Trafficking materials and gendered experimental practices radium research in early 20th century Vienna /

"Maria Rentetzi surveys the experimental practices of radioactivity research in earlytwentiethcentury Vienna, focusing on radioactive materials, instruments, women's work in physics, and gendered skills. She shows how experimental cultures in radioactivity-scientific practices employed by...

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Author / Creator: Rentetzi, Maria.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: New York : Columbia University Press, c2008.
Online Access:Available in ACLS Humanities Ebooks.
Table of Contents:
  • The biography of a trafficking material
  • Designing (for) a new scientific discipline
  • Gender, science, and the city
  • The Institute for Radium Research in Red Vienna
  • From Cambridge to Vienna
  • The aftermath of the Cambridge-Vienna controversy
  • Marietta Blau on the margins of nuclear and particle physics.