Allan Franklin

Physics historian who highlighted the story of the Rustad-Ruby He-6 recoil experiment and its retraction in his writings on the relationship of experimental and theoretical physics. He interviewed Stanley Ruby and many others of the figures involved in the matter. He participated in beta decay experiments as an undergraduate physics student at Columbia in the early 1960s.  

Experiment Right or Wrong

Allan Franklin
Jan 1 1990

Full case study of Rustad-Ruby history

The Neglect of Experiment

Allan Franklin
Cambridge University Press
Jan 1 1986

The Machine Speaks Falsely

Allan Franklin
Spontaneous Generations
Jan 1 2010


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