Cover: Beamtimes and Lifetimes: The World of High Energy Physicists, from Harvard University PressCover: Beamtimes and Lifetimes in PAPERBACK

Beamtimes and Lifetimes

The World of High Energy Physicists

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674063488

Publication Date: 02/01/1992

Short

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

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene