Martin J. Klein
(M. J. Klein
(June 25, 1924 – March 28, 2009) was a science historian
of 19th and 20th
. At Yale University, he was the Eugene Higgins emeritus professor of the
history of physics and an
emeritus professor of physics.
elected to the Academie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences
(1971), the National Academy of Sciences (1977) and the American
Academy of Arts and Sciences (1979).
In 2005 Professor Klein was the first recipient of the Abraham Pais Prize for
History of Physics
, a joint award of the American Physical Society
American Institute of
- 1970: Paul Ehrenfest: The Making of a Theoretical
Physicist. Biography of Paul
Ehrenfest. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
ISBN 0-72040-163-1. 1985 edition: ISBN
- 1993: Physicists' Inaugural Lectures in History.
University Press. ISBN
- 1995: A. J. Kox and Daniel M. Siegel, No Truth Except in
the Details: Essays in Honor of Martin J. Klein.
Publishers. ISBN 0-792-33195-8.