The Boundaries of the New Frontier

The Boundaries of the New Frontier

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This is a rhetorical case study in the evolving presentation of science to the public. Ploeger examines the communicative practices of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Chicago to show how the rhetoric of science functions as an indicator of the intellectual and political interests of scientific institutions.... epitomized the balance of intelligence, accomplishment, and political savvy they sought in their chief representative. ... and work on the laba#39;s collider detector facility (CDF) was validated in 1985 with the first observation of proton-anti- proton collisions at ... Now that the facility had broken new ground in terms of geography, user access, and management structure, 78 The Boundaries of the New Frontier.

Title:The Boundaries of the New Frontier
Author:Joanna S. Ploeger
Publisher:Univ of South Carolina Press - 2009


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