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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1982; 122195–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757496
Published: 01 January 1982
...Barton J. Bernstein Copyright 1982 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] * AEC/O, Atomic Energy Commission, In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: Transcript of hearing before personnel security board, Wash- ington, D.C., April 12, 1954 through May 6, 1954 (Washington...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2005; 36171–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2005.36.1.71
Published: 01 September 2005
... of isotopes abroad for medical and research purposes was hotly contested by Commissioner Lewis Strauss, and led to a bruising confrontation between him and J. Robert Oppenheimer. This paper describes the debates surrounding the foreign isotope program inside the Commission and in the U.S. Congress...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2004; 342339–370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2004.34.2.339
Published: 01 March 2004
...——tactical nuclear weapons, in particular——could offset NATO's weaker conventional forces and repel a massive Soviet invasion of Europe many perceived as likely if not imminent. Despite the best efforts of scientists like William Fowler, Lee DuBridge, and J. Robert Oppenheimer, Vista's recommendations were...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-225–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.25
Published: 02 April 2020
... 1981 article on the discovery of the transistor at Bell Labs in the late 1940s, Barton J. Bernstein s 1982 essay on the 1954 security case of the physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, Robert Seidel s 1983 study on the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory after World War II, and Allan Needell s 1983 paper on the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-241–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.41
Published: 02 April 2020
...; Barton J. Bernstein, In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer, HSPS 12, no. 2 (1982): 195 252; Arturo Russo, Fundamental Research at Bell Laboratories: The Discovery of Electron Diffraction, HSPS 12, no. 1 (1981): 117 60; Lewis Pyenson, Audacious Enterprise: The Einsteins and Electrotechnology in Late...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
... salient long-term climate projections published during the 1970s and early 1980s, see Kellogg, Effects (ref. 14); J. M. Mitchell Jr., Carbon Dioxide and Future Climate, HEUR I S T I C S OF CARBON D IOX I D E PO L I T I C S | 389 educate the general public and guide international policy negotiations...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 49170–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.70
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Robert Oppenheimer, suffered real consequences.8 The move away from the individual was not all about clearances, however. The impulse toward emphasizing the scientific community over the more traditional men of science (and distancing individual opinion from collective judgement) was part of a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483338–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.338
Published: 01 June 2018
... Arnowitt s prize-winning essay, play- ing up the young physicists affiliation with the Institute for Advanced Study. The director of the Institute, J. Robert Oppenheimer, was not happy about the sudden associations with Babson s group. Deser was quick to apologize to Oppenheimer, writing that the sin of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473349–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.349
Published: 01 June 2017
... experts and authorities often left the public bewildered about whom or what to believe.12 Asked in 1955 about the danger of radioactive dust in the atmosphere, Robert Oppenheimer admitted, Physicists don t know. Specialists in genetics don t know. Nobody knows, and we must take account of this ignorance...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465592–632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.592
Published: 01 November 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455641–702 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.641
Published: 01 November 2015
... making problem solving quantum theory quantum mechanics quantum statistics quantum chemistry molecular physics molecular structure Max Born Werner Heisenberg Friedrich Hund J. Robert Oppenheimer Walter Heitler Fritz London JEREMIAH JAMES AND CHRISTIAN JOAS* Subsequent and Subsidiary...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 454621–629 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.4.621
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of the Atomic Bomb (Ann Arbor, MI: G.T. Labs, 2001); Jim Ottaviani and Donna Barr, Dignifying Science: Stories about Women Scientists (Ann Arbor, MI: G.T. Labs, 2003); Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis, Suspended in Language: Niels Bohr...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453397–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.397
Published: 01 June 2015
... Lectures had been J. Robert Oppenheimer and the Nobel Prize winning geneticist George Beadle. 38. Sears, The Inexorable Problem of Space Science 127 (1958): 9 16. 39. Paul B. Sears, Eminent Ecologist 1965 Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 46 (Dec 1965): 151 52. PAU L SEARS AND THE P...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 45114–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.1.14
Published: 01 February 2015
... demonstrate the medical benefits of atomic energy. The political value of this became evident as early as the summer of 1947, as the AEC s General Advisory Committee, led by J. Robert Oppenheimer, informed the Commission that their expectations for the quick inception of domestic atomic power were completely...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 44299–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.2.99
Published: 01 April 2014
..., The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, vol. 6, The Berlin Years: Writings, 1914 1917, ed. A. J. Kox, Martin J. Klein, and Robert Schulmann (Prin- ceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996). More recent scholarship is collected in Michel Janssen et al., eds., The Genesis of General Relativity, vol...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434492–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.492
Published: 01 September 2013
... (New York: Arno Press, 1977); Ronald C. Tobey, Saving the Prairies: The Life Cycle of the Founding School of American Plant Ecology, 1895 1955 (Berkeley: University of California, 1981); Robert A. Croker, Pioneer Ecologist: The Life and Work of Victor Ernest Shelford 1877 1968 (Washington, DC...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434531–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.531
Published: 01 September 2013
... destroy nature. In the triumphal moments after the first nuclear explosion at the Trinity Test Site in 1945, Robert J. Oppenheimer leader of the Manhattan Project, promoter of nuclear research, and the father of the atomic bombreportedly called to mind a line of ancient Indian scripture: Now I am...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 433281–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.3.281
Published: 01 June 2013
... H. - (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1984), 81, 319, where in 1934 Waddington sat on the Provisional Committee on Academic Freedom with J. D. Bernal, M. S. Blackett, and Hyman Levy; the successor Academic Freedom Committee included Frederick Gowland Hopkins and Joseph Needham. Donna Jeanne...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 432121–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.2.121
Published: 01 April 2013
.... Bethe in 1935.13 Trained under Arnold Sommerfeld and Enrico Fermi, Bethe was a theoretical physicist with a broad range of interests in nuclear and solid-state physics. During the war, he was recruited by J. Robert Oppenheimer to lead the theoretical physics division of the Los Alamos Laboratory and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 43141–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.1.41
Published: 01 February 2013
... of Science: Credibility on the Line (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999). 17. Robert G. A. Dolby, Reflection on Deviant Science in On the Margins of Science: The Social Construction of Rejected Knowledge, ed. Roy Wallis (Keele, UK: University of Keele, 1979), 9 47. The literature on...