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West-Side Story (On the History of Density-Wave Spiral Theories in the 1960s)

  title={West-Side Story (On the History of Density-Wave Spiral Theories in the 1960s)},
  author={L. Marochnik},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • L. Marochnik
  • Published 10 January 2005
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
This paper deals with the history of Density-Wave Spiral Theories in the 1960s. The motivation to write the paper was the publication of two papers on the history of these theories (Pasha 2004a,b). Pasha's papers tell only a part of the story that took place on the Western side of the Iron Curtain in the 1960s. But giving only a part of the full story is a distortion of historical truth. Important work done on the Eastern side of the Iron Curtain is still little known in the West. In this paper… Expand


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