In the Shadow of the Bomb: Physics and Arms Control

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American Institute of Physics, 1993 - Political Science - 358 pages
'Brilliant expositions on elementary particle physics, and graceful eulogies on several well known physicists.' Physics World 'The book exudes the warmth of its author. It is often moving, at times funny, never dull, and sometimes quite profound.' American Journal of Physics In the Shadow of the Bomb probes the theoretical constraints that underlie science policy questions, addresses past and developing themes in the arms control and national security debate, and discusses the underpinnings and morality of nuclear deterrence. Includes Drell's personal reminiscences of friends and colleagues, among them, Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky, T.D. Lee, and Victor F. Weisskopf. Several essays are devoted to Andrei Sakharov, with whom Drell enjoyed a close friendship.

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Contents

PartonsElementary Constituents of the Proton?
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When Is a Particle?
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The Superconducting Supercollider
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