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Weiner, Charles

Overview
Works: 117 works in 211 publications in 4 languages and 2,802 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Programmed instructional materials  Records and correspondence  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: QB36.H14, B
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Most widely held works about Charles Weiner
  • Papers by Alice Kimball Smith( )
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Weiner
The legacy of George Ellery Hale; evolution of astronomy and scientific institutions, in pictures and documents by Helen Wright( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of twentieth century physics by Società italiana di fisica( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structural communications and the teacher of English by Charles Lamar Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Henry's lectures on natural philosophy : teaching and research in physics, 1832-1847 by Charles Weiner( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Faraday; an exhibit at the Rockefeller University, December 26, 1967-January 6, 1968, New York City by American Association for the Advancement of Science( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the transistor emerged by Charles Weiner( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Oppenheimer : letters and recollections by Alice Kimball Smith( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history interview with Robert Serber, 1996 November 26 by R Serber( )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-World War II relations with Japanese physicists, Sagane at Berkeley, 1937; the first bomb, decision to drop bombs and feelings about doing so, messages to Sagane dropped by planes over Japan; postwar visit to Hiroshima and Nagasaki to record bomb damage, contacts with Nishina and other Japanese scientists; Davis' speech on occasion of Roosevelt's death, return to Los Alamos, knowledge of destruction of Japanese cyclotron, political activities concerning civilian or military control of atomic energy, Yukawas' trip to Berkeley, Serber's 1959 visit to Japan, Office of Naval Research denial of clearance for 1952 Conference on Theoretical Physics
Colors flying by Charles Weiner( )

2 editions published in 1965 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the International school of physics Enrico Fermi : physics of NMR spectroscopy in biology and medecine course 100 by International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history interview with Frederick Vinton Hunt by Frederick V Hunt( )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and career to 1965. Childhood and high school years, 1905-1920; undergraduate life and education at Ohio State University, 1920-1925; graduate work at Harvard University, 1925-1932; realization of his place in physics; research and problems with doctoral thesis; research on architectural acoustics and reflections on his teaching at Harvard, 1932-1945; cascade and frequency meter, relations in department, conflicts between teaching and research function, development of slight weight pickup and side wall support; war work on Navy acoustic mine sweeping project, National Defense Research Committee (NDRC) underwater sound projectr︣ecruitment, management problems, and dismantlement; instigating Navy postwar research in underwater sound; creation of the Engineering Science and Applied Physics department at Harvard, 1946-1965; development of the Acoustical Society of America since 1930s; assessment of his contributions; place of acoustics as a field of study. Also prominently mentioned are: Leo Beranek, John Bouyouvos, Percy Williams Bridgman, Emory Leon Chaffee, James Bryant Conant, Chris Engleman, Harvey Fletcher, William H. Klofan, Theodore Lyman, Philip McCord Morse, G. W. Pierce, Jack A. Pierce, Tim Shea, Alpheus Wilson Smith; Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Undersea Warfare Committee, and United States Navy
Source materials for the recent history of astronomy and astrophysics : a check list of manuscript collections in the United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Robert E Marshak( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marshak's files on the Shelter Island Conference on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (1947-1949); administrative and correspondence files on the Rochester Conference on High Energy Nuclear Physics (1950-1957) and its continuation, International Conference on High Energy Physics (1958-1970); correspondence files on International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (1953-1973); transcript of oral history interview by Charles Weiner (1970); and photos
History undercover( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Security Agency Director Gen. Mike Hayden and Secretary of State Colin Powell talk about a little-known surveillance program
The commercialization of academic biology recent historical perspectives( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the role genetic researchers and academics play in the development of new biotechnology industries
Oral history interview with H. R. Crane by H. R Crane( )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family background and early education; early science interests (telegraph and radio transmission), wins American Chemistry Society Contest in high school. Caltech for both undergraduate and graduate studies, 1926-1934, comments on courses, teachers (Richard C. Tolman, Paul Epstein) and fellow students (Chet Carlson, the inventor of Xerox). Joins Charles Lauritsen's group as graduate student (nuclear physics), gets involved in research projects. J. Robert Oppenheimer's interest in their work, Ernest Lawrence's interest and objections to Lauritsen/Crane work on the radiative captive process (Enrico Fermi), Merle Tuve's involvement. Involvement in building machines for the Kellogg Laboratory (Seeley W. Mudd); Ph.D 1934 (The capture of protons by Carbon-12). Accepts offer from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; planning and building of a high voltage accelerator. Department involvement in applied work (GE, Ford), strong interest in biology; rising biophysics interest in the department. Wartime work. Recruited for MIT's Radiation Laboratory, later involved in Tuve's proximity fuse project; Manhattan District interest. Establishment of Biophysics Lab within Physics Department in Ann Arbor. The Racetrack Synchrotron. Also prominently mentioned are: Carl David Anderson, Ted Berlin, Sir John Cockcroft, John, Sir, Walter Francis Colby, James M. Cork, Leo Delsasso, David Mathias Dennison, William Alfred Fowler, Samuel Abraham Goudsmit, Halpern, Fred Hodges, Lampe, Otto Laporte, Gilbert Newton Lewis, Edwin Mattison McMillan, Harrison McAllister Randall, William Ralph Smythe, Robert Thornton, George Eugène Uhlenbeck, A. E. White, Robley Williams, Ralph Walter Graystone Wyckoff; and Randall Laboratory of University of Michigan
Sessions from the SPS regional meeting by Society of Physics Students (American Institute of Physics)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Speakers include: Loyd S. Swenson, on the history of space travel (comedy); Charles Weiner, on the history of physics, and Eugene Feenberg on the history of nuclear physics
 
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