Scientific Journeys: A Physicist Explores the Culture, History and Personalities of Science

Join the author – Fred Dylla, the Executive Director Emeritus of the American Institute of Physics –  for a live, interactive online conversation about his new book on 16th November 2020, 5 pm – 6 pm EST.

Heidelberg | London, 12 November 2020

© Springer What is the place of science in the world, and what role should it play in society? This new Springer book is a collection of 45 short essays written by Fred Dylla. His essays trace a scientific journey bookmarked by remarkable mentors and milestones of academic achievements. Each essay is self-contained and provides fascinating reading for everyone interested in the history, public appreciation, and value of science, as well as giving first-hand accounts of many key events and prominent scientific figures. 

Register for a live event with the author on 16th November from 5 pm- 6 pm (EST).

About the author

Fred Dylla is the Executive Director Emeritus of the American Institute of Physics. He has spent 50 years as an inquiring physicist, helping to design and build scientific facilities for astronomy, fusion energy, particle and nuclear physics, medical and materials research. Along the way, he enjoyed sharing his love of science and the arts with students, colleagues, family and friends. He lives in Lewes, Delaware with his wife.


Frederick Dylla
Scientific Journeys: A Physicist Explores the Culture, History and Personalities of Science
2020, 221 p. 20 b/w illus., 46 illus. in colour
Softcover 24,60€ | £19.99 | $27.99 
ISBN  978-3-030-55799-7
eISBN 978-3-030-55800-0

Further information

About the Book 

Scientific Journeys: A Physicist Explores the Culture, History and Personalities of Science

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