Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog

RECORD NUMBER: 4 OF 13

OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Image and logic : a material culture of microphysics /
Author Galison, Peter,
Publisher University of Chicago Press,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 36103882
ISBN 0226279162 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226279169 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226279170 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780226279176 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Microphysics--History--20th century. ; Physics--Experiments--History--20th century. ; Physical instruments--History--20th century. ; Natuurkunde. ; Wetenschappelijke technieken. ; Detectoren. ; Instrumenten.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/uchi051/96052177.html
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0609/96052177-b.html
Holdings
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
Modified
Checkout
Status
ELBM  QC173.4.M5G35 1997 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/16/2010
Collation xxv, 955 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 849-902) and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction: Image and Logic -- 2. Cloud Chambers: The Peculiar Genius of British Physics -- 3. Nuclear Emulsions: The Anxiety of the Experimenter -- 4. Laboratory War: Radar Philosophy and the Los Alamos Man -- 5. Bubble Chambers: Factories of Physics -- 6. The Electronic Image: Iconoclasm and the New Icons -- 7. Time Projection Chambers: An Image Falling through Space -- 8. Monte Carlo Simulations: Artificial Reality -- 9. The Trading Zone: Coordinating Action and Belief -- Abbreviations for Archival Sources.