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Wed, 20 Sep 2017

[1]  arXiv:1709.06474 (cross-list from physics.soc-ph) [pdf]
Title: Judicial Review of Uncertain Risks in Scientific Research
Authors: Eric E. Johnson
Comments: 19 pages; from the NeTWork Workshop 2013 conference, sponsored by FonCSI (Fondation pour une culture de s\'ecurit\'e industrielle), November 21-23, 2013 in Sor\`eze, France; entire book at this https URL
Journal-ref: Chapter 6 in The Illusion of Risk Control: What Does it Take to Live With Uncertainty?, edited by Gilles Motet & Corinne Bieder (SpringerOpen, Switzerland, 2017), pp. 67-85
Subjects: Physics and Society (physics.soc-ph); High Energy Physics - Experiment (hep-ex); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Tue, 19 Sep 2017

[2]  arXiv:1709.05442 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Review of Jean Bricmont's book "Making Sense of Quantum Mechanics"
Comments: 14 pages, to appear in Journal of Statistical Physics
Subjects: History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph); Quantum Physics (quant-ph)
[3]  arXiv:1709.05777 (cross-list from quant-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Hidden Variable Theory of a Single World from Many-Worlds Quantum Mechanics
Authors: Don Weingarten
Comments: 4 pages, no figures
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Mon, 18 Sep 2017

[4]  arXiv:1709.05195 [pdf]
Title: The "go-stop-go" of Italian civil nuclear programs, beset by lack of strategic planning, exploitation for personal gain and unscrupulous political conspiracies: 1946-1987
Subjects: History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017

[5]  arXiv:1709.04634 [pdf]
Title: Observations of red-giant variable stars by Aboriginal Australians
Comments: The Australian Journal of Anthropology (2018)
Subjects: History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Wed, 13 Sep 2017

[6]  arXiv:1709.03595 (cross-list from quant-ph) [pdf]
Title: Taking Heisenberg's Potentia Seriously
Comments: Typos fixed; formatting improved. Comments welcome
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)
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