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Hans Christian von Baeyer is a Chancellor Professor of Physics at the College of William and Mary. His books include Information: The New Language of Science and Warmth Disperses and Time Passes: The History of Heat.

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Von Baeyer was born in 1938.

Recipient of the Science Journalism Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Magazine Award, which cites his "uncommon literary grace". He also received the 2005 Andrew Gemant Award for science writing, for prose "crisp, captivating and illuminating" with "depth, passion and clarity" in the ideas conveyed.

Works

  • Rainbows, Snowflakes, and Quarks: Physics and the World Around Us. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1984. ISBN 0-07-067545-7. 
  • The Fermi solution: Essays on Science. New York: Random House. 1993. ISBN 0-679-40031-1. 
  • Taming the Atom: The Emergence of the Visible Microworld (Penguin Science). London, England: Penguin Books Ltd. 1994. ISBN 0-14-015621-6. 
  • Warmth Disperses and Time Passes: The History of Heat. New York: The Modern Library. 1999. ISBN 0-375-75372-9. 
  • Information: The New Language of Science. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 2004. ISBN 0-674-01387-5. 
  • References

    Hans Christian von Baeyer Wikipedia


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