Serge A. Korff Papers 1928-1989
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Biography Libby was born December 17, 1908; BS (1931) and Ph.D (1933), UC Berkeley; part of the Manhattan Project, 1941-45; professor, Institute for Nuclear Studies, University of Chicago, 1945-54; commissioner, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1954-59; became a professor, UCLA Department of Chemistry, 1959; director, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at UCLA; received the 1960 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the radio-activ...
The American Geographical Society, also known as the AGS, is an organization of professional geographers, founded in 1851 in New York City. It was founded by a group of New Yorkers, among them philanthropists, historians, publishers and editors. They included George Folsom, Henry Grinnell, Henry Varnum Poor, Hiram Barney, Alexander Isaac Cotheal, Henry Evelyn Pierrepont, S. De Witt Bloodgood, John Romeyn Brodhead, Joshua Leavitt and Archibald Russell....
The Explorers Club was founded in 1904 in New York City and is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore. In May 1904, a group of men active in exploration met at the request of Henry Collins Walsh, to form an organization to unite explorers in fellowship and to promote the work of exploration. A subsequent dinner held on May 28, 1904 in New Y...
Physicist and educator. Born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1906; immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1917 and became a citizen in 1927. Attended Princeton (A.B. 1928, M.A. 1929, Ph.D. 1931). Between 1932 and 1940, completed research fellowships at the Mt. Wilson Observatory, the California Institute of Technology, the Carnegie Institute of Washington, and the Bartol Research Foundation. In collaboration with other physicists, investigated topics such as optical dispersion, propo...
A. Cressy Morrison (1864-1951) was President of the Academy, 1938-1939, and established the Morrison Prize for the "most acceptable paper in the field of science," awarded annually beginning in 1922. From the description of Awards records, 1922-1976, 1922-1955 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493051 Collecting area: Materials relating to the history of the New York Academy of Sciences. The New York Academy of Sciences was established in 1817 ...