Garwin, Richard L. Manuscript biographies, circa 1978
|Title:||Garwin, Richard L. Manuscript biographies, circa 1978.|
|Name(s):||Garwin, Richard L.|
|Type of Resource:||mixed material|
Forms part of the American Institute of Physics' Niels Bohr Library & Archives Manuscript Biographies Collection.
Born 1928. Physicist; received Ph.D. in 1949, University of Chicago under Enrico Fermi. On Fermi's invitation, Garwin went to Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950. At this time appointed faculty position at University of Chicago. According to Edward Teller, was instrumental in creating the first hydrogen bomb. In 1952 Garwin joined IBM's Watson Laboratory at Columbia University in a research capacity (until 1970), while consulting at Los Alamos and for the U.S. government on issues of military technology and arms control. Also an adjunct professor in physics at Columbia University, and a professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, the Defense Science Board, and the National Academy of Science; Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Garwin, Richard L
Physicists -- Biography
|Library Classification:||MB 2014-1505; 187|
|Held by:||American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA|
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