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Oral history interview with Christopher Isham, 1999 March 15.

Author: C J Isham; Alexis De Greiff
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this interview, Professor Isham talks about his collaboration with Abdus Salam in the 1960s and 1970s, particularly in problems related to non-polinomial Lagrangians, comments on Salam's work and the reception it had among his colleagues, explores Salam's political persona, and makes interesting suggestiong about Salam's lobby to get the Nobel Prize. Names cited: Abdus Salam; Tom Kibble; Gordon Feldman; John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Oral histories
Transcripts
Named Person: C J Isham; Paul Matthews; Abdus Salam; Gordon Feldman; Ivar Waller; Abdus Salam
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: C J Isham; Alexis De Greiff
OCLC Number: 960178029
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Advance notice of two business days required to use audiovisual materials.
Interview conducted by Alexis De Greiff on 15 March 1999.
Description: Untranscribed audio recording: 2 cassettes

Abstract:

In this interview, Professor Isham talks about his collaboration with Abdus Salam in the 1960s and 1970s, particularly in problems related to non-polinomial Lagrangians, comments on Salam's work and the reception it had among his colleagues, explores Salam's political persona, and makes interesting suggestiong about Salam's lobby to get the Nobel Prize. Names cited: Abdus Salam; Tom Kibble; Gordon Feldman; John Strathdee; Paul Matthews; Lundqvist; Ivar Waller.

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