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The Resource Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute : the memoirs of George A. Cowan, George A. Cowan, (electronic resource)

Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute : the memoirs of George A. Cowan, George A. Cowan, (electronic resource)

Label
Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute : the memoirs of George A. Cowan
Title
Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute
Title remainder
the memoirs of George A. Cowan
Statement of responsibility
George A. Cowan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1920-2012
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Cowan, G. A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
standards specifications
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Cowan, G. A.
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Santa Fe Institute (Santa Fe, N.M.)
  • Chemists
  • Businessmen
  • Philanthropists
  • Los Alamos (N.M.)
Label
Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute : the memoirs of George A. Cowan, George A. Cowan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Contents
My early environment -- The world outside our yard -- Movies and vaudeville -- Finding a role -- The deepening Depression -- My high school years -- Undergraduate years at Worcester Polytechnic Institute -- Entering a new world -- Prologue to the Manhattan Project -- I go to the "Met Lab" -- My visit to Oak Ridge -- Nuclear physics research at Columbia University -- Photo gallery -- I go to Los Alamos -- The Pittsburgh years -- I return to Los Alamos -- The hydrogen bomb -- New heavy elements -- Thermonuclear testing, 1954-1955 -- Life at Los Alamos in the 1950s -- The nuclear intelligence community -- The Oppenheimer hearings -- Los Alamos becomes privately owned -- Banking at Los Alamos -- Poker and theoretical physics -- Project Gnome : the add-on wheel experiment -- Duplicating Mike neutron exposure -- U.S.-U.K. Joint Working Group for Radiochemistry -- International symposium, heavy ion physics, Dubna, Russia -- Photo gallery II -- A trip to the North Pole -- Down the Aleutian Islands to Amchitka -- The Oklo natural reactor -- Disposal of high-level radioactive wastes -- The solar neutrino program -- Atmospheric dynamics around Antarctica -- The White House Science Council -- Simplicity and complexity -- Photo gallery III -- The Santa Fe Institute : its intellectual origins -- SFI becomes operational -- Behavioral science -- My interest in early mental development -- What have I learned? -- What lies ahead? -- Power and complexity
Control code
ebr10492218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
175 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759158355
Label
Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute : the memoirs of George A. Cowan, George A. Cowan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Contents
My early environment -- The world outside our yard -- Movies and vaudeville -- Finding a role -- The deepening Depression -- My high school years -- Undergraduate years at Worcester Polytechnic Institute -- Entering a new world -- Prologue to the Manhattan Project -- I go to the "Met Lab" -- My visit to Oak Ridge -- Nuclear physics research at Columbia University -- Photo gallery -- I go to Los Alamos -- The Pittsburgh years -- I return to Los Alamos -- The hydrogen bomb -- New heavy elements -- Thermonuclear testing, 1954-1955 -- Life at Los Alamos in the 1950s -- The nuclear intelligence community -- The Oppenheimer hearings -- Los Alamos becomes privately owned -- Banking at Los Alamos -- Poker and theoretical physics -- Project Gnome : the add-on wheel experiment -- Duplicating Mike neutron exposure -- U.S.-U.K. Joint Working Group for Radiochemistry -- International symposium, heavy ion physics, Dubna, Russia -- Photo gallery II -- A trip to the North Pole -- Down the Aleutian Islands to Amchitka -- The Oklo natural reactor -- Disposal of high-level radioactive wastes -- The solar neutrino program -- Atmospheric dynamics around Antarctica -- The White House Science Council -- Simplicity and complexity -- Photo gallery III -- The Santa Fe Institute : its intellectual origins -- SFI becomes operational -- Behavioral science -- My interest in early mental development -- What have I learned? -- What lies ahead? -- Power and complexity
Control code
ebr10492218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
175 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759158355

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