Correspondence between G A Gamow and P L Kapitza
Ioffe Institute, ul. Polytekhnicheskaya 26, St. Petersburg, 194021, Russian Federation
The letters exchanged between Peter Kapitza and George Gamow are published here for the first time. The correspondence throws light on the active support accorded by Kapitza to his Russian colleagues and on his work as the coeditor of a prestigious series of physics monographs published by Clarendon Press, Oxford. Gamow comes over in his letters, relating to one of the most interesting periods of his creative activity (1929-1934), in full blaze of his personality.