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Chamberlain, O. (Owen)
Oral history interview with Owen Chamberlain, 1976 June 16, 21, August 4 and 13.
Topics include: childhood in San Francisco and Philadelphia; undergraduate education at Dartmouth, graduate work in physics at UC Berkeley; professors at Berkeley: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emilio Segre, Ernest Lawrence; work on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos during World War II; physicists at Los Alamos; Enrico Fermi, Clyde Weigand, Edward Teller; postwar graduate work at the University of Chicago; UC Berkeley Radiation Lab, and colleagues Bob Thorton, Ed Lofgren, Carl Helmholz, Raymond Birge, Luis Alvarez; Nobel Prize in physics, 1959, with Segre for work on antiproton; involvement with anti-nuclear activism, late research in physics.
Owen Chamberlain (1920- ). Physicist at Los Alamos, Professor of physics, University of California, Berkeley; Nobel Laureate.
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988-
Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), b. 1887.
Chamberlain, O. (Owen)
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Lofgren, Edward J., 1908-
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Segr,̈ Emilio.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Thornton, R. L. (Robert Lyster), 1908-
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
University of California, Berkeley -- Faculty.
University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Physics.
Atomic bomb
Nobel Prizes.
Nuclear physics.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews.
Hale, Graham, interviewer.
History of science and technology collection.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA