Book ID: CBB001551932

Memórias para a História de um Laboratório do Estad (2013)

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Oliveira, Jaime da Costa (Author)


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Publication Date: 2013
Edition Details: Translated title: [Memories for the History of a State Laboratory]. In Spanish.
Physical Details: 189 pp.
Language: Portuguese

This book is a proposed interpretative summary of the crises and changes to which he was subject to Sacavém Laboratory, one geared State Laboratory to conduct nuclear energy research, throughout its existence of more than half a century. It is the fit man and not the equipping material that is essential in a nation. The author of Memórias para a História de um Laboratório de Estado is a retired physicist and former administrator of the State Laboratory created under the name Laboratório de Física e Engenharia Nucleares (Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Engineering) (LFEN). This book offers a first-hand account of this institution, since its creation in 1959 until its extinction in 2012, and provides historians of science with a perfect example to reflect upon the virtues and pitfalls of personal institutional histories.

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Description The State Laboratory is a nuclear engineering laboratory that was created under the name Laboratório de Física e Engenharia Nucleares (LFEN).


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Review Gaspar, Júlia (2014) Review of "Memórias para a História de um Laboratório do Estad". HOST: Journal of History of Science and Technology (pp. 95-96). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Merrill, Christopher
Andrejevic, Mark
Hayes, Joy
McLeod, Kembrew
Wittje, Roland
Sessler, Andrew M.
Journals
Physics in Perspective
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Circumscribere: International Journal for the History of Science
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy
Rittenhouse: Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Publishers
World Scientific
MIT Press
Museum of Science of the University of Lisbon
Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft
University of Minnesota
University of Iowa
Concepts
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
Laboratories
Particle accelerators
Physics
Chemistry
People
Hinton, Christopher, Lord
Mattoso, José Teodoro
Fowler, William A.
Kirschmann, August
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, late
18th century
17th century
Places
United States
Lisbon (Portugal)
Portugal
Great Britain
Norway
Europe
Institutions
Cornell University
Pulkovo Observatory
Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Kellogg Radiation Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
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