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Principles of Physical Science.

BONNER, Francis T. & Melba PHILLIPS (1907-2004):

Editorial: Reading (Mass.): Addison-Wesley, 1957 [1958]., 1958
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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First Edition, second printing. Frontispiece, xvi, 736 pp; figs. Original cloth. Very Good+, in very good dust jacket. No markings in text. Addison-Wesley Physics Series. Phillips 'completed her doctoral studies under J. Robert Oppenheimer and was also known for refusing to testify before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on internal security, her actions leading to her dismissal by Brooklyn College. . . . Phillips was born in Hazleton, Indiana. She graduated from high school at the age of 15 and went on to study Mathematics at Oakland City College, Indiana graduating in 1926. She received a master's degree in physics from Battle Creek College of Michigan in 1928 and her doctorate in physics in 1933 at the University of California, Berkeley. Phillips's supervisor at Berkeley was J. Robert Oppenheimer, who would later become scientific head of the Allied atomic bomb effort, the Manhattan Project. Together they described the Oppenheimer-Phillips effect explaining the behaviour of accelerated nuclei of radioacive hydrogen atoms in 1935. Phillips took up her first teaching position at the Connecticut College for Women in 1937, moving on to Brooklyn College in 1938. While at the College she helped organize the founding of the Federation of American Scientists in 1945. During World War II she taught at the University of Minnesota, returning to Brooklyn College after the war. Highly regarded as a physics educator, she was fired from the College in 1952 when she refused to testify before the McCarran internal security subcommittee during the McCarthy era. Brooklyn College publicly apologised to Phillips in 1987. While unemployed Phillips wrote two textbooks, Principles of Physical Science (1957), with Francis Bonner, and Classical Electricity and Magnetism (1955), with Wolfgang Panofsky' (Wikipedia). N° de ref. de la librería CL003

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Título: Principles of Physical Science.

Editorial: Reading (Mass.): Addison-Wesley, 1957 [1958].

Año de publicación: 1958

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: 1st Edition

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