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Title More things in heaven and earth : a celebration of physics at the millennium / Benjamin Bederson, editor.
Imprint New York : Springer : American Physical Society, [1999]

Subject Physics -- History -- 20th century.
Astrophysics -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Bederson, Benjamin.
Description xix, 841 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0387986626 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 40460054
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Martin Blume 
 Preface / Benjamin Bederson 
 Introduction / Hans A. Bethe 
 Historic Perspectives - Personal Essays on Historic Developments 
  Quantum Theory / Hans A. Bethe3
  Nuclear Physics / Hans A. Bethe12
  Theoretical Particle Physics / A. Pais29
  Elementary Particle Physics: The Origins / Val L. Fitch43
  Astrophysics / George Field56
  A Century of Relativity / Irwin I. Shapiro69
  From Radar to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance / Robert V. Pound89
  An Essay on Condensed Matter Physics in the Twentieth Century / W. Kohn96
  A Short History of Atomic Physics in the Twentieth Century / Daniel Kleppner129
 Particle Physics and Related Topics 
  Quantum Field Theory / Frank Wilczek143
  The Standard Model of Particle Physics / Mary K. Gaillard, Paul D. Grannis, Frank J. Sciulli161
  String Theory, Supersymmetry, Unification, and All That / John H. Schwarz, Nathan Seiberg188
  Accelerators and Detectors / W. K. H. Panofsky, M. Breidenbach203
  Anomalous g Values of the Electron and Muon / V. W. Hughes, T. Kinoshita223
  Neutrino Physics / L. Wolfenstein234
  Cosmology at The Millennium / Michael S. Turner, J. Anthony Tyson245
  Cosmic Rays: The Most Energetic Particles in the Universe / James W. Cronin278
  Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation / Lyman Page, David Wilkinson291
  Black Holes / Gary T. Horowitz, Saul A. Teukolsky302
  Gravitational Radiation / Rainer Weiss313
  Deciphering the Nature of Dark Matter / Bernard Sadoulet329
 Nuclear Physics 
  Nuclear Physics at the End of the Century / E. M. Henley, J. P. Schiffer345
  Stellar Nucleosynthesis / Edwin E. Salpeter370
 Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 
  Atomic Physics / Sheldon Datz, G. W. F. Drake, T. F. Gallagher [et al.]377
  Laser Spectroscopy and Quantum Optics / T. W. Hansch, H. Walther408
  Atom Cooling, Trapping, and Quantum Manipulation / Carl E. Wieman, David E. Pritchard, David J. Wineland426
  Laser Physics: Quantum Controversy in Action / W. E. Lamb, W. P. Schleich, M. O. Scully [et al.]442
  Quantum Effects in One-Photon and Two-Photon Interference / L. Mandel460
  From Nanosecond to Femtosecond Science / N. Bloembergen474
  Experiment and Foundations of Quantum Physics / Anton Zeilinger482
 Condensed Matter Physics 
  The Fractional Quantum Hall Effect / Horst L. Stormer, Daniel C. Tsui, Arthur C. Gossard501
  Conductance Viewed as Transmission / Yoseph Imry, Rolf Landauer515
  Superconductivity / J. R. Schrieffer, M. Tinkham526
  Superfluidity / A. J. Leggett534
  In Touch with Atoms / G. Binnig, H. Rohrer543
  Materials Physics / P. Chaudhari, M. S. Dresselhaus555
  The Invention of the Transistor / Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, Conyers Herring563
 Statistical Physics and Fluids 
  Statistical Mechanics: A Selective Review of Two Central Issues / Joel L. Lebowitz581
  Scaling, Universality, and Renormalization: Three Pillars of Modern Critical Phenomena / H. Eugene Stanley601
  Insights from Soft Condensed Matter / Thomas A. Witten617
  Granular Matter: A Tentative View / P. G. de Gennes629
  Fluid Turbulence / Katepalli R. Sreenivasan644
  Pattern Formation in Nonequilibrium Physics / J. P. Gollub, J. S. Langer665
 Plasma Physics 
  The Collisionless Nature of High-Temperature Plasmas / T. M. O'Neil, F. V. Coroniti679
 Chemical Physics and Biological Physics 
  Chemical Physics: Molecular Clouds, Clusters, and Corrals / Dudley Herschbach693
  Biological Physics / Hans Frauenfelder, Peter G. Wolynes, Robert H. Austin706
  Brain, Neural Networks, and Computation / J. J. Hopfield726
 Computational Physics 
  Microscopic Simulations in Physics / D. M. Ceperley741
 Applications of Physics to Other Areas 
  Physics and Applications of Medical Imaging / William R. Hendee755
  Nuclear Fission Reactors / Charles E. Till767
  Nuclear Power - Fusion / T. Kenneth Fowler775
  Physics and U.S. National Security / Sidney D. Drell781
  Laser Technology / R. E. Slusher798
  Physics and the Communications Industry / W. F. Brinkman, D. V. Lang812

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