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The war scientists

the brains behind military technologies of destruction and defense

by Thomas J. Craughwell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conduct of life,
  • Military weapons,
  • Combat,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Military scientists,
  • Effect of technological innovations on

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas J. Craughwell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU27.W37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 pages :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26596864M
    ISBN 101435132637
    ISBN 109781435132634
    OCLC/WorldCa742685348

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This book seeks to explore how scientists across a number of countries managed to cope with the challenging circumstances created by World War II. No scientist remained unaffected by the outbreak The war scientists book WWII.

As the book shows, there were basically two opposite ways in which the war encroached on the life of a scientific :// Scientists at War examines the ethical debates that severely tested the American scientific community during the Cold War.

Sarah Bridger highlights the contributions of scientists to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning atomic age in the s through the Strategic Defense Initiative ("Star Wars") in the s, which sparked a cross-generation   Cal Poly History Professor Sarah Bridger released her latest book, “Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research.” The text offers readers an authoritative inside look into the moral dilemmas scientists faced during times of :// For the most part, the book reads like a novel, and with his superb writing, the author Cornwell brings the characters to life.

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Byfew areas of German science, technology, and industry had not been experimentation and mass ://   Cornwell, whose last book was Hitler's Pope, takes a hard line against those scientists who stayed and helped the Nazis after Jewish scientists were expelled and Hitler's plans became clear.

With the weight of evidence, Cornwell lays flat the various personal reasons the scientists gave for their actions during the war and shows that even  › Books › History › Americas. Whether the atomic bombs ended the war, as soldiers, scientists, Allied leaders – and even Hirohito – said then and for decades after remains a debate three-fourths of a century :// The War Scientists by Thomas J.

Craughwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery ://   The book is a retrospective on how we won the war, written documentary interview style, with insight into blunders, effective weaponry, solitude, comradery, politics, oppurtunistic international   It has been a long time since I enjoyed a book as much as I did LOVE IN THE BLITZ (Harper/HarperCollins, pp., $).

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But today, militaristic language pops up in almost every scientific domain: conservation biology ("invasive species," "biosecurity"); global warming ("global war on global warming"); and biomedicine ("killer cells," "hitting As in his earlier recreations, Bay of Pigs & The Passionate War, Wyden relies on novelistic touches drawn from interviews to spice up a story already well known.

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Writer Annie Jacobsen's new book   American scientists threw themselves into the war effort. Though few are household names today, top physicists, chemists and engineers volunteered.

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