Book ID: CBB001210224

Protest der Physiker: die “Göttinger Erklärung” von 1957 (2011)


Lorenz, Robert (Author)

Transcript Verlag

Publication Date: 2011
Physical Details: 400 pp.
Language: German

Google Translation of description: In the spring of 1957, operated 18 nuclear physicist, an ancient method of making policy. They wrote a political manifesto, the "Göttingen Declaration", with the peace, they became icons of the anti-nuclear protests moved. Robert Lawrence explores the political traits of the declared non-politician, examines their motives and effect. He asks why venerable Nobel laureates such as Max Born, Otto Hahn and Werner Heisenberg publicly attacked the federal government, and highlights how the physicist Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker was able to rise to the prominent "philosopher of peace"


Description On the anti-nuclear protests of German physicists.

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Review Forstner, Christian (2012) Review of "Protest der Physiker: die “Göttinger Erklärung” von 1957". Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte (p. 172). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Dörries, Matthias
Cassidy, David C.
Beller, Mara
Cole, J. Michael
Hoffmann, Klaus
You, Zhanhong
Philosophy of Science
Ziran Kexueshi Yanjiu (Studies in the History of Natural Sciences)
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences
Office for History of Science and Technology, University of California
Bellevue Literary Press
University of Chicago Press
Oxford University Press
University of California, Los Angeles
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Science and politics
Political activists and activism
Cold War
Science and war; science and the military
Heisenberg, Werner
Bohr, Niels Henrik David
Born, Max
Hahn, Otto
Sagan, Carl
Rabinowitch, Eugene
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
20th century, early
United States
Great Britain
Copenhagen (Denmark)
Munich (Germany)
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik, Berlin
Istanbul Universitesi
Federation of American Scientists
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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