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Garwin, Richard L.

Overview
Works: 146 works in 260 publications in 3 languages and 3,258 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Archives  Panel discussions 
Roles: Author, Other, Contributor, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard L Garwin
The Fallacy of Star Wars by Richard L Garwin( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Megawatts and megatons : a turning point in the nuclear age? by Georges Charpak( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the benefits and risks of nuclear energy, addressing a wide range of topics from its principles and use in weapons to its impact on public health and the environment
Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities : Report of an Independent Task Force Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations by Richard L Garwin( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Integrating nonlethal weapons (NLW) more widely into the U.S. Army and Marine Corps could have reduced damage, saved lives, and helped limit the widespread looting and sabotage that occurred after the cessation of major conflict in Iraq. So argues this report of a Council-sponsored independent Task Force led by Dr. Graham T. Allison, director of the Belfer Center for science and international affairs at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, General Paul X. Kelley, USMC (ret.), former commandant of the Marine Corps, and former military officers, business executives, academics, diplomats, and congressional staff. Incorporating NLW capabilities into the equipment, training, and doctrine of the armed services could substantially improve U.S. effectiveness in conflict, postconflict, and homeland defense. The Task Force report concludes that equipping U.S.-trained and -supported local forces in Afghanistan and Iraq with NLW would help reinforce authority and be more acceptable to local populations than conventionally armed troops. Nonlethal weapons have not received the priority they merit at the Pentagon. To expand the role of NLW, the report argues, the secretary of defense should create an office sufficiently funded to serve as the single focal point for all NLW activity. The existing Joint Nonlethal Weapons Directorate has a budget for fiscal year 2004 of $43.4 million--up from an annual $22 million or so for the past seven years--the report urges a sevenfold increase in funding, to $300 million annually, which is still less than $1 of every $1,000 spent on defense. A breakdown of expenses is included in the report. The report also advocates a four-pronged approach to further integrate nonlethal capabilities into the U.S. armed services: expand NLW deployment more widely in the Marine Corps and the Army infantry and ensure that the Navy and the Air Force have such capabilities adapted for their force-protection missions; extend the range of NLW payloads to 100 meters through precision delivery and fusing systems; complete development of the NLW system that can turn back an advancing adversary from hundreds of meters away by heating the skin of an individual without permanent injury; and advance the development of concepts such as the advanced tactical laser--which shows promise for use against equipment--along with the advent of nonlethal payloads that home in on a laser spot."--Publisher's website
Megawatts and megatons : the future of nuclear power and nuclear weapons by Georges Charpak( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"n Megawatts and Megatons, world-renowned physicists Richard L. Garwin and Georges Charpak offer an accessible, eminently well-informed primer on two of the most important issues of our time: nuclear weapons and nuclear power. They begin by explaining clearly and concisely how nuclear fission and fusion work in both warheads and reactors, and how they can impact human health. Making a strong and eloquent argument in favor of arms control, Garwin and Charpak outline specific strategies for achieving this goal worldwide. But they also demonstrate how nuclear power can provide an assured, economically feasible, and environmentally responsible source of energy—in a way that avoids the hazards of weapons proliferation. Numerous figures enliven the text, including cartoons by Sempé." -- from amazon.com
Feux follets et champignons nucléaires by Georges Charpak( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'aventure de la physique nucléaire, ses découvertes essentielles et ses figures illustres racontée au grand public : qu'est-ce qu'une réaction en chaîne? Comment fonctionne une réaction nucléaire? Que s'est-il passé à Tchernobyl?
Nonlethal technologies : progress and prospects : report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Garwin on arms control by Richard Garwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoires d'un déraciné, physicien et citoyen du monde by Georges Charpak( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réfugié, militant, résistant et déporté, le physicien relate son parcours d'émigré venu en France à l'âge de 7 ans. Il témoigne de son angoisse liée à l'utilisation des applications technologiques de la science sur l'avenir de l'humanité, notamment les armes nucléaires. Il plaide pour un changement dans la gestion des richesses
De Tchernobyl en tchernobyls by Georges Charpak( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing the plutonium surplus : applications and technical options( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il fuoco del 2000 : l'energia nucleare nel terzo millennio by Georges Charpak( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Future of SDI : should we go ahead with the star wars program?( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James A. Abrahamson, director of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, U.S. Department of Defense, discusses the benefits of SDI, and outlines its benefits for American security. Richard L. Garwin defense consultant and adjunct professor at Harvard, Cornell and Columbia presents arguments against SDI claiming that the program is ineffective and wasteful
Terrorism, culture and John Paul II( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discours prononcés lors de la cérémonie en hommage et à la mémoire de Georges Charpak by Académie des sciences (France)( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of speeches and reminiscences from the Institut de France Académie des Sciences ceremony in honor and memory of Georges Charpak in March 2011. Speeches discuss Charpak's career and work by Alain Carpentier, Jacques Lewiner, Michel Davier, Richard Garwin, Yves Quéré, Dusan Sidjanski, Robert Germinet, Clotilde Marin Micewicz, Valérie Pécress, and Pierre Léna
Richard L. Garwin nuclear arms control and disarmament collection by Richard L Garwin( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publications, reports, and symposia proceedings collected and donated from Richard L. Garwin's personal collection. Includes reports from his time with JASON, and publications on subjects such as nuclear arms, disarmament, global strategies for nuclear technology with Soviet Union, Russia, the United Kingdom, North Korea, and India, arms control in space, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) publications, data security and declassification, energy policy, science policy and the United States government, symposia proceedings on aneutronic energy, nuclear war and space and climate change
An electronic podium for the classroom by James L Levine( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineering Microorganisms for Energy Production( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JASON was asked by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research of the Department of Energy to assess the possibilities for using microorganisms to produce fuels as a metabolic product, in particular hydrogen or ethanol. We were asked to consider the prospects for achieving such biogenic fuel production in principle and in practice; and what the requirements and fundamental limitations are for achieving viability
High energy density explosives by N Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A JASON summer study was performed to assess the status of ongoing research programs in the area of energetic materials. The goal of this study was to examine the current status of work in the area of energetic materials in order to provide DARPA with a technical evaluation of which, if any, research approaches have the potential to produce significant advances in the state of the art of this area."--Report documentation page
New directions in world arms control( Recording )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Areas covered in this program include current status of international strategic arms balance, the U.S. and Russian strategic arms balance, the need for missile capability, important aspects of SALT agreement and Chinese capability
The Many Worlds of Leo Szilard by American Physical Society( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audio recording of session R17 of the April 2014 annual meeting of the American Physical Society, held in Savannah, Georgia in April 2014. This session was chaired by Daniel Kleppner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Talks (and speakers) include: "The Many Worlds of Leo Szilard: Physicist, Peacemaker, Provocateur" (William Lanouette); "Leo Szilard in Physics and Information" (Richard Garwin); "Leo Szilard: Biologist and Peace-Maker" (Matthew Meselson). Topics discussed include Leo Szilard, nuclear chain reaction, thermodynamics, arms control
 
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Megawatts and megatons : a turning point in the nuclear age?
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Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities : Report of an Independent Task Force Sponsored by the Council on Foreign RelationsMegawatts and megatons : the future of nuclear power and nuclear weaponsNonlethal technologies : progress and prospects : report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign RelationsManaging the plutonium surplus : applications and technical options
Alternative Names
Garwin, R. 1928-

Garwin, R. L. 1928-

Garwin, Richard 1928-

Garwin, Richard Lawrence 1928-

Richard Garwin Amerikaans natuurkundige

Richard Garwin amerikansk fysikar

Richard Garwin amerikansk fysiker

Richard Garwin físic estatunidenc

Richard Garwin físico estadounidense

Richard Garwin physicien américain

Richard Garwin US-amerikanischer Physiker

Гарвин, Ричард

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ریچارد گاروین فیزیک‌دان آمریکایی

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Languages
English (121)

French (18)

Italian (1)