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Herzfeld, Karl F. (Karl Ferdinand), 1892-
Oral history interview with Karl F. Herzfeld, 1978 May 11.
Education at the Universities of Vienna, Zurich and Gottingen; taught at University of Munich 1926. Early interest in the application of statistical analysis to physical problems. One of the earliest emigree physicists to come to America, taking positions at Johns Hopkins University and the Catholic University of America. In addition to scientific articles he has written a number of studies on the philosophical and theological implications of modern physics. Also prominently mentioned are: Niels Henrik David Bohr, Kazimir Fajans, Fritz Hasenoehrl, Theodore von Kármán, Frank Rice, Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld, Otto Stern, Edward Teller, Theodore von Kármán, Wilhelm Wien; Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States Army, United States Navy, United States Office of Scientific Research and Development-National Defense Research Committee, Universität München, Universität Wien, and Universität Zürich.
Died 1978.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Fajans, Kasimir, 1887-1975
Hasenöhrl, Fritz,
Herzfeld, Karl F. (Karl Ferdinand), 1892-
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951.
Stern, Otto, 1888-1969-
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
Wien, W. (Wilhelm)
Catholic University of America.
Johns Hopkins University.
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Universität Göttingen.
Universität München.
Universität Wien.
Universität Zürich.
United States. Army.
United States. Navy
United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Refugees, Jewish.
Religion and science.
Statistical physics.
Science -- Philosophy.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Rice, Frank.
Wheaton, Bruce R., interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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