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Richter, Burton 1931-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 75 publications in 5 languages and 1,146 library holdings
Genres: Forecasts  Documentary television programs  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QC903, 363.73874
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Beyond smoke and mirrors : climate change and energy in the 21st century by Burton Richter( Book )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Global climate change is one of the most important issues humanity faces today. This book assesses the sensible, senseless and biased proposals for averting the potentially disastrous consequences of global warming, allowing the reader to draw their own conclusions on switching to more sustainable energy provision. Burton Richter is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who has served on many US and international review committees on climate change and energy issues. He provides a concise overview of our knowledge and uncertainties within climate change science, discusses current energy demand and supply patterns, and the energy options available to cut emissions of greenhouse gases. Written in non-technical language, this book presents a balanced view of options for moving from our heavy reliance on fossil fuels into a much more sustainable energy system, and is accessible to a wide range of readers without scientific backgrounds - students, policymakers, and the concerned citizen"--Provided by publisher
Particle physics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum mechanics described phenomena of infinite smallness and provided a coherent description of the atom and the interactions of its constituent parts as well as a standard model that unified three of the four forces at work in nature, conflicting with gravitation. Includes interviews with Murray Gell-Mann, Steven Weinberg, Burton Richter, Ugo Amaldi, Pierre Dariulat and others
The quantum universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of quantum physics seen through the eyes of scientists and artists. Includes interviews with Nobel Laureates Sheldon Glashow and Burton Richter
Changement climatique : l'après Kyoto( )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le débat sur les différentes sources d'énergie va s'intensifier à Johannesburg et au-delà. Certes les progrès technologiques peuvent nous faire espérer des jours meilleurs, mais en attendant, le Professeur Richter nous dresse un tableau de nos alternatives."--Editeur
Particle physics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The methods of particle physics are detailed by, among others, Murray Gell-Mann, Steven Weinberg, Burton Richter, Ugo Amaldi, and Pierre Dariulat
Symposium on Electron Linear Accelerators in honor of Richard B. Neal's 80th birthday by Stanford Linear Accelerator Center( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium in honor of Richard B. Neal's 80th birthday. Richard Neal was associated with Stanford University and SLAC for over 35 years. He was one of the main physicists in charge of the design and construction of the Mark III 1 GeV Electron Linear Accelerator at the High Energy Physics Laboratory at Stanford, and then the Director of the SLAC Technical Division, responsible for the construction and operation of the SLAC three kilometer-long linear accelerator until 1985, when he retired. Speakers include: David Burke, Kwang-Je Kim, Richard Levy, Gregory Loew, Richard Neal, Wolfgang Panofsky, Nanette Phinney, Burton Richter, Robert Siemann
Andrew Pickering interviews conducted for his book CONSTRUCTING QUARKS by Andrew Pickering( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of interviews with thirty-six particle physicists, conducted as background material for his book CONSTRUCTING QUARKS: A SOCIOLOGICAL HISTORY OF PARTICLE PHYSICS, published in 1984. Pickering sought to document the founding and growth of research traditions structured around the quark concept, therefore, almost all interviews focused upon the interviewee's overall research career rather than narrowly defined historical episodes. They cover the period from 1964 when the quark model was formulated to 1980 when quark theories had come to dominate research practice in high-energy physics. More specific topics include J/psi color models, Fairbank's fractional charges, and the Price magnetic monopoole. Participants include: Henry Abarbanel, Luis W. Alvarez, Barry Barish, A. O. Barut, John Bell, James Bjorken, Elliott D. Bloom, Gordon Feldman, Geoffrey Chew, Sidney Coleman, A. De Rujula, Sid Drell, John Ellis, P.G.O. Freund, Erwin Gabathuler, Mary Gaillard, H. Georgi, Gerson Goldhaber, Sheldon Glashow, Peter Higgs, Roman Jackiw, R. L. Jaffe, P. V. Langshoff, Ed Lofgren, Seymour Joseph Lindenbaum, Francis Eugene Low, Y. Nambu, Robert B. Palmer, and Hugh David Politzer, Charles Prescott, P. Buford Price, Chris Quigg, B. Richter, A. Salam, G. t'Hooft, and C. N. Yang
Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Probes: Psi Discovery - SLAC-SP-017: An Experimental Survey of Positron-Electron Annihilation into Multi-Particle Final States in the S Range 27-74 GeV-Squared by Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)( )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews (listed by institutional member of collaboration and by name of individual) were conducted with: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory: William Chiowski, Gerson Goldhaber; Stanford Linear Accelerator Center: Adam M. Boyarski, David Fryberger, Martin L. Perl, Burton Richter, Roy F. Schwitters (spokesperson). Others interviewed who were not in collaboration: John Rees, Wolfgang Panofsky
Photoproduction of positive pions from hydrogen by 265 Mev gamma rays by Burton Richter( )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unification theory( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the debate between particle physicists and astrophysicists on the question of whether or not quantum mechanics can be reconciled with gravitation to provide a complete unified field theory
The quadratic Zeeman effect in hydrogen by Burton Richter( )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Log books, November 3-25, 1974 by Stanford Linear Accelerator Center( Book )

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

Bo kai mi wu : Nuo bei er jiang huo de zhe gao su ni neng yuan wei lai yu qi hou zhen xiang = Beyond smoke and mirror by Burton Richter( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ben shu nei rong bao kuo san ge bu fen.Di yi bu fen nei rong wei rao qi hou bian hua zhei ge wen ti ben shen zhan kai,Jie shao le zai gai wen ti wo men yi zhi de xin xi,Wei zhi de xin xi,Wei lai qi hou wen ti de bu que ding xing he ren lei ying li ji cai qu xing dong e zhi qi hou jin yi bu bian nuan de jin po xing.Di er bu fen hui gu le shi jie jing ji fa zhan guo cheng zhong suo shi yong de ge zhong ge yang de neng yuan,Bing jie shao le ta men zai shi yong guo cheng zhong suo zao cheng de tan pai fang qing kuang.Di san bu fen de nei rong shi mei guo he shi jie de wen shi qi ti jian pai zheng ce
Dalla ricerca alle nuove tecnologie by Burton Richter( )

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

Keynote address and awards ceremony by Summer School on High Energy Particle Accelerators( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Held at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center on July 25, 1985. Speakers include: Chairman Burton Richter; Matt Sands giving keynote address on strong focusing; awards acceptance from Ernest D. Courant, M. Stanley Livingston, Robert R. Wilson, H.T. Edwards
From the PSI to charm : the experiments of 1975 and 1976 : [Nobel lecture] by Burton Richter( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Laurea honoris causa in fisica al dr. Burton Richter : Palazzo la Sapienza, Aula magna storica, 31 marzo 2001 by Università di Pisa( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Além da fumaça e dos espelhos : mudança climática e energia no século XXI by Burton Richter( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Portuguese and English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond Smoke and Mirrors by Burton Richter( )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is _Naturalness_ Unnatural?( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Beyond smoke and mirrors : climate change and energy in the 21st century
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Burton Richter Amerikaans natuurkundige

Burton Richter amerikansk fysikar

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Burton Richter amerykański fizyk, noblista

Burton Richter fisico statunitense

Burton Richter physicien américain

Burton Richter US-amerikanischer Physiker

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