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Soviet Science Under Control

Pub Date : 2016-07-27 | Author : Jeffrey L. Roberg | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781349262908
ISBN 13 : 1349262900

Roberg examines the relationship between the political leadership of the Soviet Union and Soviet science. Previously, this relationship was typically characterized as one of Commun..


The Perversion Of Knowledge

Pub Date : 2009-09-09 | Author : Dr. Vadim J. Birstein | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780786751860
ISBN 13 : 078675186X

During the Soviet years, Russian science was touted as one of the greatest successes of the regime. Russian science was considered to be equal, if not superior, to that of the weal..


The Undergrowth Of Science

Pub Date : 2001-09-13 | Author : Walter Gratzer | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198604358
ISBN 13 : 0198604351

The themes are scientific mistakes and foibles. Gratzer describes for a general readership a number of episodes in science and medicine where an erroneous research finding was adhe..



Holographic Visions

Pub Date : 2006-04-06 | Author : Sean Johnston | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780198571223
ISBN 13 : 0198571224

This is a history of how the new science of holography developed intellectually, socially and culturally. Based on interviews with pioneer holographers and archival research, it sh..


Science Religion And Communism In Cold War Europe

Pub Date : 2016-05-14 | Author : Paul Betts | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137546395
ISBN 13 : 1137546395

Religion and science were fundamental aspects of Eastern European communist political culture from the very beginning, and remained in uneasy tension across the region over the dec..