Alexander Blum

Alexander Blum obtained a PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, and has since been working as a Research Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. Since 2018, he has led an independent research group on the "Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program." His research focuses on the history of modern physics, in particular the development of and interactions between quantum and relativity theory in the decades after their establishment as the basis of modern physics in the first quarter of the twentieth century.

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Sources 10

Quantum Gravity in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

A Sourcebook

July 30, 2018

 

Proceedings 8

Shifting Paradigms

Thomas S. Kuhn and the History of Science

Feb. 29, 2016