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Oral History Interview — Dr. Leon Bell


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Interview with Dr. Leon Bell
By Gennady Gorelik
At Dr. Bell's home
August 30, 1994

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Leon Bell; August 30, 1994

ABSTRACT: In this interview, Bell discusses his path to physics, Moscow University in Sakharov's years, Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Science (FIAN) in the mid-1940s, the Soviet atomic project, relationships in the community of physicists, and prominent Soviet physicists including V. I. Veksler, I. E. Tamm, Andrei Sakharov, S. I. Vavilov.