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Science Fiction and the Cult of Ed Wood: Glen or Glenda?, Bride of the Monster, and Plan 9 from Outer Space

Rodney F. Hill

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Edward D. Wood, Jr.'s Bride of the Monster (aka, Bride of the Atom, 1955), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1956, released 1959), and Glen or Glenda? (1953). While known primarily for ... More


Ethnic and Colonial Memories: The Korean Atom Bomb Memorial

Lisa Yoneyama

in Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses recent attempts to reprogram memories of Japanese colonialism in Korea and the post-colonial experiences of those Korean resident aliens, explaining that the Korean Atom Bomb ... More


EthicsXExpediency

Mike Fortun

in Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247505
eISBN:
9780520942615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247505.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In 1999, deCODE Genetics printed a “code of ethics” written by “a group of deCODE employees,” with the Ethics Institute of the University of Iceland listed as “Advisors.” No people were listed, just ... More


CounterfeitXMoney

Mike Fortun

in Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247505
eISBN:
9780520942615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247505.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

How does a genomic company such as deCODE Genetics put a price on the rights to future discoveries that might be wrought from the gathered blood of the Icelandic population? The question is even more ... More


God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Natsu Onoda Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Cartoonist Osamu Tezuka (1928–1989) is the single most important figure in Japanese post-World War II comics. During his four-decade career, he published more than 150,000 pages of comics, produced ... More


Caroline Bergvall, Elizabeth James/Frances Presley and Redell Olsen:: Virtual Spaces

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the experimental poetry of Caroline Bergvall, Elizabeth James, Frances Presley and Redell Olsen. It begins by considering the importance of visual presentation and sound ... More


Unleashing the Atom

Mike Ashley

in The Time Machines: The Story of the Science-Fiction Pulp Magazines from the Beginning to 1950

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238553
eISBN:
9781781380826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238553.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the far-reaching implications of atomic power in the field of science fiction during the Second World War. The accelerated development of weapons such as helicopters, guided ... More


The special relationship? Ministers, atomic espionage and Anglo-American relations

Daniel W. B. Lomas

in Intelligence, Security and the Attlee Governments, 1945-51: An Uneasy Relationship?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099144
eISBN:
9781526120922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099144.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter Five studies Ministerial reactions to the spy scandals that threatened Anglo-American nuclear exchanges. Considering the cases of Alan Nunn May, Klaus Fuchs, Bruno Pontecorvo, Guy Burgess and ... More


The apocalyptic fiction: shaping the future in the Cold War

Eva Horn

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The cold war was under the spell of an apocalyptic fiction, the vision of a total extinction of mankind by nuclear weapons. The chapter explores the history, functions and motives of this fiction, ... More


Atomising

Gill Plain

in Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The emergence of a new ‘cold’ war makes it difficult to write of ‘peace’ in the 1940s. However, this embryonic conflict introduced new preoccupations into the literary landscape of the decade, and ... More


Tormenting Affairs with Animation

Natsu Onoda Power

in God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Osamu Tezuka’s relationship with animation, which began at a young age when he saw animations on his father’s film projector or at the movie theaters in Japan, to his creation ... More


Filmedivision

Garrett Stewart

in Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226500874
eISBN:
9780226501062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Returning (with Rosalind Krauss as guide) to the subcinematic projections of Marcel Broodthaers in the first phase of Conceptual art, discussion tracks his resistance to the moving image down through ... More


Bangs, Bubbles, and Branes: Atomists Versus Stoics, Take Two

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156622
eISBN:
9780231527422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156622.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter focuses on the development of the Big Bang theory and its impact on subsequent cosmological theories. The twentieth century began with the notion of a single, static, infinite world; but ... More


The spy who was caught: the case of Klaus Fuchs

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter follows in some detail the case of atom spy Klaus Fuchs (code-named ‘Charles’), based on his twenty-five security files, from his arrival in Britain as a (communist) refugee and his ... More


The spy who got away: the case of Engelbert Broda

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter deals with the equally important, but little-known case of the Austrian scientist Engelbert Broda (code-named ‘Eric’), who had access to much information on the Manhattan project and – ... More


Atomic Orbitals

Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

in Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198823902
eISBN:
9780191862724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823902.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents 23 problems covering the subject of atomic orbitals, along with the corresponding solutions.


Hybrid Orbitals

Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

in Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198823902
eISBN:
9780191862724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823902.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents 13 problems covering the subject of hybrid orbitals, along with the corresponding solutions.


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