Scientific Research In World War II: What scientists did in the war

Scientific Research In World War II: What scientists did in the war


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ISBN-13: 9781138995956
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/29/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ordinary Scientists in Extraordinary Circumstances Ad Maas Chapter 1. The Mobilisation of Science and Science-Based Technology during the Second World War: A Comparative History Mark Walker Chapter 2. To Work or Not to Work in War Research?: The Case of the Italian Physicist G.P.S. Occhialini during WWII Leonardo Gariboldi Chapter 3. Scientific Research in the Second World War: The Case for Bacinol, Dutch Penicillin Marlene Burns Chapter 4: Preventing Theft: The Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory in Wartime Dirk van Delft Chapter 5: Electron Microscopy in Second World War Delft Marian Fournier Chapter 6: "Splendid Isolation"?: Aviation Medicine in World War II Alexander von Lünen Chapter 7: National Socialism, Human Genetics and Eugenics in the Netherlands 1940-1945 Stephen Snelders Chapter 8: The Birth of a Modern Instrument and Its Development during World War II: Electron Microscopy in Germany from the 1930s to 1945 Falk Müller Chapter 9: Aerodynamic Research at the Nationaal Luchtvaartlaboratorium (NLL) in Amsterdam under German Occupation during World War II Florian Schmaltz Chapter 10: Masa Takeuchi and His Involvement in the Japanese Nuclear Weapons Research Programme Masakatsu Yamazaki Chapter 11: The Cyclotron and the War: Construction of the 60-inch Cyclotron in Japan Keiko Nagase-Reimer Chapter 12: Forging a New Discipline: Reflections on the Wartime Infrastructure for Research and Development in Feedback Control in the US, UK, Germany and USSR C. C. Bissell

Chapter 13: British cryptanalysis: the breaking of 'Fish' traffic

J. V. Field

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