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Science and technology in the global cold war, edited by Naomi Oreskes and John Krige

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Science and technology in the global cold war, edited by Naomi Oreskes and John Krige
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Science and technology in the global cold war
Oclc number
878050740
Responsibility statement
edited by Naomi Oreskes and John Krige
Series statement
Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Table Of Contents
Science in the origins of the Cold War / Naomi Oreskes -- Atomic tracings : radioisotopes in biology and medicine / Angela N.H. Creager -- Self-reliant science : the impact of the Cold War on science in socialist China / Sigrid Schmalzer -- From the end of the world to the age of the Earth : the Cold War development of isotope geochemistry at the University of Chicago and Caltech / Matthew Shindell -- Changing the mission : from the Cold War to climate change / Naomi Oreskes -- Fighting each other : the N-1, Soviet big science, and the Cold War at home / Asif Siddiqi -- Embedding the national in the global : US-French relationships in space science and rocketry in the 1960s / John Krige -- Bringing NASA back to Earth : a search for relevance during the Cold War / Erik M. Conway -- Calculating times : radar, ballistic missiles, and Einstein's relativity / Benjamin Wilson and David Kaiser -- Defining (scientific) direction : Soviet nuclear physics and reactor engineering during the Cold War / Sonja D. Schmid -- The Cold War and the reshaping of transnational science in China / Zuoyue Wang -- When Structure met Sputnik : on the Cold War origins of The structure of scientific revolutions / George Reisch -- Big science and "Big science studies" in the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War / Elena Aronova
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