Download e-book for kindle: Adventures in Order and Chaos: A Scientific Autobiography by George Contopoulos

By George Contopoulos

ISBN-10: 1402030398

ISBN-13: 9781402030390

ISBN-10: 9048167736

ISBN-13: 9789048167739

for a few years i used to be organizing a weekly seminar on dynamical astronomy, and that i used to make a few ancient comments on each topic, together with a few anecdotes from my contacts with many major scientists through the years. I defined additionally the advance of varied topics and the emergence of latest ideasindynamicalastronomy. Thenseveralpeoplepromptedmetowritedown those feedback, which can't be present in papers, or books. hence, i made a decision to jot down this e-book, which incorporates my reviews through the years. i'm hoping that this e-book might be valuable to astronomy scholars around the world. in the course of my decades of training, as a traveling professor, in American Universities (1962-1994, Yale, Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Chicago, Maryland and Florida) i used to be inspired by way of the standard of my graduate scholars. such a lot of them have been very brilliant, asking penetrating questions, and getting ready their homework in an ideal means. In a couple of situations, rather than a ?nal exam, I assigned to them a few small examine tasks they usually provided their effects on the finish of the path. They have been very good in getting ready the precise slides and in featuring their leads to a concise and transparent way.

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