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The road from Los Alamos

Author: Hans A Bethe
Publisher: New York, NY : American Institute of Physics, ©1991.
Series: Masters of modern physics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As the head of the theory group at Los Alamos, Hans A. Bethe played a


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005.
Road from Los Alamos.
New York, NY : American Institute of Physics, ©1991
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans A Bethe
ISBN: 0883187078 9780883187074 0671740121 9780671740122
OCLC Number: 22661282
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: About the Series --
Preface --
About the Author --
THE BOMB: How Close Is the Danger? / Frederick Seitz --
THE BOMB: The Hydrogen Bomb --
THE BOMB: Brighter Than a Thousand Suns --
THE BOMB: Ultimate Catastrophe? --
ARMS CONTROL: The Case for Ending Nuclear Tests --
ARMS CONTROL: Disarmament and Strategy --
ARMS CONTROL: Antiballistic-Missile Systems / Richard L. Garwin --
ARMS CONTROL: Meaningless Superiority --
ARMS CONTROL: We Are Not Inferior to the Soviets --
ARMS CONTROL: The Five-Year War Plan / Kurt Gottfried --
Debate: Elusive Security / Kurt Gottfriend and Malcolm Wallop --
Space-Based Ballistic-Missile Defense / Richard L. Garwin, Kurt Gottfried, and Henry W. Kendall --
The Technological Imperative --
Reducing the Risk of Nuclear War / Robert S. McNamara --
Chop Down Nuclear Arsenals --
THE FREEZE: The Value of a Freeze / Franklin A. Long --
THE FREEZE: Debate: Bethe vs. Teller / Edward Teller --
THE FREEZE: After the Freeze Referendum / Franklin A. Long --
ADVICE AND DISSENT: Science and Morality / Donald McDonald --
ADVICE AND DISSENT: Back to Science Advisors / John Bardeen --
NUCLEAR POWER: The Necessity of Fission Power --
NUCLEAR POWER: Debate: Nuclear Safety / Frank von Rippel --
NUCLEAR POWER: Chernobyl --
FIVE PHYSICISTS: J. Robert Oppenheimer --
FIVE PHYSICISTS: Freeman Dyson --
FIVE PHYSICISTS: Herman W. Hoerlin with Donald M. Kerr and Robert A. Jeffries --
FIVE PHYSICISTS: Paul P. Ewald with H.J. Juretschke, A.F. Moodie, and H.K. Wagenfeld --
FIVE PHYSICISTS: Richard P. Feynman --
ASTROPHYSICS: Energy Production in Stars --
ASTROPHYSICS: How a Supernova Explodes / Gerald Brown --
Acknowledgments --
Series Title: Masters of modern physics.
Responsibility: Hans A. Bethe.
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