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Penzias, Arno A.
Oral history interview with Arno A. Penzias, 2006 January 19, March 21 and 22.
Some of the topics discussed include his family and childhood in Germany and Eastern Europe in the years leading up to and during World War II; their expulsion from Germany; coming to the United States; attending City College of New York and Columbia University; his Army service, work at Bell Labs; his first research; Harvard Observatory; Holmdel Research Lab; life in New York; his Nobel Prize; Rudy Kompfner, Charles Townes, Robert Wilson, Bill Brickman, Dan Stanzione.
Arno Allan Penzias (born 1933) is an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1962 and did most of his major research at Bell Laboratories.
Penzias, Arno A.
Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-
Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977
Stanzione, Daniel C.
Townes, Charles H.
Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Lucent Technologies (Firm)
Nobel Prizes -- 1978.
Physics -- Industrial applications.
Research, Industrial
Science and industry
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Razzaghe Ashrafi, Babak, 1964- , interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA