Menu ☰

Back to Top

Physics History Network

Over 1000 biographies of physicists and histories of institutions with information pertaining to their lives, careers, and research.

Tip: Search within this page by using Ctrl + F or ⌘ + F

Search Our Catalogs

Archives Books


Emilio Segré Visual Archives Digital Collections Oral Histories Archival Finding Aids Physics History Network Member Society Portals

Preservation and Support

Donating Materials Suggest a Book Purchase Saving Archival Collections Grants to Archives Documentation Projects History Newsletters

Center for History of Physics

Scholarship & Outreach

Main Navigation

HomeAboutTopic GuidesFeedback


People Institutions



Bardeen, John

Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967

Birch, Francis, 1903-1992

Charney, Jule G.

Dalgarno, A.

Day, Arthur L. (Arthur Louis), 1869-1960

Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973

Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-

Fleming, J. A. (John Adam), 1877-1956

Forbush, Scott E., 1904-1984

Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000

Griggs, David, 1911-1974

Haurwitz, Bernhard

Howard, Louis N.

Kaula, William M.

Kerr, Donald M.

Lambert, Walter D. (Walter Davis), 1879-

MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002

Maxworthy, T. (Tony)

Pekeris, C. L. (Chaim Leib), 1908-1993

Press, Frank, 1924-

Price, Paul Buford

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Simpson, John A. (John Alexander), 1916-2000

Slichter, Louis B. (Louis Byrne), 1896-1978

Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982

Van Allen, James A. (James Alfred), 1914-2006

Vestine, E. H. (Ernest Harry), 1906-1968

Wetherill, George West

Winckler, John R.


National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration