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 in Physics

Allan Franklin
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Oct 5 1998
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The full text of Franklin's encyclopedia article.

Appendix 8: The Articulation of Theory: Weak Interactions

Allan Franklin
Oct 5 1998
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Appendix of Franklin's encycopedia article Experiment in Physics that reviews the historical context and circumstances of the Rustad-Ruby experiment.

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