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  • Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-,
  • Physicists -- United States -- Biography

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-324) and index.

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ContributionsSzanton, Andrew.
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LC ClassificationsQC16.W52 A3 1992
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Paginationxxiv, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
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Open LibraryOL1714756M
ISBN 100306443260
LC Control Number92017040

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