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Governance through education: Herman Bondi, Karl Popper and the making of scientific citizens

Neil Calver

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Popperian Knight, Sir Hermann Bondi, sought to incorporate his mentor's ideals of creativity, imagination purity and scepticism into British teaching - whether in the sciences or the humanities. ... More


Fred Hoyle and Hermann Bondi: the Steady-State Theory

Helge Kragh

in Masters of the Universe: Conversations with Cosmologists of the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198722892
eISBN:
9780191789564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722892.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This interview took place in Brussels in 1958 and involved two of the leading protagonists of the steady-state theory of the universe, Fred Hoyle and Hermann Bondi. The theory was an alternative to ... More


The Defence Research Committee, 1963–72

Jon Agar

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Defence Research Committee (DRC) was the successor to the Defence Research Policy Committee (DRPC). This paper traces the history of the DRC and its influence on UK defence research programmes. ... More


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