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Weinberg, Steven, 1933-
Oral history interview with Steven Weinberg, 1991 June 28.
Discusses how he initially became involved in JASON; comments on his motivation for joining JASON and what he learned while working on practical physics problems. Describes his anti-Vietnam war stance and working in JASON during the war. Systematically describes articles written while working on JASON, as long as they are unclassified. Describes how he thinks JASON work added to his work in physics. Explains why he quit working for JASON; discusses the lack of feedback concerning the impact of JASON work on defense problems. Comments on a possible amateur/professional distinction with JASON.
Physicist (theoretical physics). Ph.D. in physics from Princeton University, 1957; Nobel Prize in Physics, 1979; National Medal of Science, 1991; Josey Professor of Science, University of Texas, Austin from 1982.
Weinberg, Steven, 1933-
JASON Defense Advisory Group
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