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A Computer Called the Universe

  • Sergio Carrà
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

On a shining morning in the summer of 1948, Ralph Alpher, a 27-year-old graduate student, was walking in his most elegant suit towards the main building of the Princeton University to discuss his Ph.D. dissertation. The event had generated a lot of public interest because of the unusual topic, prominently mentioned in the local newspaper: he was going to debate aspects of the world’s creation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Carrà
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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical EngineeringPolytechnic UniversityMilanItaly

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