The National Labs: Science in an American System 1947-1974 (Hardback)Peter J. Westwick (author)
Hardback 416 Pages / Published: 04/02/2003
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The national laboratories - Livermore, Berkeley, Los Alamos, Argonne, Oak Ridge and Brookhaven - have occupied a central place in the landscape of American science for more than 50 years. Responsible for the development of nuclear weapons, reactors, and other technologies that shaped American policy and culture in the Cold War, scientists from these labs also pursued physical and biomedical research that fundamentally changed our understanding of nature. But all of this has come at great cost, in terms of finance, facild
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 740 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 32 mm
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