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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Physics curricula

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Identifier: AC-0074
Scope and Contents The early years of physics education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT) is documented in the "Plan of the Physical Laboratory" and "Report of the Physical Laboratory," by Edward C. Pickering, the first professor of physics at MIT.There are sets of notes taken by students in physics classes between 1903 and 1917. They are organized primarily by course. The professor teaching the course is usually identified on the first page of the notes.The collection...
Dates: 1869 - 1971

Victor Frederick Weisskopf papers

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Identifier: MC-0572
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