Essays on the Future

In Honor of Nick Metropolis

Authors: Hecker, Siegfried, Rota, Gian-Carlo

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This collection represents a unique undertaking in scientific publishing to honor Nick Metropolis. Nick was the last survivor of the World War II Manhattan Project in Los Alamos, and was an important member of the Los Alamos national Laboratory until his death in October, 1999. In this volume, some of the leading scientists and humanists of our time have contributed essays related to their respective disciplines, exploring various aspects of future developments in science and society, philosophy, national security, nuclear power, pure and applied mathematics, physics and biology, particle physics, computing, and information science.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • The Future of Nuclear Power

    Agnew, Harold

    Pages 1-3

  • The Nature of Informational Modeling

    Ashenhurst, Robert L.

    Pages 5-10

  • Long Time, No See

    Baclawski, Kenneth

    Pages 11-26

  • The Once and Future Role for Approximate Calculations

    Baker, George A.

    Pages 27-44

  • Possible Future Trends in Relativity

    Balazs, N. L.

    Pages 45-59

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essays on the Future
Book Subtitle
In Honor of Nick Metropolis
Authors
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-0777-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-0777-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-8176-3856-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-6898-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 276
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