Drawing Theories Apart: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics
by David Kaiser
Winner of the 2007 Pfizer Prize from the History of Science Society.Feynman diagrams have revolutionized nearly every aspect of theoretical physics since the middle of the twentieth century. Introduced by the American physicist Richard Feynman (1918-88) soon after World War II as a means of simplifying lengthy calculations in quantum electrodynamics, they soon gained adher...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published June 15th 2005 by University Of Chicago Press
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David Kaiser is an associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he teaches in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society and the Department of Physics. He and his family live in Natick, Massachusetts.More about David Kaiser...