Dennis William Sciama

Dennis William Sciama

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dennis William Siahou Sciama FRS was a British physicist who, through his own work and that of his students, played a major role in developing British physics after the Second World War. He is considered as one of the fathers of modern cosmology. Sciama was born in Manchester, England. He was of Syrian Jewish ancestry, his father born in Manchester and his mother in Egypt, both tracing their roots back to Aleppo. Sciama earned his PhD in 1953 at Cambridge University under the supervision of Paul Dirac, with a dissertation on Mach's principle and inertia. His work later influenced the formulation of scalar-tensor theories of gravity
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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 372g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613495862X
  • 9786134958622