Scientists at War

Sarah Bridger examines the ethical debates that tested the U.S scientific community during the Cold War, and scientists contributions to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning atomic age through the Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars in the 1980s, which sparked cross generational opposition among scientists.
Scientists at War Sarah Bridger examines the ethical debates that tested the U S scientific community during the Cold War and scientists contributions to military technologies and strategic policymaking from the dawn

  • Title: Scientists at War
  • Author: Sarah Bridger
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  • Page: 492
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  • Scientists at War The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research Scientists at War examines the ethical debates that severely tested the American scientific community during the Cold War Sarah Bridger highlights the contributions of scientists to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning atomic age in the s through the Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars in the s, which sparked a cross generational opposition Science on the Home Front American Women Scientists in During World War II, women scientists responded to urgent calls for their participation in the war effort Even though newspapers, magazines, books, and films forecasted tremendous growth in scientific and technical jobs for women, the war produced few long term gains in the percentage of women in the sciences or in their overall professional standing. Secret Documents Expose Monsanto s War on Cancer These documents show how Monsanto moblized allies across the food industry to discredit scientists who raised cancer concerns The Secret History of Israel s War Against Hitler s Scientists Since World War II, Israel has used assassinations and targeted killings on people than any other country in the Western world In many cases, its leaders have determined that in killing a Operation Paperclip Operation Paperclip was a secret program of the Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency JIOA largely carried out by Special Agents of Army CIC, in which than , German scientists, engineers, and technicians, such as Wernher von Braun and his V rocket team, were taken from Germany to America for U.S government employment, primarily between and . Engineers And Scientists Who Built The Nazi War Machine Kurt Tank, a leading German aircraft designer and test pilot for the Nazis, fought as a soldier in World War I.Then he studied electrical engineering and became a qualified pilot After working for a few aircraft manufacturers, he ended up at Focke Wulf in . Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists informs the public about threats to the survival and development of humanity from nuclear weapons, climate change, and emerging technologies in the life sciences. Federation Of American Scientists Science for a safer Striving For A Safer World Since In November , the Federation of Atomic Scientists was founded by Manhattan Project scientists who helped construct the first atomic bombs. Doomsday Clock The Doomsday Clock is a symbol which represents the likelihood of a man made global catastrophe.Maintained since by the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The Clock is a metaphor for threats to humanity from unchecked scientific and technical advances The Clock represents the hypothetical global catastrophe as midnight and the Bulletin s opinion on how close Doomsday Clock Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists The Doomsday Clock Overview Current Time FAQ Timeline Dashboard Multimedia Exhibit A new abnormal It is still minutes to midnight Doomsday Clock Announcement Washington, D.C January , Humanity now faces two simultaneous existential threats, either of which would be cause for extreme concern and immediate attention These major threats nuclear weapons and

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