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Arguments That Count - a book by Slayton, Rebecca

Arguments That Count

Physics, Computing, and Missile Defense, 1949-2012

Arguments That Count( )
Author: Slayton, Rebecca
Series title:Inside Technology Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.00
Book Description:

In a rapidly changing world, we rely upon experts to assess the promise and risks of new technology. But how do these experts make sense of a highly uncertain future? In Arguments that Count, Rebecca Slayton offers an important new perspective. Drawing on new historical documents and interviews as well as perspectives in science and technology studies, she provides an original account of how scientists came to terms with the unprecedented threat of nuclear-armed...
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