The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius
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Published: 12/24/2009
'A monumental achievement - one of the great scientific biographies.' Michael Frayn The Strangest Man is the Costa Biography Award-winning account of Paul Dirac, the famous physicist sometimes called the British Einstein. He was one of the leading pioneers of the greatest revolution in twentieth-century science: quantum mechanics. The youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize for Physics, he was also pathologically reticent, strangely literal-minded and legendarily unable to communicate or empathize. Through his…