George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
By Beverly Orndorff
Published: February 6, 2013.
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.