Title

"Rates of change (Lecture 1)"

Speakers

John Rader Platt

Date

7-12-1978

Streaming Media

Series

Ecosystems Lectures

Length

1 hour 25 minutes

Notes

Platt, an American physicist and biophysicist and professor at University of Chicago, turned his attention to social science in the 1970s. In the first of two lectures, Platt surveys the important scientific discoveries that have been made since 1945 and their impact on society. This lecture is part of the "Ecosystems" series of lectures sponsored by Sigma Xi- Earth Resources Ltd.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Ecosystems, Discoveries in science -- Social aspects

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11453

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