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Image and logic : a material culture of microphysics

Author: Peter Galison
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Engages with the impact of modern technology on experimental physicists. This study reveals how the increasing scale and complexity of apparatus has distanced physicists from the very science which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Galison
ISBN: 0226279162 9780226279169 0226279170 9780226279176
OCLC Number: 36103882
Awards: Winner of History of Science Society's Pfizer Award 1998
Description: xxv, 955 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Image and Logic --
2. Cloud Chambers: The Peculiar Genius of British Physics --
3. Nuclear Emulsions: The Anxiety of the Experimenter --
4. Laboratory War: Radar Philosophy and the Los Alamos Man --
5. Bubble Chambers: Factories of Physics --
6. The Electronic Image: Iconoclasm and the New Icons --
7. Time Projection Chambers: An Image Falling through Space --
8. Monte Carlo Simulations: Artificial Reality --
9. The Trading Zone: Coordinating Action and Belief --
Abbreviations for Archival Sources.
Other Titles: Image & logic
Responsibility: Peter Galison.
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