The Galloping Gamows: In Living Technicolor

The Galloping Gamows: In Living Technicolor

by Peter Garrity

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'The Galloping Gamows' is the story of artist, inventor and biophysicist Igor Gamow and his, father, the renowned physicist, George Gamow, who developed the Big Bang Theory of the Universe. As a young man, Igor Gamow led the life of a bohemian artist and became an accomplished ballet dancer in Leon Fokine's National Ballet Company. Igor went on to become a professor of biophysics and a renowned inventor. His father, George Gamow played a significant role in developing nuclear physics and astrophysics.
He made seminal discoveries in atomic physics working with Niels Bohr and Ernest Rutherford; and with his colleague, Ralph Alpher, described the physical model for the creation of the universe. In 'The Galloping Gamows', we witness the creative process at work through the lives of two ingenious mavericks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419683022
Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
Publication date: 05/06/2008
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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