Stephen Budiansky: Journey to the Edge of Reason (Paperback, 2022, W. W. Norton & Company) No rating

Nearly a hundred years after its publication, Kurt Gödel's famous proof that every mathematical system …

Leo Szilard, who discovered the nuclear chain reaction in the 1930s, recalled the Budapest of his youth as a society where economic security was taken for granted, and the highest value placed on intellectual achievement.

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