By Jacob Bekenstein,Raphael Mechoulam

This quantity contains a range of the Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures awarded every year on the Israel Academy of Sciences and arts. added by means of eminent scientists and students, together with Nobel laureates, they conceal a huge spectrum of topics in physics, chemistry, existence technological know-how, arithmetic, historiography and social issues.

This amazing memorial lecture sequence was once inaugurated by means of the Israel Academy of Sciences and arts following a global symposium held in Jerusalem in March 1979 to commemorate the centenary of Albert Einstein's delivery. seeing that Einstein's pursuits, actions and effect weren't constrained to theoretical physics yet spanned wide fields affecting society and the welfare of humankind, it used to be felt that those memorial lectures may be addressed to scientists, students and erudite laypersons instead of to physicists alone.

Contents:

  • What Can natural arithmetic provide to Society? (W Timothy Gowers, Fields Medalist)
  • General Covariance and the Passive Equations of Physics (Shlomo Sternberg, Professor of natural and utilized arithmetic, Harvard University)
  • The constitution of Quarks and Leptons (Haim Harari, Professor of Nuclear Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science)
  • Beautiful Theories (Steven Weinberg, Nobel Laureate in Physics)
  • Harmless strength from Nuclei (Carlo Rubbia, Nobel Laureate in Physics)
  • Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecular info towards Self-Organization and intricate topic (Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Chromatin and Transcription (Roger Kornberg, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Energy, atmosphere, and the accountability of Scientists (Yuan T Lee, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur: background and Mimesis (John E Wansbrough, Professor of Oriental and African experiences, college of London)

Readership: Scientists, scholars and lay people.

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