Download PDF by George Contopoulos: Adventures in Order and Chaos: A Scientific Autobiography

By George Contopoulos

for a few years i used to be organizing a weekly seminar on dynamical astronomy, and that i used to make a few old feedback on each topic, together with a few anecdotes from my contacts with many top scientists through the years. I defined additionally the advance of assorted topics and the emergence of recent ideasindynamicalastronomy. Thenseveralpeoplepromptedmetowritedown those comments, which can't be present in papers, or books. therefore, i made a decision to write down this ebook, which incorporates my reviews through the years. i am hoping that this booklet will be valuable to astronomy scholars worldwide. in the course of my a long time of educating, as a vacationing professor, in American Universities (1962-1994, Yale, Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Chicago, Maryland and Florida) i used to be inspired through the standard of my graduate scholars. so much of them have been very brilliant, asking penetrating questions, and getting ready their homework in an ideal means. In a number of situations, rather than a ?nal exam, I assigned to them a few small examine tasks and so they provided their effects on the finish of the direction. They have been very good in getting ready the best slides and in providing their ends up in a concise and transparent way.

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