This book, written by a physicist, contains 30 short stories to describe the great moments or discoveries by important physicists and mathematicians in history, and to try to explain their inspirations and ideas.
About the Author
Cao Zexian, born in 1966, is now a senior scientist at the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has published more than one hundred research articles on top-tier journals and a few books including Etymologicon for Chinese Physics Learners, Thin Film Growth, Quantum Mechanics for Juniors, etc. He is also a columnist for the journal of Physics.