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Rudolf Peierls

Physicist (5-Jun-1907 — 19-Sep-1995)


Sabine Lee (editor). Sir Rudolf Peierls: Selected Private And Scientific Correspondence. World Scientific Publishing Co.. 2006. 700pp. Also an edition in 2007, 880pp.

Sabine Lee (editor). The Bethe-Peierls Correspondence. World Scientific Publishing Co.. 2007. 520pp.

Rudolf Peierls. Bird of Passage: Recollections of a Physicist. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1985. 350pp.


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  3. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.588)

  4. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1139)

  5. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.149)

  6. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.378)

  7. Who's Who in World Jewry 1965 (p.725)

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