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Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Oral history interview with George Gamow, 1968 April 25 and 26.
Gamow's involvement with nuclear physics. His later work in astrophysics and his interest in biology. Personal anecdotes about Gamow's childhood in Odessa, student life with Lev Landau and Dmitriy Ivanenko at the University of Leningrad, his fellowship at Göttingen, work in Copenhagen with Niels Bohr, and at University of Cambridge with Ernest Rutherford. Emigration to America in 1934, subsequent work in the United States. Work on penetration barriers, saturation, the beta decay rule, and the nuclear droplet model. Also prominently mentioned are: Hans Albrecht Bethe, Hermann Bondi, Walter Bothe, Maurice de Broglie, James Chadwick, John Cockcroft, Edward Uhler Condon, Francis Crick, Critchfield, Marie Sklodowska Curie, Max Delbrück, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Paul Ehrenfest, Enrico Fermi, James Franck, Alexander Friedman, Barbara Gamow, Thomas Gold, Ronald Gurney, Fred Hoyle, Petr Kapitsa, Krutkow, Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nikolaivitch Luchnik, Chester Nimitz, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Wolfgang Pauli, Léon Rosenfeld, Dimitri Rozhdestwenski, Martin Schwarzschild, Edward Teller, Merle Antony Tuve, James Watson, John Archibald Wheeler, A. M. Wood; Associacion Venezueliana para Promocion de la Sciencia, University of Cambridge Press, Carlsbergfondet Fellowship, George Washington University, Institut de Physique Solvay, Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi universitet imeni A. A. Zhdanova, Moscow M. V. Lomonosov State University, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), and Odessa I. I. Mechnikov State University.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Bondi, Hermann.
Chadwick, James, 1891-1974
Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967.
Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974.
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Gamow, George, 1904-1968
Gold, Thomas.
Kapit︠s︡a, P. L. (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984
Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Rosenfeld, L. (Leon), 1904-1974
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
Schwarzschild, Martin.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982.
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Cambridge University Press.
George Washington University.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Universität Göttingen.
University of Cambridge.
Theoretical physics
Astrophysics
Beta decay.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Quantum theory.
Bothe, Walther Wilhelm.
Broglie, Maurice de.
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Critchfield, Charles Louis, 1910-
Delbrück, Max.
Friedman, Alexander.
Hoyle, Fred, Sir
Gamow, Barbara.
Gurney, Ronald.
Ivanenko, Dmitrii Dmitrievich.
Krutkow.
Luchnik, Nikolaivitch.
Nimitz, Chester.
Rozhdestwenski, Dimitri Sergeevich.
Watson, James.
Wood, A. M.
Carlsbergfondet (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Leningrad A. A. Zhdanov State University.
Moscow M. V. Lomonosov State University.
Odesʹkyĭ derz︠h︡avnyĭ universytet imeni I.I. Mechnykova
Asociacion Venezalana para Promocion de la Cienc.
Weiner, Charles. Interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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