Book ID: CBB001451840

Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists (2013)

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Hargittai, István (Author)


Oxford University Press


Publication Date: 2013
Physical Details: xiii + 352 pp.; ill.
Language: English

Scientists -- Soviet Union -- Biography. Science -- Soviet Union. Science. Introduction -- Nuclear physicists. Igor Tamm: exemplary consistency ; Yakov Zeldovich: Soviet Prometheus ; Andrei Sakharov: Soviet conscience -- Low-temperature physicists. Petr Kapitza: respected Centaur ; Lev Landau: genius & Evgenii Lifshits: more than Landau's pen ; Vitaly Ginzburg: amateur astronomer ; Alexei Abrikosov: "unmanageable" -- Chemists and chemical physicists. Nikolai Semenov: Mr. Chain Reaction ; Yulii Khariton: director of "Los Arzamas" ; Boris Belousov & Anatol Zhabotinsky: "impossible" reaction ; Aleksandr Kitaigorodskii: Soviet maverick ; Aleksandr Nesmeyanov: brilliant administrator and Soviet courtier.

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Authors & Contributors
Homburg, Ernst
Hirsch, Francine
Leegwater, Arie
Beyler, Richard H.
Graham, Loren R.
Hall, Karl
Journals
Science
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Vesalius
Physics in Perspective
Publishers
Cornell University Press
Indiana University Press
Bloomsbury Academic
Jonathan Cape
Boston University
World Scientific
Concepts
Scientists
National histories
Biographies
Science and society
Scientific communities; interprofessional relations
Cross-national interaction
People
Stalin, Joseph
Coulson, Charles Alfred
Jordan, Pascual
Landau, Lev Davidovich
Lange, Fritz
Fuchs, Klaus
Places
Soviet Union
United States
Russia
Great Britain
Germany
Korea
Times
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
19th century
Institutions
Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank
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