Garwin, Richard L.

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American physicist.

From the description of Papers, 1947-1996. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 38031202

Richard Lawrence Garwin was born in 1928. Physicist; received Ph.D. in 1949, University of Chicago under Enrico Fermi. On Fermi's invitation, Garwin went to Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950. At this time appointed faculty position at University of Chicago. According to Edward Teller, was instrumental in creating the first hydrogen bomb. In 1952 Garwin joined IBM's Watson Laboratory at Columbia University in a research capacity (until 1970), while consulting at Los Alamos and for the U.S. government on issues of military technology and arms control. Also an adjunct professor in physics at Columbia University, and a professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, the Defense Science Board, and the National Academy of Science; Fellow of the American Physical Society.

From the description of Biographical sketches, ca. 1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78404597

Born 1928. Physicist; received Ph.D. in 1949, University of Chicago under Enrico Fermi. On Fermi's invitation, Garwin went to Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950. At this time appointed faculty position at University of Chicago. According to Edward Teller, was instrumental in creating the first hydrogen bomb. In 1952 Garwin joined IBM's Watson Laboratory at Columbia University in a research capacity (until 1970), while consulting at Los Alamos and for the U.S. government on issues of military technology and arms control. Also an adjunct professor in physics at Columbia University, and a professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, the Defense Science Board, and the National Academy of Science; Fellow of the American Physical Society.

From the description of Oral history interview with Richard Lawrence Garwin, 1986 October 23 to 8 June 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83225227

Physicist; received Ph.D. in 1949, University of Chicago under Enrico Fermi. On Fermi's invitation, Garwin went to Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950. At this time appointed faculty position at University of Chicago. According to Edward Teller, was instrumental in creating the first hydrogen bomb. In 1952 Garwin joined IBM's Watson Laboratory at Columbia University in a research capacity (until 1970), while consulting at Los Alamos and for the U.S. government on issues of military technology and arms control. Also an adjunct professor in physics at Columbia University, and a professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, the Defense Science Board, and the National Academy of Science; Fellow of the American Physical Society.

From the description of Reconsidering the paternity of the H-bomb [sound recording] : an interview with Richard Garwin / on All Things Considered, Public Radio International, 2001 April 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154303356

From the description of Oral history interview with Richard L. Garwin, 2001 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78729212

Born 1928. Physicist; received Ph. D. in 1949, University of Chicago under Enrico Fermi. On Fermi's invitation, Garwin went to Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950. At this time appointed faculty position at University of Chicago. According to Edward Teller, was instrumental in creating the first hydrogen bomb. In 1952 Garwin joined IBM's Watson Laboratory at Columbia University in a research capacity (until 1970), while consulting at Los Alamos and for the U.S. government on issues of military technology and arms control. Also an adjunct professor in physics at Columbia University, and a professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, the Defense Science Board, and the National Academy of Science; Fellow of the American Physical Society.

From the description of Oral history interview with Richard L. Garwin, 1991 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83770868

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creatorOf Enrico Fermi and the Beginnings of Nuclear Fission Centennial Conference (2001: New York, NY). Proceedings [sound recording] Papers presented at the Enrico Fermi and the beginnings of nuclear fission Centennial Conference. 2001 November 15 and 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Words for a world in crisis [sound recording] : Commencement address given at Case Institute of Technology / 1980 May 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Los Alamos National Laboratory. Special colloquium [sound recording] : Arms Control Panel / 1983 April 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Oral history interview with Richard L. Garwin, 1991 June 24. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Oral history interview with Richard Lawrence Garwin, 1986 October 23 to 8 June 1987. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Oral history interview with Richard L. Garwin, 2001 June 7. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Biographical sketches, ca. 1978. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Reconsidering the paternity of the H-bomb [sound recording] : an interview with Richard Garwin / on All Things Considered, Public Radio International, 2001 April 25. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics manuscript biography collection D-H, 1901-1989, [ca. 1960]-1989 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Papers, 1947-1996. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn John Archibald Wheeler Papers, 1880-2008, 1880-2008 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Garwin, Richard L. Donald C. Samuels lecture : Star Wars, national security decisions and integrity of government [sound recording] / Richard L. Garwin. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Records of the 1976 Campaign Committee to Elect Jimmy Carter . 1976 - 1976. Stuart Eizenstat's Subject Files. 1976 - 1976. B-1 Bomber
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