Redirecting Science: Niels Bohr, Philanthropy, and the Rise of Nuclear Physics

Redirecting Science: Niels Bohr, Philanthropy, and the Rise of Nuclear Physics

by Finn Aaserud
     
 

A study for understanding the complex interconnections between basic science and its sources of economic support in the period between the two world wars.See more details below

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A study for understanding the complex interconnections between basic science and its sources of economic support in the period between the two world wars.

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ISBN-13:
9780521353663
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1990
Pages:
369
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Prologue: the Copenhagen spirit; 1. Science policy and fund raising until 1934; 2. The Copenhagen spirit at work, late 1920s to mid 1930s; 3. The refugee problem, 1933 to 1935; 4. Experimental biology, late 1920s to 1935; 5. Consolidation of the transition, 1935 to 1940; Conclusion; Notes; Index.

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