Federal laboratories, Universities, or Industrial Laboratories? Based on the course readings, which institutional setting contributed most significantly to the development of physics in the 20th century? Explain your rationale with examples. Additionally, did 20th century physicists have more significant achievements on earth or in space (including all institutional settings)? Explain why. Finally, which physicist made the greatest contribution? Explain how, and cite a primary source written by him or her.
Paper Outline (Use Subheadings for Parts A, B, and C):
Part A: Institutional Setting Answer
Part B: Earth or Space Answer
Part C: The Selected Physicist
Length: 250 to 500 words (not including title page or bibliography).
Format: APA, MLA, or Chicago Manual of Style. For assistance visit:
Cite the readings for the week, indicating how they informed your answer.
Cite ONE primary source written by your selected physicist. As a reminder, a primary source “is a document or physical object which was written or created during the time under study. These sources were present during an experience or time period and offer an inside view of a particular event.” Click here to learn the difference between primary and secondary sources: https://apus.libanswers.com/faq/2299.
Cite ONE scholarly source from peer reviewed journals or books found in the APUS library. What is a secondary source? “A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources. These sources are one or more steps removed from the event.” Web sites are not approved research for this assignment. There is to be NO USE OF WEBSITES in your answer under any circumstances for this part of the assignment. Scholarly and peer reviewed research only. Click here to learn what makes a source “scholarly”: https://apus.libanswers.com/faq/44354. Click here for how you find peer reviewed or scholarly sources: https://apus.libanswers.com/faq/2244.
Include a bibliography.