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Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957



  • Existence: 1903-12-28 - 1957-02-08

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Boundary conditions for vorticity equation (letter from John Von Neumann), 1950 March 22

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 896
Identifier: 5
Scope and contents note From the Series: Series 5 is research files assembled by Charney consisting of notes, calculations, correspondence, manuscripts, reprints, and diagrams. Arranged alphabetically by topic or title.The material in this series has been kept to preserve a record of Charney's research methods. Most of the research materials, especially from his Princeton years, was maintained in folders in a filing cabinet. This material consisted primarily of calculation and notes. Later, Charney organized his...
Dates: 1950 March 22

Jule G. Charney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0184
Abstract These papers document the career of Jule G. Charney, whose research focused on the mathematical description of large-scale atmospheric circulations and included work on the theory of ocean currents, atmospheric wave propagation, large-scale hydrodynamic instability, hurricanes, drought, and atmospheric blocking ridges. The papers document his scientific, academic, professional, and political activities, dating from 1936 to 1981. Part of his career was spent at the Massachusetts Institute of...
Dates: 1921 - 1981

Norbert Wiener papers

Identifier: MC-0022

This collection documents the career of Norbert Wiener. Wiener was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1919 to1960 in the Department of Mathematics, and was a leader in the field of cybernetics. The material in this collection includes biographical information, correspondence, course material, manuscripts, and reprints.

Dates: 1898 - 1981

Steve J. Heims papers

Identifier: MC-0361
Scope and Contents of the Collection The papers of Steve J. Heims consists of notes and interviews that Heims, a physicist and historian of science, assembled while preparing two books. The collection includes correspondence and interview transcripts for the book John von Neumann and Norbert Wiener: From Mathematics to the Technologies of Life and Death, a biography about the lives and works of these two mathematicians and about the direction of science in the post-World War II world. Transcripts for interviewees include:...
Dates: 1946 - 1987