Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Theoretical Physics
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection contains the records of the Office of the Dean of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Science. Records received in 1980, box 1, 1951-1976, contain minutes of meetings, proposals, and memoranda about Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty involvement with the Boston Museum of Science Education Committee, 1967-1978; information about the MIT Education Research Center; grant proposals for the National Science Foundation; correspondence about the Consortium...
Dates: 1951 - 1983
Abstract The collection documents the professional life and career of Victor Frederick Weisskopf (1908-2002) from the 1920s through 2002. Educated in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s, Weisskopf made contributions to the quantum theory of radiative transitions, the self-energy of electrons, the electrodynamic properties of the vacuum, and the theory of nuclear reactions. In 1943, several years after his move to the United States, Weisskopf was invited to join the Manhattan Project, where he served as...
Dates: 1922 - 2002