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Fritz Zwicky: An Extraordinary Astrophysicist

Biography / Memoir

Series: Advances in Astronomy and Astrophysics Volume: 11

Cambridge Scientific Publishers

Hardback | Mar 2011 | #199452 | ISBN-13: 9781904868781
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About this book

This English edition of the biography of Fritz Zwicky highlights his fundamental research and discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics including supernovae, dark matter, clusters of galaxies, gravitational lenses, neutron stars and morphological thinking. It also recognises his significant contribution to jet propulsion and rocket technology. This book presents a fascinating account of the life and work of this great twentieth century Swiss scientist and will appeal to a wide readership.

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