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Taylor, Theodore B., 1925-
Oral history interview with Theodore Brewster Taylor, 1989 April 12.
Topics discussed include: work at Los Alamos National Laboratory with Carson Mark, Norris Bradbury, Marshall Rosenbluth, Conrad Longmire, George Bell, Hans Bethe, Duncan McDougall, George Gamow, John Wheeler, and Dick Garwin; fission devices;weapons development; weapons testings; Project Vista; Project Orion; test ban issues; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; work at General Atomic; work at Defense Atomic Support Agency.
Physicist (Applied Physics). California Institute of Technology, B.S. (1945); Cornell University Ph.D. (Theoretical Physics, 1954). Consultant, government and industry, 1956-; President, Appropriated Solar Technology Institute, 1980-1989; Lecturer San Diego State College, 1957, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1988-.
Bell, Georege.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997.
Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Garwin, Richard L.
Longmire, Conrad L.
Mark, Carson
McDougall, Duncan.
Rosenbluth, M. N.
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Defense Atomic Support Agency.
General Atomic Company.
Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Project Orion (United States. Air Force) -- History.
Fission devices.
Nuclear test ban issues.
Nuclear weapons -- United States -- History.
Nuclear weapons -- Soviet Union -- History.
Nuclear weapons -- Foreign relations -- History.
Project Vista.
Theoretical physics -- History.
Weapons -- Testing.
Weapons systems. -- Research.
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Taylor, Theodore B., 1925-
Brown, Paul, interviewer.
Fetter, Steve, interviewer.
Garwin, Thomas, interviewer.
Norris, Robert S. (Robert Stan) interviewer.
Petrihos, Peter, interviewer.
Sims, Jennifer, interviewer.
Yaffe, Michael, interviewer.
Nuclear History Program, Center for International Security Studies at Maryland.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA