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The Age of InnocenceNuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

The Age of Innocence: Nuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

Roger H. Stuewer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827870
eISBN:
9780191866586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827870.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Nuclear physics emerged as the dominant field in experimental and theoretical physics between 1919 and 1939, the two decades between the First and Second World Wars. Milestones were Ernest ... More

Nuclear DawnF. E. Simon and the Race for Atomic Weapons in World War II

Nuclear Dawn: F. E. Simon and the Race for Atomic Weapons in World War II

Kenneth D. McRae

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199687183
eISBN:
9780191767029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687183.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book is a rounded biography of Franz (later Sir Francis) Simon, his early life in Germany, his move to Oxford in1933, and his experimental contributions to low temperature physics approximating ... More

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