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Needell, Allan A.

Overview
Works: 15 works in 47 publications in 3 languages and 971 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: QC331, 536.33
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Most widely held works about Allan A Needell
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Most widely held works by Allan A Needell
The First 25 years in space : a symposium by Allan A Needell( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays discussing the motivations for going into space and emphasizing the economic significance of space activities, and also explores options for the future
Science, Cold War and the American state : Lloyd V. Berkner and the balance of professional ideals by Allan A Needell( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book illuminates how Berkner became a model that produced the scientist/advisor/policymaker that helped build post-war America. It does so by providing a detailed account of the personal and professional beliefs of one of the most influential figures in the American scientific community; a figure that helped define the political and social climates that existed in the United States during the Cold War
Irreversibility and the failure of classical dynamics : Max Planck's work on the quantum theory 1900-1915 by Allan A Needell( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of heat radiation by Max Planck( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Multiple languages and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lloyd Berkner, Merle Tuve, and the federal role in radio astronomy by Allan A Needell( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz by Frederick Seitz( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz. Topics and people discussed include: Roger Adams, Armand Committee Report, Wallace Atwood Jr., L. F. Audrieth, Lloyd Berkner, Wallace R. Brode, Detlev Bronk, Stewart S. Cairns, Marshall Chadwell, Ralph Clark, Douglas Cornell, Bill Everett, Samuel Goudsmit, Hubert Humphrey, George Kistiakowsky, Joseph Koepfli, Willard Machle, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Ralph Osborne, Edgar Piret, powder metallurgy, Norman Ramsey; Louis Rideneour, H. P. Robertson, Sheppard Stone, Philip G. Strong, John Turkevich, Karl H. Weber, Merrett White, Walter Whitman, and Dael Woefle
Oral History interview with Fred Singer by S. Fred Singer( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This interview begins with a discussion of Singer's associations with Lloyd Berkner, then moves on to discuss: his cosmic ray research at the Office of Naval Research; his opinions of many of his peers, including Sir Harrie Massey; the atmosphere during the International Geophysical Year; and conflicts between the Applied Physics Laboratory and the Naval Research Laboratory. Other topics and affiliations discussed include: Val Cleaver, Joseph Kaplan, Werner Von Braun, the National Security Agency, Project Argus, satellite data gathering and research, rocket testing projects, and the use of balloons in astronomy
Oral History interview with Jerry Conner by Jerry Conner( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this interview, Conner discusses his childhood and early education in rural Texas, and his developing interest in science. He moves on to discuss his undergraduate and graduate experience at Rice Institute; his enrollment in the U.S. Navy; the rise in war-time and post-war academic interest in nuclear physics; his work at Los Alamos National Laboratory; his impressions of Tom Bonner at Rice Institute and Los Alamos; and his work with Cockcroft-Walton accelerators. Additional topics discussed include: nuclear physics, x-ray spectroscopy, the Vela Program, and federally funded artificial satellite programs in general
National observatories( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with Dan Schneiderman by Daniel I Schneiderman( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Schneiderman describes his experiences with radar on the Island of Attu during World War II, work for JPL in Corporal guidance, digitizing guidance radar, designing spacecraft instrument packages for Pioneer 3 and 4, managing the Mariner spacecraft
Nuclear reactors and the founding of Brookhaven National Laboratory by Allan A Needell( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Developments of post war physics by Joan Warnow-Blewett( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This set of materials covers the main points of the documentation strategy theory of archives preservation. It also contains information on oral histories as relating to physics history
The first 25 years in space : proceedings of a symposium held Oct. 14, 1982( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Science by Allan A Needell( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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