Sakharov Remembered: A Tribute by Friends and Colleagues

Andrei Sakharov's death on 14 December 1989 shocked and saddened the world. This book presents a moving tribute to this extraordinary scientist and humanist by friends and colleagues from the Soviet Union and United States. Personal, opinionated, humorous, sometimes conflicting, the writings collected here disclose the personal side of this public figure and lay to rest some of the myths that have already begun to accrue.