By Antonino Zichichi

ISBN-10: 9814719412

ISBN-13: 9789814719414

ISBN-10: 9814719676

ISBN-13: 9789814719674

This specific quantity includes a tribute to Lord Patrick M S Blackett throughout the testimony of Professor Antonino Zichichi, who was once one among Blackett's students within the scan on the Sphinx Observatory, Europe's optimum lab (3580 meters a.s.l.), at Jungfraujoch. The publication provides an summary of Blackett's most important discoveries, similar to the so known as "vacuum polarization" influence, the 1st instance of "virtual physics" and the "strange particles", that opened a brand new horizon in the direction of the life of the subnuclear universe. After discussing the profound implications of Blackett's pioneering contributions to Subnuclear Physics, the publication additionally remembers his deep curiosity within the merchandising of medical tradition. Blackett was once firmly confident that physicists needs to be engaged on to enable the folks outdoors our labs comprehend what the position of technology is within the growth of our civilisation. particularly, based on Blackett and his pal Bertrand Russell, the long island venture was once the instance of the way the hot frontiers of technological know-how and know-how may were applied sooner or later. during this appreciate, the function of devoted associations is mentioned, as a brand new bridge among conventional college educating and the massive tasks for the way forward for technological know-how and technology.

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