Infeld, Léopold, 1898-1968

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Physicist (theoretical physics; general theory of relativity; quantum mechanics; studies in Cracow (W. Natanson) and Berlin (M. von Laue); professor in Lwow; Institute for Advanced Studies (Princeton, N. J. USA), 1936-1950; Toronto University, 1938-1940; Warsaw University, 1950-1968. Publications: Fondations of the New Field Theory, (Born, Infeld), 1934; The Gravitational Equations and the Problem of Motion (with A. Einstein and B. Hoffmann), 1938-1940; On the Motion of Bodies in General Relativity Theory, 1954.

From the description of Letters to Natanson, 1926-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84940113

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referencedIn William Thompson Papers, 1963 - 1995 Mandeville Special Collections Library
referencedIn Goldberg, Helen. Helen Goldberg papers photocopied letter photographs clipping. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
referencedIn Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908-. Oral history interview with J. Tuzo Wilson, 1993 February 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Infeld, Leopold, 1898-1968. Letters, 1926-1933. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Pienkowski, Stefan, 1883-1953. Files of Stefan Pienkowski. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Schild, Alfred, 1921-. Schild, Alfred, papers, 1915-1982. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Wertenstein, Ludwik, 1887-1945. Files of Ludwik Wertenstein, 1908-1944. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Infeld, Leopold, 1898-1968. Letters to Natanson, 1926-1935. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Pienkowski, Stefan, 1883-1953. person
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associatedWith Wertenstein, Ludwik, 1887-1945. person
associatedWith Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908- person
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Birth 1898-08-20

Death 1968-01-15







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