The Cold War and American Science: The Military-Industrial-Academic Complex at MIT and Stanford / Edition 1

The Cold War and American Science: The Military-Industrial-Academic Complex at MIT and Stanford / Edition 1

by Stuart W. Leslie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231079591

ISBN-13: 9780231079594

Pub. Date: 07/14/1994

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Focusing on MIT and Stanford, Leslie offers a critical look at American science in the making. He reveals a regrettable series of misplaced priorities and missed opportunities that have characterized the recent history of science and technology in this country.

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Focusing on MIT and Stanford, Leslie offers a critical look at American science in the making. He reveals a regrettable series of misplaced priorities and missed opportunities that have characterized the recent history of science and technology in this country.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231079594
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/14/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1A University Polarized Around the Military14
2Steeple Building in Electronics44
3Military Guidance and Control76
4Sonic Boom102
5The Power of the Nucleus133
6Accelerating Physics160
7A Matter of State188
8Materiel Science212
9The Days of Reckoning: March 4 and April 3233
Notes257
Index315

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