An Overview: Overview - Physics Through the 1990's (Physics Through the 1990s: A Series)

An Overview: Overview - Physics Through the 1990's (Physics Through the 1990s: A Series)

By: Physics Survey Committee (author), Board on Physics and Astronomy (author), National Academy of Sciences (author), National Research Council (author), Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (author), Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications (author)Hardback

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An Overview: Physics Through the 1990's is part of an eight-volume research assessment of the major fields of physics that reviews the developments that have taken place and highlights research opportunities. An Overview summarizes the findings of the panels discussed in the other seven volumes and addresses issues that broadly concern physics.

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Physics Survey Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 1. Physics and Society; 4 2. Progress in Physics; 5 3. Maintaining Excellence; 6 Supplement 1 - International Aspects of Physics: The U.S. Position in the World Community; 7 Supplement 2 - Education and Supply of Physicists; 8 Supplement 3 - Organization and Support of Physics; 9 Abbreviations and Acronyms; 10 Glossary of Physical Terms; 11 Appendix A: Panel Members; 12 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1986
  • ISBN13: 9780309035811
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780309035811
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0309035813

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