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The Nuclear chain reaction--forty years later : proceedings of a University of Chicago symposium, commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction

Author: Robert Green Sachs; University of Chicago.
Publisher: [Chicago] : University of Chicago, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nuclear chain reaction--forty years later.
[Chicago] : University of Chicago, 1984
(OCoLC)994300144
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Green Sachs; University of Chicago.
OCLC Number: 11259941
Description: viii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: History of the chain reaction / Eugene P. Wigner. --
Historical background of the CP-1 experiment / Robert G. Sachs. --
Appendix A. The first chain reaction / Herbert L. Anderson. --
Appendix B. Beginning of 1939 Science Service News Release. --
Appendix C. December 2, 1942: The event and the people / Albert Wattenberg (reprinted from The bulletin of the atomic scientists, December, 1982) ; The politics of control: the role of Chicago scientists / Alice Kimball Smith ; Memories about the McMahon Act / Edward Levi. --
Peaceful uses I / Jeremy Bernstein. --
Neutrons in science and technology / D. Allan Bromley ; Contributions to medicine and biological science / Henry S. Kaplan. --
Peaceful uses II: Nuclear power / Glenn Seaborg. --
A second nuclear era: prospects and perspectives / Alvin M. Weinberg. --
Argonne's special role in development of nuclear power / Walter Massey. --
Governance of nuclear power / Albert Carnesale. --
Panel discussion: Hans A. Bethe, Frank von Hippel, Alvin M. Weinberg, and Albert Carnesale. --
Ceremonial session: There still is time / John A. Simpson. --
Control of nuclear armaments / W.K.H. Panofsky. --
Need, problems and prospects for arms control / Marvin L. Goldberger. --
U.S. consensus policy on nuclear weapons / Michael M. May. --
Panel discussion: Richard Garwin, Hans A. Bethe, Marvin L. Goldberger, and Michael M. May. --
After dinner conversations: Reminiscences / Crawford Greenwalt and Albert R. Wattenberg.
Responsibility: edited by Robert G. Sachs.

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