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Moyer, Albert E. 1945-

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Works: 10 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 1,938 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Classifications: Q143.N49, B
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Most widely held works by Albert E Moyer
A scientist's voice in American culture Simon Newcomb and the rhetoric of scientific method by Albert E Moyer ( )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a full-length study of Newcomb that traces the development of his faith in science and ranges over topics of great public debate in the Gilded Age, from the reform of economic theory to the recasting of the debate between science and religion
American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century by Albert E Moyer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Henry : the rise of an American scientist by Albert E Moyer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By the time of his death in 1878, Joseph Henry was America's most eminent physical scientist. His achievements in the study of electricity, magnetism, and telegraphy during an era of national scientific aspiration had led to a thirty-year tenure as the first secretary of the Smithsonian, assuring his place in history as a key builder of an institutional framework for scientific inquiry. In this first biography of Henry since 1950, Albert E. Moyer reconstructs the crucial early phases of Henry's career, tracing how a boy of modest means in a nation of scant scientific resources attained international prominence in the field of physics. Moyer also offers a revisionist view of Henry's most enduring contribution - the discovery of mutual induction - and explains how the parallel work of British researcher Michael Faraday, who traditionally has been credited with the discovery, depended on a powerful electromagnet designed by Henry. Detailing Henry's progress from aspiring engineer leading a ragtag survey party in New York State's back country to adored Princeton professor teaching a generation not only the concepts but also the moral and religious implications of physics, the book concludes with Henry's candidacy in 1846 for the secretaryship of the fledgling Smithsonian Institution
Conceptual shifts in late nineteenth-century American physics by Albert E Moyer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The History of modern physics, 1800-1950 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virginia Tech Video History on Nuclear Developments, 1945-1963 by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ( )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Four archival sessions and a round table discussion video taped by Virginia Tech University in 1991. The participants were six nuclear pioneers including: Sigvard Eklund, Bertrand Goldschmidt, Robert E. Marshak, Glenn T. Seaborg, Gerald F. Tape and Herbert F. York. They discuss their role in and recollections and opinions of the history of nuclear development during the period 1945-1963. In addition to biographical statements from each of the participants, some of the major topics discussed include (1) Weapons and the Arms Race, bilateral and multilateral policies and agreements, arms control and non-proliferation, the Limited Test Ban Treaty (1963); (2) Civilian vs. military control in post-war United States, the May-Johnson Bill, the McMahon Act, the Atomic Energy Commission, the Atomic Energy Act; (3) Peaceful Uses of the Atom, nuclear power and regulatory policies; (4) International cooperation, research and development, the implications of the Smyth Report, the "Atoms for Peace" movement, Pugwash conferences, creation of the IAEA, philosophical reflections, and outlook for the future
American physics in transition : : a history of conceptual change in the late ninetenth century by Albert E Moyer ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Virginia Tech video history on nuclear developments, 1945-1963] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Six nuclear pioneers discuss the history of nuclear developments from 1945 to 1963
Essays in Colorado history 1984 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Teaching physical science to disadvantaged Appalachian junior college students by Albert E Moyer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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