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PHYSICS BY FRANK A. WILCZEK School of Natural Sciences Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, NJ. " The late Soviet physicist Zeldovich was renowned for the breadth as well as the depth of his understanding. He brought an extraordinary range of insights to bear upon his central interest, which was the fonnation of structure in the universe. One of the last papers that he published is characteristic of him: It contains miniature courses on turbulence and on the hydrodynamics of self-gravitati

Frank Wilczek

PHYSICS

BY FRANK A. WILCZEK
School of Natural Sciences
Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton, NJ.

" The late Soviet physicist Zeldovich was renowned for the breadth as well as the depth of his understanding. He brought an extraordinary range of insights to bear upon his central interest, which was the fonnation of structure in the universe. One of the last papers that he published is characteristic of him: It contains miniature courses on turbulence and on the hydrodynamics of self-gravitating systems as a fresh discussion of the cosmological problems at hand.

S.F. Shandarin, Ya.B. Zeldovich, “The large-scale structure of the universe: turbulence, intennittency, structures in a self-gravitating medium,” Reviews of Modern Physics, 61, 185-220, April1989. (Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., Moscow; Institut fur Astrophysik, Garching bei Munchen, F.R.G;)

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