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Morrison, Philip.
Oral history interview with Philip Morrison, 2003 February 22 and August 1.
This interview focuses on Morrison's scientific papers, written primarily during his years at Cornell University, 1946-1964. Also covered is his graduate work with Robert Oppenheimer, getting a position at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1940-1942), being recruited for the Manhattan Project (1942-1946) and ultimately after WWII going to Cornell to work with Hans Bethe. Topics discussed include: helium isotope research; cosmic ray research; gamma ray astronomy; SETI; review of his best papers; reviewing books for Scientific American; Charles Eames; films and lectures including The Powers of Ten, The Ring of Truth; work at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1964-2005); black holes; multi-verse cosmology. Prominently mentioned are: Leonard B. Loeb and Thomas Gold.
Physicist. Participant in the Manhattan Project. Affiliations: Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1944-46; Cornell 1946-65; MIT 1965-2005.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Eames, Charles.
Gold, Thomas.
Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-
Morrison, Philip.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Argonne National Laboratory
Cornell University
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Study group : U.S.)
United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. Metallurgical Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Wendover Army Air Field (Utah)
Atomic bomb.
Black holes (Astronomy)
Cosmic rays -- Research.
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Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Gingerich, Owen. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA