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Physicist at Los Alamos, Berkeley professor, 1950-1989, and Nobel Laureate : oral history transcript / 2000.

Author: O Chamberlain; Graham Hale; Bancroft Library. History of Science and Technology Program.; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Childhood in San Francisco and Philadelphia; undergraduate education at Dartmouth, graduate work in physics at UC Berkeley; professors at Berkeley: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emilio Segrè, Ernest Lawrence; work on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos during World War II; physicists at Los Alamos: Enrico Fermi, Clyde Wiegand, Edward Teller; postwar graduate work at the University of Chicago; UC Berkeley Radiation Lab, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: J Robert Oppenheimer; Emilio Segrè; Ernest Orlando Lawrence; Enrico Fermi; Edward Teller; Clyde Edward Wiegand
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: O Chamberlain; Graham Hale; Bancroft Library. History of Science and Technology Program.; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 48150760
Notes: Forms part of the Physics oral history series.
Description: 1 volume (iv, 234 pages) : portrait ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Physics oral history series.
Responsibility: Owen Chamberlain ; an interview conducted by Graham Hale in 1976. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
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Childhood in San Francisco and Philadelphia; undergraduate education at Dartmouth, graduate work in physics at UC Berkeley; professors at Berkeley: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emilio Segrè, Ernest Lawrence; work on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos during World War II; physicists at Los Alamos: Enrico Fermi, Clyde Wiegand, Edward Teller; postwar graduate work at the University of Chicago; UC Berkeley Radiation Lab, and colleagues Bob Thornton, Ed Lofgren, Carl Helmholz, Raymond Birge, Luis Alvarez; Nobel Prize in physics, 1959, with Segrè for work on antiproton; involvement with anti-nuclear activism, late research in physics.

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