International Congress for Physics [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. 1948.

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Medicus, Heinrich, 1918-. International Congress for Physics [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus.

International Congress for Physics [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. 1948.

Portrays participants at conference and other group activities such as a banquet and boat ride in Zurich, Switzerland in 1948. Attendees as they appear in the film, photographed by Medicus, include: Victor Weisskopf, Gian Carlo Wick, Werner Heisenberg, Wolfgang Pauli, David Dennison, Wolfgang Gentner, Arnold Sommerfeld, and Luis Alvarez.

1 film reel (12 min.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.

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Medicus, Heinrich, 1918-

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Physicist and educator. From the description of International Congress for Physics [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79789898 From the description of International congress for nuclear physics, quantum electrodynamics and cosmic radiation [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78080324 From the description of International Congress for Physics [motion picture] ...

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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 ...

Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958

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International Congress of Physics (1948 : Zurich, Switzerland)

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Gentner, Wolfgang, 1906-....

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Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

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Gian Carlo Wick (1909-1992), physicist. Served on the faculty of the University of Palermo (1937-1938); University of Padova (1938-1940); University of Rome (1940-1945); University of Notre Dame (1946-1948); University of California (1948-1950); Carnegie Institute of Technology (1951-1957); senior physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (1957-1965); professor of physics at Columbia University (1965-). From the description of Selected correspondence and related materials from the ...

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

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Victor F. Weisskopf, Ph.D., University of Gottingen, Germany, 1931, was professor of Physics at MIT from 1946 until his retirement in 1974. He was director general of the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, from 1961 to 1965. Weisskopf's research focus was theoretical work in quantum electrodynamics and nuclear particle physics. Other major affiliations include: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA, 1937-1943; Los Alamos, NM, USA, 1943-1947. Fro...

Dennison, David M. (David Mathias), 1900-1976

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Professor of physics at the University of Michigan. From the description of David M. Dennison papers, ca. 1927-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421604 Died 1976. From the description of Oral history interview with David Mathias Dennison, 1964 January 27 to 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81273636 From the description of Informal moments, Summer Symposia at the University of Michigan [motion picture] / taken by David Dennison ; 193...