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G.I.Budker : Reflections and Remembrances - J.Van Damm


Reflections and Remembrances

Hardcover Published: 8th May 1997
ISBN: 9781563960703
Number Of Pages: 364

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In this wonderful collection, friends and colleagues of Russian physicist G.I. Budker--founder of the Novosibirsk Institute--reminisce on the man and his science. Two articles by Budker himself are included as well. None of this material has ever appeared in English and includes work by Kapitsa, Landau, and Sakharov.

Preface to the English Edition
Preface to the Russian Edition
In Memoriamp. 1
In Memory of Academician Budkerp. 3
Selected Essays of G.I. Budkerp. 15
Science Expands Horizons: Microworld Economicsp. 17
Buy an Accelerator!p. 23
By Way of Antiplasma to Antimatterp. 29
Good Student-Good Scientistp. 35
Expected Unexpectednessp. 41
The Importance of Scientific Schoolsp. 45
Get Going!p. 65
"Engineer of Relativity": The Moscow Period (1945-1957)p. 69
At the Kurchatov Institutep. 71
A Divinely Favored Physicistp. 77
Ideas in the Billionsp. 81
Not a Long Life, but a Brilliant Onep. 93
Life is Creating!p. 103
The Unforgettable Yearsp. 117
Brushstrokes to the Portraitp. 127
My Encountersp. 131
A Wonderful Scientific Imaginationp. 135
A Creator of New Ideasp. 145
Fearless Innovatorp. 151
A Sight to Beholdp. 159
"Sir Director": The Novosibirsk Period (1958-1977)p. 165
Through Discussions - to a Decisionp. 167
Andrei Mikhailovich and Our Institutep. 171
The Organizer of the Institutep. 183
A Unique Style of Workp. 193
Scientist and Directorp. 207
As If It Were Yesterday...p. 219
Never Follow a Pattern!p. 223
Budker's Principlesp. 235
His Enthusiasmp. 241
Ideas Ahead of Their Timep. 245
I Appreciated Our Friendshipp. 249
"Cards on the Table"p. 253
He Preached the Cult of Workp. 257
The Main Thesis of His Schoolp. 259
A Wonderful Organizerp. 267
Two Recollectionsp. 275
The Invention of the Gyroconp. 283
Exception to the Rulep. 285
Fascination That Infected Everyonep. 287
He Enriched My Lifep. 291
Cool Before Drinkingp. 295
One-Third Jewish?p. 299
As I Remember Himp. 303
Excerpted Recollectionsp. 311
Information on the Authorsp. 317
Curriculum Vitae of G.I. Budkerp. 327
List of Publications of G.I. Budkerp. 335
Indexp. 357
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ISBN: 9781563960703
ISBN-10: 1563960702
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 8th May 1997
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.77