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Author Lemmerich, J.

Title Science and conscience [electronic resource] : the life of James Franck / Jost Lemmerich ; translated by Ann M. Hentschel.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 369 pages) : illustrations.
Series Stanford nuclear age series
Stanford nuclear age series.
Note "Originally published in German under the title Aufrecht im Sturm der Zeit: Der Physiker James Franck, 1882-1964."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Youth and education -- Research on the atom -- The Göttingen period -- The Nobel laureate -- The Nazis take over : resignation and emigration -- America, a new home -- A scientist's responsibility -- Franck and Germany after 1945.
Summary James Franck (1882-1964) was one of the twentieth century's most respected scientists, known both for his contributions to physics and for his moral courage. During the 1920s, Franck was a prominent figure in the German physics community. His research into the structure of the atom earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1925. After the Nazis seized power in 1933, Franck resigned his professorship at Gottingen in protest against anti-Jewish policies. He soon emigrated to the United States, where, at the University of Chicago, he began innovative research into photosynthesis. When the Second.
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Subject Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Physicists -- Germany -- Biography.
Nobel Prize winners -- Germany -- Biography.
Jewish refugees -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Title Aufrecht im Sturm der Zeit. English
Other Form: Print version: Lemmerich, J. Aufrecht im Sturm der Zeit. English. Science and conscience. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2011], ©2011 9780804763103 (DLC) 2011007309 (OCoLC)703104570
ISBN 9780804779098 (electronic bk.)
0804779090 (electronic bk.)
9780804763103 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0804763100 (cloth ; alk. paper)