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Joseph Rotblat

Martin Underwood

Joseph Rotblat

a man of conscience in the nuclear age

by Martin Underwood

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Published by Sussex Academic Press in Portland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rotblat, Joseph, -- 1908-2005,
  • Nuclear physicists -- Poland -- Biography,
  • Nuclear physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Nobel Prize winners -- Poland -- Biography,
  • Nobel Prize winners -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Nuclear arms control,
  • Peace

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMartin Underwood.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC774.R67 U535 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23148061M
    ISBN 109781845193232
    LC Control Number2009002324

    Sir Joseph Rotblat (), British physicist and one of the most prominent critics of the nuclear arms race, received the Nobel Peace Prize in in conjunction with the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an organization of scientists which he headed at the time, for their efforts towards nuclear disarmament. War No More by Robert Hinde and Joseph Rotblat. London: Pluto Press, pages. This book is a service to humanity. It makes the case that war is no longer a viable way of resolving conflicts and that the institution of war must be abolished.

    The world total of some 50, nuclear warheads is beginning to fall off sharply. It should be well below 10, by the year Should the ultimate target be zero?The idea of a nuclear-weapon-free world (NWFW) was put back on the world agenda by President Gorbachev in President Reagan also had a vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Warsaw Stories. Sir Joseph Rotblat. Sir Joseph Rotblat. Joseph (Joe) Rotblat was born in in Warsaw, the fifth child of seven. His father, Zygmunt, was a businessman and until the First World War the Rotblat family was prosperous. After the war, however, the business failed and the family became very poor. Rotblat became an electrician.

    Joseph Rotblat, born in Warsaw in , obtained his M.A. from the Free University of Poland in and a doctorate in Physics from the University of Warsaw where in he became assistant director of the Atom Physics Institute. In , he started working at the University of Liverpool on the feasibility of the atom bomb with James Chadwick, whom he followed to Los Alamos to take part in. Joseph Rotblat. On the C-SPAN Networks: Joseph Rotblat is a Recipient with one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a Speech. Appearances by Title: c. January 1,


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ROTBLAT, Joseph was born on November 4, in Warsaw. Son of the late Z. Rotblat. Education Master of Arts, DPhys, University Warsaw. Doctor of Philosophy, University Liverpool.

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AKA Józef Rotblat. Nuclear physicist, anti-nuke activist. Birthplace: Lodz, Poland Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Religi. The only scientist to quit the Manhattan Project on moral grounds. Wife: Tola Gryn (m.died in the Holocaust) University: MA, Free University of Poland () University Born: Nov 04,