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Lederman, Leon M.
Oral history interview with Leon Lederman, 1990 May 7.
In this interview, Leon Lederman discusses his neutrino research. Topics discussed include: Brookhaven National Laboratory; European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN); Fermilab; Taiji Yamanouchi; Chuck Brown; John Yoh; Bob McCarthy; Nevis Laboratories; Georges Charpak; Saclay Nuclear Research Centre; J. Steinberger.
Leon Max Lederman (born July 15, 1922) is an American experimental physicist and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his work with neutrinos. He is Director Emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois. He founded the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, in Aurora, Illinois in 1986, and has served in the capacity of Resident Scholar since 1998. He joined the Columbia faculty in 1951, eventually becameing Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics. He took an extended leave of absence from Columbia in 1979 to become Fermilab's director. He resigned from Columbia and Fermilab in 1989 and taught briefly at the University of Chicago before moving to the Illinois Institute of Technology. In 1991, Lederman became President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Brown, Charles N.
Charpak, Georges
Lederman, Leon M.
McCarthy, Bob (Robert L.)
Steinberger, J.
Yamanouchi, Taiji.
Yoh, John.
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Centre d'ťudes nuclǎires de Saclay
European Organization for Nuclear Research
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Nevis Laboratories
Particles (Nuclear physics)
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Nebeker, Frederik, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA