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Remembering Hans Bethe

Author: Hans A BetheRobert R WilsonCarl SaganFrank Harold Trevor RhodesN David MerminAll authors
Publisher: [Ithaca, N.Y.] : Internet-First University Press, Cornell University, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of more than five and one half hours of videos of one of the legendary figures of physics of the past century.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Biography
History
Named Person: Hans A Bethe; Hans A Bethe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans A Bethe; Robert R Wilson; Carl Sagan; Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes; N David Mermin; Victor Frederick Weisskopf
OCLC Number: 61715565
Notes: Supplements an earlier DVD and website, Quantum physics made relatively simple.
Description: 2 DVDs (approx. 330 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: System requirements: hybrid DVD; PDF software required to read data files.
Contents: Part One. An evening with Hans Bethe: The German atomic bomb project ((1:29:56) --
A conversation with emeriti professors Hans Bethe and Robert Wilson (1:03:24) --
Hans Bethe discusses the Manhattan Project / with introduction by Carl Sagan (1:15:33)--
"I can do that!" (0:10:41) --
Frank Rhodes, president of the American Philosophical Society, presents the Benjamin Franklin Medal (0:06:10) --
Part Two. Hans Bethe and David Mermin discuss the early history of solid state physics (0:31:46) --
A conversation with emeriti professors Hans Bethe and Victor Weisskopf (0:56:33) --
Obituaries from The New York Times, Nature, Cornell Chronicle, Cern Courier --
General audience articles: Bethe and the bomb; The academic responsibilities of the faculty; A complete listing of Hans Bethe's publications (PDF file) --
Links to other resources.
Other Titles: Quantum physics made relatively simple.
Conversations with Hans Bethe

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A collection of more than five and one half hours of videos of one of the legendary figures of physics of the past century.

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Remembering Hans Bethe

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"Hans A. Bethe, who discovered the violent reactions behind sunlight helped devise the atom bomb and eventually cried out against the military excesses of the cold war, died late Sunday. He was 98, among the last of the giants who inaugurated the nudear age." William J. Broad, New York Times, March...
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"Hans A. Bethe, who discovered the violent reactions behind sunlight helped devise the atom bomb and eventually cried out against the military excesses of the cold war, died late Sunday. He was 98, among the last of the giants who inaugurated the nudear age." William J. Broad, New York Times, March...
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