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Werner Heisenberg

Physicist (5-Dec-1901 — 1-Feb-1976)


David C. Cassidy. Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company. 1993. 688pp.

David C. Cassidy. Werner Heisenberg: A Bibliography of His Writings. Island Park, NY: Whittier Publications. 2001. 226pp.

Elisabeth Heisenberg. Inner Exile: Recollections of a Life with Werner Heisenberg. Boston, MA: Birkhäuser. 1984. 170pp. Translation of Das politische Leben eines Unpolitischen.

Werner Heisenberg. Encounters with Einstein, and Other Essays on People, Places, and Particles. Princeton University Press. 1983. 141pp.

David Lindley. Uncertainty: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science. New York: Random House. 2007. 257pp.

Malcolm MacPherson. Time Bomb: Fermi, Heisenberg, and the Race for the Atomic Bomb. New York: Dutton. 1986. 316pp.

Paul Lawrence Rose. Heisenberg and the Nazi Atomic Bomb Project: A Study in German Culture. University of California Press. 1998. 352pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.317)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.302)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.689)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.483)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.229)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.224)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.240)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.144)

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