Joseph Rotblat, the Bomb and Anomalies from His Archive
- PhysicsSci. Eng. Ethics
The Archive of Sir Joseph Rotblat is becoming available and papers contained therein are inconsistent with some aspects of his account, but the reasons as to how such anomalies and contradictions could occur are considered.
Atoms for the people: the Atomic Scientists' Association, the British state and nuclear education in the Atom Train exhibition, 1947–1948
- HistoryThe British Journal for the History of Science
Abstract This article concerns the Atom Train travelling exhibition that the chief body of the British nuclear scientists' movement, the Atomic Scientists' Association (ASA), organized in…
Physics and Medicine 1 Physics and medicine: a historical perspective
- Physics, Medicine
It was the revolutionary discoveries about radiation and radioactivity at the end of the century that ushered in a new era of radiation-based medical diagnosis and treatment, thereby giving rise to the modern medical physics profession.