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Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995
Oral history interview with Rudolf Ernst Peierls, 1985 April 7.
Interview conducted in connection with study of the German atomic bomb program 1940-1945. Topics discussed include Werner Heisenberg, Samuel Goudsmit, R. V. Jones, Walther Bothe, David Frisch, Robert Jungk, Arnold Sommerfeld.
British theoretical physicsist. Ph. D., Leipzig University (1929). Assistant to Wolfgang Pauli (1929-1932); researcher, Manchester University (1933-1935); Royal Society Mond Laboratory, Cambridge (1935-1937); professor of applied mathemataics, later mathematical physics, University of Birmingham (1937-1963); Wykeham professor of theoretical physics, University of Oxford (1963-1974).
Bothe, W. (Walther), 1891-
Frisch, David H.
Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Jones, R. V. (Reginald Victor), 1911-
Jungk, Robert, 1913-
Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951
Atomic bomb -- Research -- Germany.
National Socialism.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
Walker, Mark, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA