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Center for History of Physics Staff

Joe Anderson | Joel Genuth | Katherine A. Hayes | Alexei Kojevnikov | Thomas C. Lassman |
W. Patrick McCray | Clay Redding | Joan Warnow-Blewett | Spencer R. Weart

Joe Anderson   [top]

  • "Difficult to Document: The History of Physics and Allied Fields in Industrial and Government Labs," Journal of Archival Organization, V. 3, N. 1 (2005), pp. 7-21.
  • "Working with Archivists and Scientists to Document the History of Modern Science: The Program of the Center for History of Physics," Archival Elements; Newsletter of the Sci/Tech/Health Care Roundtable of the Society of the American Archivists, June 1999.

Joel Genuth   [top]

  • “The Organization of Scientific Collaboration,” Research Policy (2002) 31, 5 : 749-767 (with Ivan Chompalov and Wesley Shrum).
  • "Trust, Conflict, and Performance in Scientific Collaborations," Social Studies of Science (2001) 31, 5 : 681-730 (with Wesley Shrum and Ivan Chompalov.)
  • "How Experiments Begin: The Formation of Scientific Collaborations," Minerva 38 (2000): 311-348 (with Wesley Shrum and Ivan Chompalov.)
  • "Karl Taylor Compton," in American National Biography, ed. John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Katherine A. Hayes   [top]

Alexei Kojevnikov   [top]

  • "Dialogues about knowledge and power in totalitarian political culture," Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences, 30 (1999): 227-248.
  • "Rituals of Stalinist culture at work: Science and the games of intra-party democracy circa 1948," Russian Review 1998, 57: 25-52 (with David Joravsky.)
  • "Games of Stalinist democracy and ideological discussions in Soviet science, 1947-1952," (In Russian), Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki 1997 (4): 26-58.
  • "President of Stalin's Academy: the mask and responsibility of Sergei Vavilov," Isis Vol. 87, no. 1 (Mar. 1996):18-50.

Thomas C. Lassman   [top]

  • "Industrial Research Transformed: Edward Condon at the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, 1935-1942," Technology and Culture 44 (April 2003): 306-39.

W. Patrick McCray   [top]

  • Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology, Harvard University Press: 2004.
  • "Gemini South Dedication: A Historian's Perspective," Gemini Observatory Newsletter, #24, June 2002.
  • "The Glassmaking Industry," in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • "What Makes a Failure? Designing a New National Telescope, 1975-1984," Technology and Culture, April 2001.
  • "Entrepreneurship in Technology Transfer Offices: Making Work Visible," with Jennifer L. Croissant; in Degrees of Compromise: Industrial Interests and Academic Values, eds. Jennifer L. Croissant and Sal Restivo. New York: SUNY Press (2001): 55-76.
  • "Large Telescopes and the Moral Economy of Recent Astronomy," Social Studies of Science 30, 5 (2000): 685-711.
  • Glassmaking in Renaissance Venice: The Fragile Craft; Ashgate Press: 1999.
  • "Creating Networks of Skill: Technology Transfer and the Glass Industry of Renaissance Venice," The Journal of European Economic History; (1999): 301-333

Clay Redding [top]

  • "The Economics of a Cooperative EAD Project," in Library Hi Tech, 19, no. 4 (2001): 400-407.

Joan Warnow-Blewett   [top]

  • "Documenting Recent Science: Progress and Needs," in Science After '40, ed. Arnold Thackray, Osiris vol. 7, (1992): 267-298.

Spencer R. Weart   [top]

  • "Trend-spotting: Physics in 1931 and today," Physics Today 59, no. 6 (June 2006): 32-36. Online at http://www.physicstoday.org/vol-59/iss-6/p32.html.
  • The Discovery of Global Warming, Harvard University Press, Cambridge/London: 2003. Also see the Web site on the Discovery of Global Warming.
  • "The Discovery of Rapid Climate Change," Physics Today 56, no. 8 (Aug. 2003): 30-36. Online at http://www.aip.org/pt/vol-56/iss-8/p30.html
  • "Preserving the Heritage of Discovery," Physics Today 55, 1 (2002): 28-34. Available online.
  • "Los Alamos Changed Everything…," Chronicle of Higher Education (May 21, 1999): A64.
  • Never at War: Why Democracies won't Fight One Another. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998. (see http://www.yale.edu/yup/chapters/070179chap.htm)
  • "Climate Change, Post 1940," in Sciences of the Earth: An Encyclopedia of events, People, and Phenomena, ed. Gregory A. Good. New York: Garland Publishing, 1998
  • "Global Warming" article for Dictionary of American History. New York: Scribner's - American Reference Publishing, 1998.
  • "Global Warming, Cold War, and the Evolution of Research Plans," Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 27 (1997): 319-356.
  • "The Discovery of the Risk of Global Warming," Physics Today 50, no. 1 (Jan. 1997): 34-40.

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