American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Memorial Minute for Harvard University by Howard Georgi, Gerald Holton, and Roy Glauber, detailing Norman Foster Ramsey's career including his time at Harvard University, his multitude of inventions, and speaking out again McCarthy
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Special Issue of Los Alamos Science that focuses on the life and career of Stanislaw Ulam. Includes articles written by his daughter, Francoise Ulam, coworkers, and Ulam himself. Topics covered include probability and nonlinear systems, mathematics, Monte Carlo method, John von Neumann, hydrodynamics, discrete fluids, ergodicity
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Van Vleck describes his Ph. D. work at Harvard University under Edwin Kemble and Percy W. Bridgman; his thesis in classical mechanics; and his post-doctoral research in electric and magnetic susceptibilities, and paramagnetism in particular, which he discusses in some technical detail. He also mentions his research in the quantum mechanics of chemical binding (Ligand Field theory), atomic and molecular spectra, and microwave spectra of molecules--work in the latter area done in conjunction with Victor Weisskopf and Henry Margenau. File also includes a nine-page bibliography
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Copy of the questionnaire containing biographical data, a three-page summary of Alexander's scientific contributions, a curriculum vitae, and a list of publications. Recipients were asked to discuss their entry into a scientific career in general and nuclear physics in particular, their scientific achievements, the funding of their projects, the roles of related sciences in their research, their work as educators and their involvement in physics-related organizations
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Two-page questionnaire with handwritten response, Bass's curriculum vitae, and a list of publications. Recipients were asked to discuss their education, their activities preceding their involvement with lasers, their work during the Second World War, their entry into the field of lasers, their scientific achievements, their work as laboratory administrators, their work in the laser industry, and their work as journal editors or society officers
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
A brief account of Ronald Mickens' role in the formation of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP), formerly known as the Society of Black Physicists. Topics discussed include: Howard Foster (physics department chair at Alabama A & M University), James Young (Los Alamos National Laboratory and MIT), Joseph Johnson III (Southern University), and Harry Morrison (Howard University and UC Berkeley); Mickens' post-doctorate years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); the selection and awarding of honors to mentors in the African-American collegiate physics community; details of the meetings held at Morgan State University and Morehouse College in 1977 and 1978 to form and inaugurate the National Society of Black Physicists, including a list of the first officers of the Society
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
This response to a survey of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) emeritus members consists of two parts. A two page essay discusses why Adams is no longer involved in scientific research and a three page manuscript biography summarizes his life and career. Topics discussed include: Case School of Applied Science; University of Illinois; Donald Kerst; the first betatron; Henry Quastler; radiation medicine; medical physics; University of California (UC), Berkeley; University of Oklahoma
American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives
This is the third of three Pegram Lectures which J. Robert Oppenheimer delivered at Brookhaven National Laboratory in August 1963 on the times of Niels Bohr and his work on the atomic nucleus. It appears that Parts I and II were not written down
Alabama Department of Archives and History
The Board of Medical Examiners, composed of the Board of Censors of the Alabama Medical Association, is responsible for issuing certificates of qualification to the Medical Licensure Commission for applicants meeting the qualifications to practice medicine in Alabama. Applicants may receive a certificate of qualification by examination, by reciprocity, or a limited license without examinations. Included in these files are completed applications, documentation of applicants' educational accomplishments, names of schools attended, hospitals where applicants' interned, location of previous practice, activities after medical school, hospitals where applicants' have staff privileges, photographs of the applicants, certifications from medical schools attended, Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX) scores, and fingerprints of each applicant
State Library of Victoria
Biography files created in preparation for the writing of Serle's Dictionary of Australian biography

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