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By Ahmed Zewail

From a starting in an Egyptian delta city and the port of Alexandria to the scenic vistas of sunny southern California, Ahmed Zewail takes us on a voyage via time — his personal existence and the split-second international of the femtosecond. during this endearing exposé of his existence and paintings until eventually his receipt of the Nobel Prize in 1999, he attracts classes from his lifestyles tale to this point, and he meditates at the effect which the revolution in technology has had on our sleek global — in either constructed and constructing nations. What makes the publication captivating and interesting is Zewail's emphasis at the human measurement and his specified skill to color the adventure of lifestyles and technological know-how with insightful analogies and creative metaphors.

But this inspiring e-book is going a long way past the standard province of an autobiography. Zewail integrates the 2 worlds he both belongs to — Egypt and the United States — and, regardless of changes, he emphasizes the confluence of the 2 cultures — the East and the West. He rejects the view that the present country of the realm is because of a conflict of civilizations or a clash of religions, and indicates a concrete plan of action for the area of the have-nots. The publication ends together with his highway map for a partnership among constructed and constructing worlds. through the ebook, Zewail takes at the mantle of thinker, historian or even political and financial adviser.


  • First Steps
  • The Gate to Science
  • The American Encounter
  • California Gold
  • The Invisible Atom
  • The Race opposed to Time
  • Time and Matter
  • On the line to Stockholm
  • A own Vision
  • Walks to the Future

Readership: common public; historians; scientists; educators; undergraduates and graduates; biographers.

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