Download e-book for kindle: Alexander A Friedmann: The Man who Made the Universe Expand by Eduard A. Tropp,Viktor Ya. Frenkel,Artur D.

By Eduard A. Tropp,Viktor Ya. Frenkel,Artur D. Chernin,Alexander Dron,Michael Burov

Our universe could be defined mathematically via an easy version built in 1922 at Petrograd (St Petersburg) by way of Alexander Friedmann (1888–1925), who anticipated that the total universe could extend and evolve with time sooner than there has been any observational facts. He used to be an excellent Soviet physicist, and this bright 1993 biography is determined in a large ancient historical past. The booklet is a window at the institution and college years, army carrier, instructing and examine in the course of a seminal interval of Soviet heritage. The authors contain certain archival fabric, reminiscent of Friedmann's letters from front, in addition to modern documents and recollections of comrades. there's a precise remedy of his paintings in Theoretical Cosmology (1922–1924), set within the context of the association of Soviet technology on the time.

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