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Beamtimes and Lifetimes

The World of High Energy Physicists

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$21.00 • £16.95 • €19.00

ISBN 9780674063488

Publication Date: 02/01/1992

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206 pages

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

World

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: An Anthropologist Studies Physicists
  • 1. Touring the Site: Powerful Places in the Laboratory
  • 2. Inventing Machines That Discover Nature: Detectors at SLAC and KEK
  • 3. Pilgrim’s Progress: Male Tales Told During a Life in Physics
  • 4. Ground States: Distinctions and the Ties That Bind
  • 5. Buying Time and Taking Space: Negotiations, Collaboration, and Change
  • Epilogue: Knowledge and Passion
  • Notes
  • Index

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