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    Sword, Shield and Buoys: A History of the NATO Sub-Committee on Oceanographic Research, 1959-19731.Simone Turchetti - 2012 - Centaurus 54 (3):205-231.
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    Atomic Secrets and Governmental Lies: Nuclear Science, Politics and Security in the Pontecorvo Case Winner, BSHS Singer Prize . I Would Like to Thank Jeff Hughes and Jon Agar for Advice and Criticism. I Am Grateful Also to the CHSTM Staff and Students for Support and Exchange of Ideas. I Am Indebted to the Archivists at the PRO and at the Churchill College Archive Centre for Their Help. Finally I Am Most Grateful to the Laboratorio Scienza Epistemologia E Ricerca . This Paper is Based on a Research Project Funded by the CHSTM and the ESRC Jointly. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2003 - British Journal for the History of Science 36 (4):389-415.
    This paper focuses on the defection of nuclear physicist Bruno Pontecorvo from Britain to the USSR in 1950 in an attempt to understand how government and intelligence services assess threats deriving from the unwanted spread of secret scientific information. It questions whether contingent agendas play a role in these assessments, as new evidence suggests that this is exactly what happened in the Pontecorvo case. British diplomatic personnel involved in negotiations with their US counterparts considered playing down the case. Meanwhile, the (...)
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    For Slow Neutrons, Slow Pay.Simone Turchetti - 2006 - Isis 97 (1):1-27.
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    Jacob Darwin Hamblin, Poison in the Well: Radioactive Waste in the Oceans at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Rutgers University Press, 2008. Pp. X+311. ISBN 978-0-8135-4220-1. $49.95. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2009 - British Journal for the History of Science 42 (1):149.
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    Michael D. Gordin, The Pseudo-Science Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. X+291. ISBN 978-0-226-30442-7. £18.50. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2014 - British Journal for the History of Science 47 (2):386-387.
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    J OHN K RIGE and D OMINIQUE P ESTRE , Companion to Science in the Twentieth Century. Routledge World Reference. London and New York: Routledge, 2003. Pp. Xxxv+941. ISBN 0-415-286065-9. £26.99. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2006 - British Journal for the History of Science 39 (2):307-308.
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    The Recent Past is (Also) a Foreign Country.Simone Turchetti - 2008 - Metascience 17 (3):431-434.
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    Uranium Wars. The Scientific Rivalry That Created the Nuclear Age - by Amir D. Aczel.Simone Turchetti - 2011 - Centaurus 53 (1):71-73.
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    Anja Skaar Jacobsen. Léon Rosenfeld: Physics, Philosophy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century. Xii + 354 Pp., Illus., Index. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2012. $81, £56. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2013 - Isis 104 (2):405-406.
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    Jean Medawar and David Pyke, Hitler's Gift: Scientists Who Fled Nazi Germany. London: Piatkus Books, 2001. Pp. XX+268. Isbn 0-7499-22-397. £8.99. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2002 - British Journal for the History of Science 35 (3):347-379.
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    Kristin C. Harper, Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2008. Pp. Xii+308. ISBN 978-0-262-08378-2. £25.95. [REVIEW]Simone Turchetti - 2010 - British Journal for the History of Science 43 (2):314-315.
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  12. The Post-War Shaping of General Relativity and Gravitation Studies.Simone Turchetti - forthcoming - Metascience:1-3.
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