By: Clas Blomberg
426 pages, Figs
There is at present a strong interest for the interdisciplinary field of combining physics and biology. Physics can be regarded as giving a general, fundamental basis of natural science, and in that respect, it is important for providing a deep understanding of many biological processes. The purpose of the book is to give a survey of the physics that is relevant for biological applications, and also to discuss what kind of biology needs physics.
The book gives a broad account of basic physics, then considers general questions of common interest such as reductionism, determinism and randomness, where the physics view often is misunderstood.
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Born 1936, Clas Blomberg has a PhD in theoretical physics at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm 1966. He has been a Professor there since 1986. He started studies in statistical mechanics, and since mid-70:s worked with theoretical physics problems with relevance to biology. He built up a successful research group at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
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