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Enrico Fermi, Edward Teller, and Harold Urey, and involvement in Manhattan Project; Oppenheimer case as exposure to science policy; Project 137 summer study of defense problems, 1958; Herbert York; establishment of JASON and Defense Department's response; JASON as training ground for President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC) members; products and accomplishments (Nick Christofilos); science policy, advisory groups, and scientists' influence; ballistic missile involvement as PSAC chairman; relationship with the Navy; physicists' involvement in science policy; JASON members' benefit from
Early years in Vienna; emigration to Sydney, Australia as refugee; training there in theoretical physics, to 1946. Quantum field theory and social interactions under Rudolf Peierls at University of Birmingham, to 1949, and Hans Bethe at Cornell University; relations among U.S. field theorists; nuclear theory applied to experiments. Discovery of triple-alpha process at Caltech, 1951; move into astrophysics and social relations in Cornell physics and astronomy departments. Work on increasing variety of astrophysics problems, some related to cosmology, and on ionosphere; Arecibo observatory.