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1: Pauli's Family 2: The Prodigy of Relativity Theory 3: Student in Munich 4: Scientific Collaborator 5: The Hamburg Years 6: The New ETH Professor 7: The Personal Crisis 8: Life with Franca 9: The War Years in America 10: The Famous Professor Returns 11: The One World: Physis and Psyche 12: The Symmetry Breaks

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Assistant of W. Pauli, Zurich 1956-59. Member, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton 1959-61 Professor of Theoretical Physics, Neuchatel 1961-64 Visiting Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca 1963-64 Professor of Theoretical Physics, Geneva, since 1964 Visiting Scientist IBM Research Laboratory, Zurich 1970-71 Fellow American Physical Society, since 1986 Member Pauli Committee, CERN, Geneva, since 1985


It is a fascinating reading, indeed, the life of this famous physicist, the evolution of his thinking, the world of his dreams, ideals, accomplishments and failures. Highly recommended to all those working in the field, and, equally of lovers of good literature! Zentralblatt MATH It should remain a standard reference work for years to come ... Enz's account is a work of impressive scholarship, allied to a sympathetic insight into the character and milieu of his subject. He is owed a debt of gratitude by all physicists, historians of science and by anyone interested in the story of those heroic years when our understanding of the physical world underwent such radical change. Ian Aitchison, Professor of Physics, University of Oxford, Times Higher Education Supplement This book is a labour of love ... it is a marvellous, meaty, read. Materials World Enz's portrait fascinates. Science Enz has given us an authentic portrait of one of the great spirits of our time. Nature

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