WorldCat Identities

Heisenberg, Irene

Works: 1 works in 2 publications in 1 language and 128 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Personal correspondence  History 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: QC16.H35, 530.092
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Most widely held works by Irene Heisenberg
My dear Li : correspondence 1937-1946 by Werner Heisenberg( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel Prize--winning physicist Werner Heisenberg lived far from his wife, Elisabeth, during most of the Second World War. An eminent scientist, Werner headed Germany's national atomic research project in Berlin, while Elisabeth and their children lived more safely in Bavaria. This selection of more than 300 letters exchanged between husband and wife reveals the precarious nature of Werner's position in the Third Reich, Elisabeth's increasingly difficult everyday life as the war progressed, and the devoted relationship that gave strength to them both. These letters provide a fascinating new perspective on Werner's much-debated wartime work and his attitude toward the atomic bomb. They also shed light on his reluctance to emigrate despite the urging of friends. An excerpt from his private diary, an introduction and notes by his daughter, and a selection of personal family photographs complete this compelling volume.--
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Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.37 for My dear Li ... to 0.37 for My dear Li ...)