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Otto Hahn and the rise of nuclear physics

Author: William R Shea
Publisher: Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Hingham, MA. : Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1983.
Series: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 22.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Otto Hahn; Otto Hahn; Otto Hahn; Otto Hahn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Shea
ISBN: 902771584X 9789027715845
OCLC Number: 9647141
Description: 252 pages ; 23 cm.
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.
Series Title: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 22.
Responsibility: edited by William R. Shea.
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'...articles which provide much interesting material on a period of the development of physics which has been relatively neglected by historians of science.' Centaurus, 28:1

 
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