The Explosive Growth of Postwar Physics, 1950–1999

  • D. Allan Bromley


The number of such meetings increased rapidly as physicists from the Manhattan Project, the Radiation Laboratory and other major wartime facilities, who had dispersed to the universities and to a few industrial organizations, came together to try to obtain an overview that would permit them to select a particular area of research that they felt was most promising and best suited to their talents and equipment.


Dark Matter Nobel Prize Historical Overview Large Magellanic Cloud Koch Curve 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Allan Bromley
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  1. 1.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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