Journal of Jocular Physics, 1935-1955


Niels Bohr institutet. Journal of Jocular Physics, 1935-1955

Journal of Jocular Physics, 1935-1955

Collections of short articles by physicists on physics subjects, originally created with the purpose of a Festschrift for Bohr's fiftieth birthday, but intended to be humorous in nature; also contains some cartoon drawings. The preface of the first volume states: ". . . the present volume inaugurates a new periodical, exclusively concerned with the jocular aspect of the physical world." Comprised of Niels Bohr Celebration Number [Vol. I], 7 October 1935, created for Bohr's fiftieth birthday, 37 pp.; Volume II dated 7 October 1945, 28 pp.; Volume III dated 7 October 1955, 49 pp. Includes items by Léon Rosenfeld; George Gamow; Hans Bethe and Edward Teller; Victor Weisskopf.

3 vols. (114 pp.)

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