Otto Hahn and the rise of nuclear physics / edited by William R. Shea.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Hingham, MA : Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1983], ©1983.
Description
252 pages ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
  • University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science ; v. 22. [More in this series]
  • The University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science ; v. 22
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / William R. Shea -- The nuclear electron hypothesis / Roger H. Stuewer -- The evolution of matter / Robert H. Kargon -- The discovery of fission and a nuclear physics paradigm / Spencer R. Weart -- Internal and external conditions for the discovery of fission by the Berlin Team / Fritz Krafft -- Otto Hahn, science, and social responsibility / Lawrence Badash -- The politics of British science in the Munich era / Neil Cameron -- Why Hahn's radiothorium surprised Rutherford in Montreal / Thaddeus J. Trenn -- The discovery of uranium Z by Otto Hahn / Ernst Berninger -- Nuclear physics in Canada in the 1930s / B.W. Sargent.
ISBN
902771584X
LCCN
83010967
OCLC
9647141
RCP
C - S