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Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000-
Oral history interview with Robert Wilson, 1978 May 8 through 1981 January 23.
The interview focuses on the creation of Fermilab. Also discussed: early origins of Wilson's involvement in high energy physics, Cornell University, Princeton, Los Alamos, Harvard and University of California, Berkeley.
Physicist; received A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1936. Studied with Prof. Ernest O. Lawrence there and received the Ph.D. in 1940. Known for expertise in designing and constructing cyclotrons and synchrotrons, serving as a consultant on projects around the world. He was also highly regarded as a lecturer and teacher of physics and historian of world affairs relating to the developing uses of atomic energy.
Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000-
Cornell University
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. -- History.
Harvard University.
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Princeton University.
University of California, Berkeley.
Nuclear physics.
Particles (Nuclear physics)
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Hoddeson, Lillian. interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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