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The dilemmas of an upright man

Max Planck as spokesman for German science

by J. L. Heilbron

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Planck, Max, 1858-1947.,
    • Physics -- Germany -- History.,
    • Physicists -- Germany -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.L. Heilbron.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC16.P6 H45 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 238 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2542912M
      ISBN 100520057104
      LC Control Number85024609

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