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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.
Bothe, W. (Walther), 1891-
Broglie, Maurice de
Chadwick, James, 1891-1974
Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967.
Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974.
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Critchfield, Charles Louis, 1910-
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Delbrück, Max.
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Friedman, Alexander
Gamow, Barbara
Gamow, George, 1904-1968
Gold, Thomas.
Gurney, Ronald
Hoyle, Fred, 1915-2001
Ivanenko, Dmitrii Dmitrievich
Kapit︠s︡a, P. L. (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984
Krutkow
Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Luchnik, Nikolaivitch
Nimitz, Chester
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Rosenfeld, L. (Leon), 1904-1974
Rozhdestwenski, Dimitri Sergeevich
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
Schwarzschild, Martin.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982.
Watson, James Dewey
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Wood, A. M.
Cambridge University Press.
Carlsbergfondet (Copenhagen, Denmark)
George Washington University.
Leningrad A. A. Zhdanov State University
Moscow M. V. Lomonosov State University
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Odesʹkyĭ derz︠h︡avnyĭ universytet imeni I.I. Mechnykova
Universität Göttingen.
University of Cambridge.
Asociacion Venezalana para Promocion de la Cienc.
Astrophysics
Beta decay.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Theoretical physics
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
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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