John Von Neumann Papers 1912-1996 (bulk 1935-1957)

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John Von Neumann Papers, 1912-1996, (bulk 1935-1957)

John Von Neumann Papers 1912-1996 (bulk 1935-1957)

Mathematician, atomic energy commissioner, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, article and book drafts, notes, charts, graphs, patent, biographical material, family papers, and other material pertaining primarily to John Von Neumann's career as professor of mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study; adviser and commissioner on the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; scientific consultant to government and private concerns; and author of works on ballistic research, computers, continuous geometries, logic, operator theory, quantum mechanics, and the theory of games.

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Weaver, Warren, 1894-1978

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Foundation executive, mathematician. From the description of Reminiscences of Warren Weaver : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735455 Max Bergmann (February 12, 1886-November 7, 1944) was a biochemist, whose research proved key for the study of biochemical processes. His work on peptide synthesis and protein splitting provided a starting point for modern protein chemistry and the study of enzyme-substrate ...

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

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Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of Eugene Paul Wigner : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419196 From the description of Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1984 Apr. 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63283818 From the description of Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1987 May 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: ...

Stone, Marshall H. (Marshall Harvey), 1903-1989

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Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956

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Strauss, Lewis L

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Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996

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U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory

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Ulam, Stanislaw M.

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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

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This collection of transparencies was used by representatives of the Atomic Energy Commission (A.E.C.) during a presentation before the Alaska House State Affairs Committee, April 4, 1970, in Juneau. At the time of the presentation, the A.E.C. was planning a second underground nuclear test on Amchitka Island in 1971, code-named CANNIKIN. Testimony was heard from several groups against a second test as well as adverse testimony about the first test which took place in October, 1969 and was code n...

Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957

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John (Johann) Louis von Neumann (1903-1957) was born in Budapest and showed early signs of being a child prodigy. He entered the University of Budapest in 1921, but also attended the University of Berlin and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology before obtaining a degree in chemical engineering in 1925. He earned his Doctorate in Mathematics from the University of Budapest in 1927. After graduation, he worked at the University of Berlin before becoming a visiting professor to Princeton from ...

Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958

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15 January 1908 Born, Budapest, Hungary 1926 1928 Student, Karlsruhe Technical Institute, Karlsruhe, Germany 1928 Student, University of Munich, Germany 1929 1931 Research associate, University of Leipzig, Germany 1930 Ph.D., University of Leipzig 1931 1933 Research associate, Guttingen, Germany 1934 Married Augusta (Mici) Harkanyi ...

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Halmos, Paul R. (Paul Richard), 1916-2006

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Paul Richard Halmos (1916-2006) is known for his work in operator theory, ergodic theory, and functional analysis, as well as his mathematical exposition and his teaching style. His major teaching positions were at the University of Chicago (1946-1960), the University of Michigan (1961-1967), Indiana University (1969-1985), and Santa Clara University (1985-1996), where he was Professor Emeritus until his death in 2006. Halmos was born March 3, 1916, in Budapest, Hungary....

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Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973

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Physicist and oceanographer (quantum mechanics, atomic physics, underwater acoustics, geophysical hydrodynamics); professor of geophysics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD); first director of the UCSD Marine Physical Laboratory; director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography (1948-1950). Died 1973. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306129 Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Died 1973. From the description of Papers of...

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Los Alamos scientific laboratory

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Von Neumann, Klara Dan

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Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964

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Professor of mathematics at MIT who pioneered in the development of automation. From the description of Norbert Wiener papers, 1949-1952. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321256 Norbert Wiener was a world renowned mathematician who was instrumental in the development of communication and control theories. He coined the word "cybernetics" to describe this new science. There are a number of autobiographical...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995

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Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

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Physicist (quantum theory, quantum mechanics, uncertainty principle, unified field theory) and administrator. On the physic faculty at Universität Göttingen (1923-1924, 1925-1926); Kovenhavens Universitet (1924-1925, 1926-1927); Universität Leipzig (1927-1941); director, Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut für Physik (1941-1945); director, Max-Planck Institut für Physik (1946-1958); and director, Max-Planck Institut für Physik und Astrophysik (1958-1970). From the description of Papers. (U...

Hove, L. van (Léon).

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Aldor, Peter, 1904-1976

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Ortvay, Rudolf, 1885-1945

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Morgenstern, Oskar, 1902-1977

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Economist, university professor, and author in Austria and U.S. Born Carl Friedrich Alfred Oskar Morgenstern in Germany. From the description of Papers, 1893-1987 (bulk 1917-1977). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23857948 ...

Gödel, Kurt

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Dirac, P.A.M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984

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Physicist (quantum mechanics, positron, antimatter). On the physics faculty at University of Cambridge, 1932-1969; member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1934-1935, 1946, 1947-1948, 1958-1959; and on the physics faculty at Florida State University, 1971-1984. Died 1984. From the description of P. Dirac and I. E. Tamm correspondence. 1928-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80927792 From the description of Lectures on quantum electrodynamics: student notes on Dirac...

Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960

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Institute for advanced study Princeton, N.J.

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Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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Birkhoff, Garrett, 1911-1996

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Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982

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Physical chemist. Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, 1959-1961. From the description of Diary, 1959-1960 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84398466 George Bogdan Kistiakowsky (1900-1982) was a Ukrainian-born American chemist. He was not only a renowned in academic circles, but was also a consultant, defense researcher, and public policy advisor. Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University, Kistiakowsky was also a participan...