Logo

Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights

Small book cover: Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights

Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights
by

Publisher: American Institute of Physics

Description:
Andrei Sakharov, the father of the Soviet Union's hydrogen bomb, went on to struggle for human rights, peace and democracy, sacrificing his high position for exile and repression. His remarkable pilgrimage is explained by his biographer and illuminated with rare photos.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online reading)

Similar books

Book cover: Relativistic Quark PhysicsRelativistic Quark Physics
by - arXiv.org
We present a brief survey of the development of nuclear physics towards relativistic quark physics. This is followed by a discussion of the quest for the observation of the dissolution of nuclear matter into the deconfined quark matter ...
(987 views)
Book cover: Radioisotopes: Applications in Physical SciencesRadioisotopes: Applications in Physical Sciences
by - InTech
The book Radioisotopes - Applications in Physical Sciences is divided into three sections namely: Radioisotopes and Some Physical Aspects, Radioisotopes in Environment and Radioisotopes in Power System Space Applications.
(6605 views)
Book cover: Nuclear and Particle PhysicsNuclear and Particle Physics
by - UMIST
In these lecture notes the author shall discuss nuclear and particle physics on a somewhat phenomenological level. The mathematical sophistication shall be rather limited, with an emphasis on the physics and on symmetry aspects.
(11632 views)
Book cover: Fusion PhysicsFusion Physics
- International Atomic Energy Agency
This reference book for graduate students provides an introduction to nuclear fusion and its prospects, and features specialized chapters written by leaders in the field, presenting the main research and development concepts in fusion physics.
(4001 views)