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Scientists at war.

Wilfrid Eggleston

Scientists at war.

by Wilfrid Eggleston

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Published by O.U.P. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Research Council Canada),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.

  • Edition Notes

    12

    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 291 p. :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22168965M

      “The Bastard Brigade” is a fast-paced and rollicking ride, even though it goes off the rails factually in a few places. Lyman Briggs, for example, was not “a top nuclear scientist” but a Author: Gregg Herken. During World War I, far away from the lines of battle, the UK was faced with a different crisis. As thousands of khaki-clad “Tommies” shipped off to the front, the British economy teetered on.

      Every so often a book comes along that changes the way you view the world. The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It .   Smart News Keeping you current Why the U.S. Government Brought Nazi Scientists to America After World War II As the war came to a close, the U.S. government was itching to .   The book powerfully illustrates the dilemma of political power. On a detailed level, though, nuance is lost. Bridger argues that government scientists used moral language to support their anti-nuclearism, but offers an overly broad definition of "moral," describing, for example, a scientists' statement that a nuclear test ban was in "the best interests of the United States and world peace" as.

      Numerous books have dealt with the deleterious effects the post-World War II 'red scare' had on American life, but American Science in an Age of Anxiety is the first to provide a comprehensive history of how it affected scientists and science policy. The book presents a stark, often disturbing picture of lives ruined and principles compromisedPages: This book provides a new, integrated overview of the remarkable technical achievements by the U.S. and British scientists who helped turn the tide of World War II. Although the war seemed endless to the participants, the number of world-shaping developments that occurred during the six years after the world’s industrialized countries.   The War on Science [Book Review] The greatest source of health, wealth and power in the 21st century is in danger of being crushed, according to Shawn Lawrence OttoAuthor: Christine Gorman.


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