Adventures of a mathematician


The autobiography of mathematician Stanislaw Ulam, one of the great scientific minds of the twentieth century, tells a story rich with amazingly prophetic speculations and peppered with lively anecdotes. As a member of the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1944 on, Ulam helped to precipitate some of the most dramatic changes of the postwar world. He was among the first to use and advocate computers for scientific research, originated ideas for the nuclear propulsion of space vehicles, and made fundamental contributions to ...

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Adventures of a Mathematician
1991, University of California Press, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520071544

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Adventures of a Mathematician
1977, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9780684150642

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Adventures of a mathematician
1976, Scribner, New York

ISBN-13: 9780684143910


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