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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World

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"People like myself, who truly feel at home in several countries, are not strictly at home anywhere", writes Abraham Pais, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists and author of the biography of Einstein, "Subtle is the Lord", near the beginning of this chronicle of his life on two continents. His tale describes his period of hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland (he ended the war in a Gestapo prison) and his life in America, particularly at the newly organized Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, then directed by ...

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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World
2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691630403

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2014, Princeton University Press

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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World
1999, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

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1997, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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1997, Oxford University Press, Oxford

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