Citizen Scientist (Hardcover)

Collected Essays of Frank Von Hippel (Masters of Modern Physics)

By Frank Von Hippel

American Institute of Physics, 9780883187098, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 1991

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Description

"Blurb & Contents" Frank von Hippel has been at the forefront of those scientists grappling with the troubled legacy of our Nuclear Age. Von Hippel offers insights about the choices we must make and how science can help us to make them. Topics include nuclear power, atomic weapons, disarmament, energy and the future of automobiles. The scientist's role in public life and the importance of "making trouble" is emphasized. Of interest to physicists, particularly those working in nuclear physics, policy makers, environmentalists and those concerned with nuclear disarmament and the role of science in society.