Biography. Abstract. George Gamow was Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder (). Other institutional affiliations. When George Gamow died in he was already well known as the author of the Mr Tompkins popular physics books (still available from Cambridge. Dr. Gamow has written a view of physics which does not teach basic facts exclusively or dwell completely on biographical data, but rather, Dr. Gamow does both.
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Other institutional affiliations included George Washington University and the University of Leningrad.
His research interests included beta decay and the big physice theory. Collaborated on the Gamow-Teller theory of weak interactions. Both employed at George Washington University. Francis Crick personal papers, George and Barbara Gamow papers, bulk Niels Bohr scientific correspondence, Oral history interview with George Gamow, April 25 and Alan Tower Waterman papers, bulk Penzias papers, bulk Edward Condon papers, circa John Von Neumann papers, bulk Leon Rosenfeld papers, Niels Bohr collection of manuscripts by other authors, Niels Bohr material collected elsewhere, Oral history interview with Betsy Ancker-Johnson, December 8.
Oral history interview with Carl Friedrich Weizsacker, April Oral history interview with David Todd Wilkinson, September Oral history interview with Edoardo Amaldi, April 9 and Oral history interview with Edwin Ernest Salpeter, March Oral history interview with Eugene Feenberg, April 13 and Oral history ot with Felix Bloch, August Oral history interview with Leon Rosenfeld, September 3.
Biography of Physics by George Gamow
Oral history interview with Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim, July Oral history interview with Marvin Stern, May 1. Oral history interview with Maurice Goldhaber, January Oral history interview with Ralph Alpher and second session is joint interview with Robert Herman, August 11 and Oral history interview with Robert d’Escourt Atkinson, April Oral history interview with Robert Henry Dicke, June Oral history interview with Robert Herman, April Oral history interview with Robert V.
Pound, September 23, November 4, 18, February 19 and April Oral history interview with Robert Wagoner, October Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, May 2, 3, May 5 and June Oral history interview with S. Chandrasekhar, May 17, 18 and October Oral history interview with Vera C. Rubin, April 3.
Oral pysics interview with William A. Fowler, May 3 – May 31, Oral history interview with Wolfgang Gentner, November Oskar Klein papers, Pais Prize Session [sound recording], March Scientific correspondence [microform], Stanislaw Ulam papers, Brush correspondence with Ralph Alpher and Robert Herman gamod the history of the Big Bang cosmology and the discovery of the cosmic microwave background, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar papers, Atomic energy in cosmic and human life: Biography of the earth: Tompkins in paperback, by G.
Illustrated by the author and John Hookham. An Informal Autobiography New York: Gamow ; being a second edition of Constitution of atomic nuclei and radioactivity. The birth and death of the sun: Thirty years that shook physics: The Israel Colloquium, Vol.
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