Distinguished speaker session [sound recording] / 1977 April 27.


American Physical Society. Meeting (1977 : Washington, D.C.). Distinguished speaker session [sound recording] / 1977 April 27.

Distinguished speaker session [sound recording] / 1977 April 27.

Speakers include: S.C.C. Ting, "Discovery of the J Particle: A Personal Recollection;" B. Richter, "From the psi to Charm -- the Experiments of 1975 and 1976;" G. Raymond Satchler, "The Development of Theory of Direct Nuclear Reactions;" Walter Kohn, "The Inhomogenous Electron Gas;" and Norton Lang, "Electronic Structure of Metal Surfaces and Metal-Adatom Systems."

3 sound cassettes (3.5 hrs.) : analog, mono. ; 4 in.

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