IN THE REVIEW

On Albert Einstein

Though I knew Einstein for two or three decades, it was only in the last decade of his life that we were close colleagues and something of friends. But I thought that it might be useful, because I am sure that it is not too soon—and for our generation perhaps …

Niels Bohr and Atomic Weapons

This is a much abbreviated account of lectures given between August, 1963 and May, 1964, at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, at the University of California, at the California Institute of Technology, and at Los Alamos, New Mexico. The major deletions involve technical aspects of the bomb, and above all a …

Ernest Rutherford

Rutherford and the Nature of the Atom

by E.N.da C. Andrade
This Anchor paperback is a biography of the physicist Ernest Rutherford. The author is himself a noted physicist and metallurgist. He worked with Rutherford as a student and associate in perhaps the most exciting days of Rutherford’s many: in the years just before 1914, in Manchester, after Rutherford had discovered …

The Fire Next Time

The Dawn of a New Age

by Eugene Rabinowitch
The author of this collection of essays is known to his colleagues as an eminent biophysicist who has been concerned for at least the last twenty years with fundamental problems of photosynthesis. To a somewhat larger circle, he is known as the editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, …