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Big science : the growth of large-scale research

Galison, Peter, 1955-

Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press 1992

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (QC30 B54 1992 )()

  • Title:
    Big science : the growth of large-scale research
  • Author: Galison, Peter, 1955-; Hevly, Bruce William.
  • Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press
  • Creation Date: 1992
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xi, 392 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-373) and index.
  • Subjects: Physics -- Research -- History; Research -- History; Research, Industrial -- History
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-373) and index.
  • Contents: Introduction : the many faces of big science / Peter Galison
    The origins of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory / Robert Seidel
    Controlling the monster : Stanford and the growth of physics research, 1935-1962 / Peter Galison, Bruce Hevly, and Rebecca Lowen
    Some thoughts on the early history of CERN / Dominique Pestre and John Krige
    Big science and colonialist discourse : building high-energy physics in Japan / Sharon Traweek
    SLAC and big science : Stanford University / W.K.H. Panofsky
    Big science in context : Cornell and MIT / S.S. Schweber
    The biggest kind of big science : astronomers and the space telescope / Robert W. Smith
    Background to history : the transition from little physics to big physics in the Gravity Probe B relativity gyroscope program / C.W.F. Everitt.
    DuPont and the management of large-scale research and development / David A. Hounshell
    Mission change in the large laboratory : the Los Alamos implosion program, 1943-1945 / Lillian Hoddeson
    From military research to big science : Lloyd Berkner and science-statesmanship in the postwar era / Allan A. Needell
    K₁S₂ : Korea, science, and the state / Daniel J. Kevles
    Far beyond big science : science regions and the organization of research and development / Robert Kargon, Stuart W. Leslie, and Erica Schoenberger
    Afterword : reflections on big science and big history / Bruce Hevly.
  • OCLC Number: 23286450
  • Identifier: ISBN0804718792;LCCN91009818