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Richtmyer, Robert D.
Oral history interview with Robert Richtmyer, 1997 March 4.
In this interview, Robert Richtmyer discusses: New York University; Edward Teller; Los Alamos National Laboratory; thermonuclear bomb; Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), Mathematical Analyzer Numerical Integrator and Computer (MANIAC), IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC).
American physicist (1910-2003). M.A., Cornell University (1932); Ph.D. physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1935). Professional experience includes: physics instructor, Stanford University (1935-1940); scientist, U.S. Department of the Navy (1940-1943); technical advisor, Office of Scientific Research and Development (1943-1945); alternate division leader, division leader of theoretical division, consultant, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (1945-1975); professor of mathematics, New York University (1954-1965); professor of mathematics physics and astrophysics, University of Colorado, Boulder (1965-circa 1980); fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (1966-1970).
Richtmyer, Robert D.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
New York University
ENIAC (Computer)
Nuclear weapons
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Fitzpatrick, Anne Claire, 1968-, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA