Niels Bohr Library : oral history transcripts, 1924-1978.

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Niels Bohr Library : oral history transcripts, 1924-1978.

Transcripts of tape-recorded interviews from the collection of the Niels Bohr Library, selected by the History of Science and Technology Program of The Bancroft Library for microfilming and deposit in 1983. Interviewees include: Luis Walter Alvarez, Felix Bloch, Ira Sprague Bowen, Lee Alvin DuBridge, William Alfred Fowler, George Gamow, Jesse Leonard Greenstein, Ivan Robert King, Robert Benjamin Leighton, Nicholas Ulrich Mayall, Frank Oppenheimer, Hyron Spinrad, David Locke Webster, Clyde Wiegand, Robert R. Wilson and Dean E. Wooldridge.

1 microfilm reel : positive.

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DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

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Lee DuBridge was President of the California Institute of Technology from 1946-1969. From the description of Space Research, 1958. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095203 DuBridge was President of Caltech. From the description of No Shakeup in JPL Management Due, 1964 Feb. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096493 From the description of Confirmation of Conditions for Relations...

King, Ivan R.

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Born 1927. From the description of Oral history interview with Ivan Robert King, 1977 July 18 and 20 July 1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78696880 ...

Bowen, Ira Sprague.

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Leighton, Robert B.

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Leighton (1919-1997 ). Member of physics faculty, California Institute of Technology, 1949-1986. From the description of Papers, 1938-1988, (1961-1988) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79357815 Robert Benjamin Leighton (1919- ). Member of physics faculty, California Institute of Technology, 1949-1986. Died 1997. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Benjamin Leighton, 1977 July 29 and August 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84192601 ...

Greenstein, Jesse Leonard

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Fowler, William A.

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Fowler died in 1995. From the description of Phyphty years of phun and physics in the W. K. Kellogg Radiation Laboratory at Caltech, by Willy Phowler, 1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82576561 (William A. Fowler 1911-1995). Physicist (nuclear physics, astrophysics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology (1939-1982); received the Nobel Prize in Physics with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekher in 1983 for his "theoretical and experimental studies of the nucle...

Gamow, George, 1904-1968

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George Gamow: physicist, astronomer, and author. Born Georgii Antonovič Gamov. Barbara Merrihew Perkins: editor and translator. From the description of George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981157 Russian-born American physicist, early advocate of the "Big Bang" theory of the origin of the universe. Professor of Physics at George Washington University, 1934-1956. While a student at the Institute of Theoretical Ph...

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

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Luis W. Alvarez (b. June 13, 1911, San Francisco, CA–d. September 1, 1988, Berkely, CA) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. After receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1936, Alvarez went to work for Ernest Lawrence at the Radiation Laboratory at the University of California in Berkeley. Alvarez devised a set of experiments to observe K-electron capture in radioactive nuclei, predicted by the beta decay ...

Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993

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Astronomer. Astronomer, Lick Observatory, 1945-1960; director, Kitt Peak National Observatory, 1960-1971. From the description of Nick Mayall talking about AURA's acquiring and developing Cerro Tololo [videorecording] / recorded by W. A. Hiltner; 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82211153 ...

Wooldridge, Dean E., 1913-

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Physics, engineering;. Member of technical staff, Bell Laboratories, 1936-1946; Dir. electronic research and development, Hughes Aircraft Co, 1946-1953; Research Assoc. Engineering, California Institute of Technology, from 1962. Born, 1913; Died, 1985. From the description of Oral history interview with Dean E. Wooldridge, 1976 August 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82944288 ...

Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985

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Physicist. Research associate, University of California at Berkeley, 1941-1947; research associate, 1959-1961 and professor of physics, University of Colorado, Boulder from 1961. From the description of Speech to Berkeley Democratic Club (1945) and six other talks, 1945-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803789 Frank Oppenheimer, B.S. (1932) Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. (1938) California Institute of Technology. Associate professor of physics at the University of Minn...

Spinrad, Hyron.

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Bloch, Felix, 1905-....

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Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of Felix Bloch : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512732 Died 1983. From the description of Oral history interview with Felix Bloch, 1981 December 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80093456 From the description of Oral history interview with Felix Bloch, 1968 August 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81162102 From the description of Oral hi...

Webster, David Locke.

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Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

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Robert Rathbun Wilson was born in 1914 in Frontier Wyoming, received an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley, 1936, and after studying with Prof. Ernest O. Lawrence, a Ph. D. in 1940. He participated in an early effort led by Enrico Fermi at Columbia University to build a nuclear reactor as part of a joint effort with Princeton University, where he was a lecturer and assistant professor, 1940-1942. He worked for Princeton University's reactor project, 1941-19...

Wiegand, Clyde (Clyde Edward), 1915-1996

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