NEW HISTORIES OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDICINE
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A Short History of Physics in the American Century

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$21.50 • £16.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674725829

Publication: September 2013

Text

224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Entering the New Century
  • 2. American Physics Comes of Age
  • 3. Surviving the Depression
  • 4. The Physicists’ War
  • 5. Taming the Endless Frontier
  • 6. The New Physics
  • 7. Sputnik: Action and Reaction
  • 8. Revising the Partnership
  • Appendix: Tables
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index