Physics in the Soviet Union
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Physics in the Soviet Union an exposition of theoretical physics. by Alexander Solomonovich Kompaneyets

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English


  • Mathematical physics.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsQC21 .K6753 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination592 p.
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5845043M
LC Control Number62002710

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This book traces the historical trajectory of one of the most momentous confrontations in the intellectual life of the Soviet Union the conflict between Einstein's theory of relativity and official Soviet ideology embodied in dialectical materialism. Soviet attitudes toward Einstein's scientific and philosophical thought passed through several stages. The Soviet writer bore witness to the horrors of Russia’s World War Two and the Shoah — and deserves a place in literary history, says scholar Maxim D Shrayer. He recommends the best books by and about Vasily Grossman. At both a geographical and historical distance, the Soviet Union doesn't look like much of a place for kids. If you grew up during the Cold War in, say, the United States, you might well have the impression (of which The Simpsons' "Worker and Parasite" remains the defining crystallization) of a gray, harshly utilitarian land behind the Iron Curtain concerned with nothing more whimsical .   What was the relationship between Soviet nuclear scientists and the country's political leaders? This spellbinding book answers these questions by tracing the history of Soviet nuclear policy from developments in physics in the s to the testing of the hydrogen bomb and the emergence of nuclear deterrence in the mids.