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By Bernhard Wunderlich

ISBN-10: 3642111955

ISBN-13: 9783642111952

This autobiography is written to stick with the at the beginning turbulent and probably random direction of schooling and lifestyles studies of the writer within the Thirties and 40s through the oppressive third German Reich. those early early life insights made the writer an bad pupil within the Nineteen Fifties within the totalitarian German Democratic Republic, and finally introduced him to the us. preferably ready, he accomplished a main schooling in checklist time, major in 1965 to a tenured professorship in chemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, focusing on study of the forged nation of linear macromolecules (polymers, plastics). Early retirement in 1988 resulted in a brand new 20-year occupation as Professor and amazing Scientist on the college of Tennessee and Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory. The unforeseeable result of scripting this booklet have been the various hyperlinks among Bernhard Wunderlich's love of training and examine to the earliest reports in his lifestyles. He wouldn't are looking to leave out or switch whatever. the full record of courses and lectures is accessible on-line as digital supplementary fabric on extras.springer.com

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The world is a dictatorship of a right-handed majority. The little effort (enforcement) to distinguish the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ hand had great benefit. Another connection to my tending to use the left is that I still am sometime confused about right and left. ’ Once, I hurt my right ring finger and developed a scar. Ever since, and even now, when the scar is long gone, when in doubt, I can quickly rub my pinkies against the ring fingers. Where I ‘feel’ (or imagine) the scar, that is where right is.

We landed in Siem Reap, Cambodia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . the Serengeti Seronera Airstrip in the middle of the National Park . . . . One final statement and a comment will close the book . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER-11 “A Brief Genealogy” Bernhard’s Parents and Grandparents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heidel’s Parents and Grandparents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Our Children and Grandchildren . . . . . .

10-15 10-17 10-19 10-21 10-23 Pages: 11-02 11-03 11-04 11-05 11-07 11-10 INDICES Pages: Index of Personal Names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-01–10 Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-11–37 APPENDICES (These Appendices are only available in the On-line book as an Electronic Supplement) APPENDIX-A “List of Publications and Research Associates” This Appendix contains in Parts A–D a complete list of all scientific publications written between 1955 and 2008.

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