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Science With A Vengeance - David H. DeVorkin
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1993, ISBN: 0387941371

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[EAN: 9780387941370], Neubuch, [PU: Springer Nov 1993], ASTRONOMIE; ASTROPHYSIK; PHYSIK / ASTROPHYSIK, This item is printed on demand - Print on Demand Titel. - The exploration of the upper atmosphere was given a jump start in the United States by German V-2 rockets - Hitler's 'vengeance weapon' - captured at the end of World War II. The science performed with these missiles was largely determined by the missile itself, such as learning more about the medium through which a ballistic missile travels. Groups rapidly formed within the military and military-funded university laboratories to build instruments to investigate the Earth's upper atmosphere and ionosphere, the nature of cosmic radiation, and the ultraviolet spectrum of the Sun. Few, if any, members of these research groups had prior experience or demonstrated interests in atmospheric, cosmic-ray, or solar physics. Although scientific agendas were at first centered on what could be done with missiles and how to make ballistic missile systems work, reports on techniques and results were widely publicized as the research groups and their patrons sought scientific legitimacy and learned how to make their science an integral part of the national security state. The process by which these groups gained scientific and institutional authority was far from straightforward and offers useful insight both for the historian and for the scientist concerned with how specialties born within the military services became part of post-war American science. 432 pp. Englisch

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[ED: Softcover], [PU: Springer, Berlin], The exploration of the upper atmosphere was given a jump start in the United States by German V-2 rockets - Hitler's "vengeance weapon" - captured at the end of World War II. The science performed with these missiles was largely determined by the missile itself, such as learning more about the medium through which a ballistic missile travels. Groups rapidly formed within the military and military-funded university laboratories to build instruments to investigate the Earth's upper atmosphere and ionosphere, the nature of cosmic radiation, and the ultraviolet spectrum of the Sun. Few, if any, members of these research groups had prior experience or demonstrated interests in atmospheric, cosmic-ray, or solar physics. Although scientific agendas were at first centered on what could be done with missiles and how to make ballistic missile systems work, reports on techniques and results were widely publicized as the research groups and their patrons sought scientific legitimacy and learned how to make their science an integral part of the national security state. The process by which these groups gained scientific and institutional authority was far from straightforward and offers useful insight both for the historian and for the scientist concerned with how specialties born within the military services became part of post-war American science. 2008. xxii, 404 S. 109 SW-Abb. 254 mm Versandfertig in 3-5 Tagen, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot

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Science with a Vengeance. How the Military Created the US Space Sciences After World War II. - DeVorkin, David H.
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New York: Springer Publishing, 1992 Paperback, small 4to. 404 pp with index. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. Light curling at front cover corners. Else fine. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.. Paperback. Near Fine. 4to., Springer Publishing, 1992

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Science With A Vengeance

The exploration of the upper atmosphere was given a jump start in the United States by German V-2 rockets - Hitler's "vengeance weapon" - captured at the end of World War II. The science performed with these missiles was largely determined by the missile itself, such as learning more about the medium through which a ballistic missile travels. Groups rapidly formed within the military and military-funded university laboratories to build instruments to investigate the Earth's upper atmosphere and ionosphere, the nature of cosmic radiation, and the ultraviolet spectrum of the Sun. Few, if any, members of these research groups had prior experience or demonstrated interests in atmospheric, cosmic-ray, or solar physics. Although scientific agendas were at first centered on what could be done with missiles and how to make ballistic missile systems work, reports on techniques and results were widely publicized as the research groups and their patrons sought scientific legitimacy and learned how to make their science an integral part of the national security state. The process by which these groups gained scientific and institutional authority was far from straightforward and offers useful insight both for the historian and for the scientist concerned with how specialties born within the military services became part of post-war American science.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780387941370
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0387941371
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
404 Pages
Weight: 0,805 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780387941370

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