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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 27.09
Im Oktober 1959 - knapp zwei Jahre nach der Veröffentlichung und der gesellschaftlichen Kontroverse um die "Göttinger Erklärung", die sich gegen die atomare Bewaffnung der Bundeswehr wandte, gründeten prominente Unterzeichner dieser Erklärung, darunter mehrere Nobelpreisträger und weitere Physiker, im Rahmen der Herbsttagung der DPG die VDW. Die Sorge... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 71.00
During World War II, nations raced to construct the world?s first nuclear weapon that would determine the future of the world. The Manhattan Project, one of the most significant achievements of the 20th century, was the culmination of America?s war effort. Today, although the issue of nuclear weapons frequently dominates world politics, few are... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 89.99
This history of atomic and nuclear physics shows how technological advances have enabled physicists to probe the physical properties of nuclei, offering the reader a clear understanding of how theory is inextricably intertwined with the progress of technology. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 32.99
It was no accident that the Holocaust and the Atomic Bomb happened at the same time. When the Nazis came into power in 1933, their initial objective was not to get rid of Jews. Rather, their aim was to refine German culture: Jewish professors and teachers at fine universities were sacked. Atomic science had attracted a lot of Jewish talent, and as... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
The discovery and application of nuclear power is one of the most profound scientific accomplishments of the 20th century, beginning with tentative explorations of the structure of matter, expanding into a rapid succession of unexpected discoveries, and finally settling into a seamless transition from theoretical science to applied engineering. Science... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 140.00
Migration And Transfer From Germany To Britain, 1660-1914: Historical Relations And Comparisons. Band 3 (Prinz-Albert-Forschungen) more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 89.99
This book, prepared by a gifted teacher of physics, explores the challenges that faced the members of the Manhattan project. In doing so it gives a clear introduction to fission weapons at the level of an upper-level undergraduate physics student. more...
- University of California Press 1992; US$ 31.96
The classified lectures that galvanized the Manhattan Project scientists?with annotations for the nonspecialist reader and an introduction by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. In March 1943 a group of young scientists, sequestered on a mesa near Santa Fe, attended a crash course in the new atomic physics. The lecturer was Robert Serber, J. Robert... more...