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“Big science” vs. “little science”: Laboratories and leading ideas in conflict. Nuclear physics in the thirties and forties (1993)


Description Compares the research styles of Ernest O. Lawrence and Merle A. Tuve.

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Authors & Contributors
Seidel, Robert W.
Heilbron, John L.
Wheaton, Bruce R.
Le Grand, Homer E.
Needell, Allan A.
Cornell, Thomas D.
Physics Today
CERN Courier
Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Office for History of Science and Technology, University California
Cambridge University Press
University of California Press
Henry Holt
Johns Hopkins University
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Research institutes; research stations
Genetic diseases and disorders
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando
Tuve, Merle Antony
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Graham, John Warren
Berkner, Lloyd Viel
Fermi, Enrico
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
North America: United States; Canada
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
United States
University of California
Carnegie Institution of Washington

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