Jagdish Mehra (April 8, 1931 – September 14, 2008) was an Indian-American historian of science.

Jagdish Mehra
Born(1931-04-08)April 8, 1931
DiedSeptember 14, 2008(2008-09-14) (aged 77)

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WorksEdit

  • Mehra, J. (Ed.). The Physicist's Conception of Nature. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Reidel, 1973.doi:10.1007/978-94-010-2602-4
  • Mehra, J. (Ed.). Proceedings of the Symposium on the Development of the Physicist's Conception of Nature in the Twentieth Century (Trieste, Italy; Sept. 18–25, 1972).
  • Mehra, J. Einstein, Hilbert and the Theory of Gravitation. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Reidel, 1974.doi:10.1007/978-94-010-2194-4
  • Mehra, J. The Solvay Conferences on Physics. Aspects of the Development of Physics since 1911. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Reidel, 1975.doi:10.1007/978-94-010-1867-8
  • Mehra, J. The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1994.ISBN 978-0198518877
  • Mehra, J. Einstein, Physics and Reality. World Scientific, 1999.doi:10.1142/4135
  • Mehra, J. The Quantum Principle: Its Interpretation and Epistemology.doi:10.1007/978-94-010-2234-7
  • Mehra, J. The Golden Age of Theoretical Physics: Selected Essays. July 2000.doi:10.1142/4454
  • Mehra, J. and Milton, K. A. Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Swinger. 2000.ISBN 978-0198527459
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 1: The Quantum Theory of Planck, Einstein, Bohr and Sommerfeld. Its Foundation and the Rise of Its Difficulties (1900-1925). New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 2: The Discovery of Quantum Mechanics, 1925. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 3: The Formulation of Matrix Mechanics and Its Modifications 1925-1926. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 4: The Fundamental Equations of Quantum Mechanics 1925-1926. The Reception of the New Quantum Mechanics. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 5: Erwin Schrödinger and the Rise of Wave Mechanics. Part 1: Schrödinger in Vienna and Zurich 1887-1925. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1987.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 5: Erwin Schrödinger and the Rise of Wave Mechanics. Part 2: The creation of Wave Mechanics, Early Response and Applications 1925-1926. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1987.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 6: The Completion of Quantum Mechanics, 1926-1941, Part 1: The probabilistic Interpretation and the Empirical and Mathematical Foundation of Quantum Mechanics, 1926-1936. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000.
  • Mehra, J. and Rechenberg, H. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, Vol. 6: The Completion of Quantum Mechanics, 1926-1941, Part 2: The Conceptual Completion of Quantum Mechanics. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001.
  • Mehra, J. and Wightman, A. S. (Eds.). The Collected Works of Eugene Paul Wigner (1902-1995), 8 vols. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1990-2000.

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