ERIC Number: ED071907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Project Physics Reader 6, The Nucleus.
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics.
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)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics.