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Author Ball, Philip, 1962-
Title Serving the Reich : the struggle for the soul of physics under Hitler / Philip Ball.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QC773.3.G3 B35 2014    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QC773.3.G3 B35 2014    AVAILABLE  
Subject Planck, Max, 1858-1947.
Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976.
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik.
National socialism and science.
Nuclear physics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science -- Germany.
Science -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Germany.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Description ix, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-293) and index.
Contents Introduction: Nobel Prize-winner with dirty hands -- As conservatively as possible -- Physics must be rebuilt -- The beginning of something new -- Intellectual freedom is a thing of the past -- Service to science must be service to the nation -- There is very likely a Nordic science -- You obviously cannot swim against the tide -- "I have seen my death!" -- As a scientist or as a man -- Hitherto unknown destructive power -- Heisenberg was mostly silent -- We are what we pretend to be -- Epilogue: We did not speak the same language.
ISBN 9780226204574 (cloth : alk. paper)
022620457X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 871670664