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Wilson, Richard, 1926-
Oral history interview with Richard Wilson, 1977 February 10.
Includes information on Richard Wilson's education in England at Oxford and his postdoctoral work in the United States prior to arrival at Harvard; early impressions of life in the Harvard physics department; cooperative work in high energy physics within the department and with Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT); subsequent decline of all such work locally until only the cyclotron remained active serving medical needs; comparison of training of theoreticians and experimentalists with emphasis on wide employability of the latter.
Richard Wilson (1926- ): D.Phil., Oxford University (1949); a professor of physics at Harvard University since 1955; research interests include nuclear and particle physics and various topics in risk assessment and risk-benefit analysis.
Wilson, Richard, 1926-
Harvard University.
Harvard University -- Physics.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Oxford.
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Theoretical physics -- Study and teaching.
Interviews. aat
Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sopka, Katherine Russell, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA