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Project Physics Reader 6, The Nucleus [microform]
Bib ID 5239530
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1968 
248 p. 
Summary

As a supplement to Project Physics Unit 6, a collection of articles is presented in this reader for student browsing. Five excerpts are concerned with the nuclear energy revolution, the 20th birthday and possible consequences of the atomic age, a scientist's view of science, and relations between mathematics and physics. Six book passages are related to Rutherford's work, Mr. Tompkins' learning of elementary particles, power from the stars, the first chain reaction, conservation laws, and the fall of parity. The remaining are given under the following headings: The Nature of the Alpha Particle, Some Personal Notes on the Search for the Neutron, Antiprotons, The Tracks of Nuclear Particles, The Spark Chamber, The Evolution of the Cyclotron, "The Cyclotron as Seen By . . .," CERN (Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire), Models of the Nucleus, "Can Time Go Backward?," A Report to the Secretary of War, Tasks for a World Without War, and The Develo"ment of the Space-Time View of Quantum Electrodynamics. Illustrations for explanation purposes are provided. The work of Harvard Project Physics has been financially supported by: the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the United States Office of Education, and Harvard University. (CC)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.

Contract Number: OEC-5-10-058.

ERIC Note: Authorized Interim Version.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Instructional Materials.  |  Nuclear Physics.  |  Physics.  |  Radiation.  |  Reading Materials.  |  Science Materials.  |  Secondary Education.  |  Secondary School Science.  |  Supplementary Reading Materials.  |  Harvard Project Physics
Other authors/contributors Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics
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