Science and Common Understanding — The B.B.C. Reith Lectures 1953 - J. [Julius] Robert OppenheimerGeoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, 1954, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with soiling to the lower panel and tanning on the reverse. Price Clipped. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Edges of the text block lightly spotted, further light spotting to the blanks and pastedowns. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
From the cover: “The 1953 B.B.C. Reith Lectures were directed by Professor Oppenheimer to an examination of ‘what there is new in atomic physics that is relevant, helpful, and inspiriting for men to know’. This led him, he says, into a relatively quiet room, that we know as quantum theory or atomic theory, in the house called ‘science’.
Size: 7½" x 5"
Number of Pages: 126
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