Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. book is indeed a 'scientific biography'.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. The project was started in 2005 and finished in 2017 with the publication of the German book: Lichtquanten and in 2018 with its English version: Photons: The History and Mental Models of Light Qu anta (Springer).
Dirac: A Scientific Biography . This book also includes Dirac's most important and interesting interactions with other great physicists and also contains insightful information on his philosophical outlook, his pastimes, and his unique personality. It also includes an excellent selection of photos and even some This is by far the best biography that I have encountered on Dirac, a brilliant and very original physicist.
Helge Kragh: 2019 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics Recipient, "For influential contributions to the history of physics, especially analyses of cosmological theories and debates, the history of the quantum physics of elementary particles and the solid state, and biographical studies of Paul Dirac and Niels Bohr, and his early quantum atom. I remain convinced that one of its goals, as " scientific biography," remains unfulfilled. Compare Kragh to the excellent scientific biography by Abraham Pais: Albert Einstein, Subtle Is The Lord.
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The author examines Dirac's successes and failures, and pays particular attention to Dirac's opposition to modern quantum electrodynamics - an opposition based on aesthetic objections
It is based extensively on unpublished sources, including Dirac's correspondence with Bohr, Heisenberg, Pauli, Schrödinger, Gamow and others. Dirac was undoubtedly one of the most brilliant and influential physicists of the twentieth century. Between 1925 and 1934, the Nobel Prize laureate revolutionized physics with his brilliant contributions to quantum theory.
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The Dictionary of Scientific Biography is a scholarly reference work that was published from 1970 through 1980. It is supplemented by the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Both these publications are comprised in an electronic version, called the Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography