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Physics -- Research.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Gordon Hill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0365
Abstract The collection documents the career of Albert Gordon Hill, who was professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1947 to 1955. Hill also held administrative positions as the director of several research laboratories at MIT. The collection contains records of his tenure as vice president for research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970-1975, and includes material documenting the divestment of the Instrumentation Laboratory at MIT, which became the...
Dates: 1943 - 1981

Charles R. Cross papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0107
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence by and to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) physics professor Charles Cross, who taught in the physics department 1870-1917. Included is correspondence on the acquisition of apparatus for the Rogers Laboratory of Physics, scientific research and teaching including correspondence with Elihu Thomson, photographs, and newspaper clippings about scientific instrumentation and early application of and experiments with the x-ray process. There is also...
Dates: 1855 - 1913

Egon Orowan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0306
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection contains diaries and notebooks describing personal and professional activities; correspondence with various companies, including E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and Boeing Company, for which Orowan consulted; conference papers and lecture notes on mechanical engineering and materials science; reprints of writings, mostly on geology and materials science; and correspondence and patent materials for various innovations and inventions, including a patent for the Enterostomy...
Dates: 1929 - 1989

Herman Feshbach papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0484

Simon Foner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0666
Scope and Contents The collection documents the professional activities of Simon Foner between circa 1956 to 1997.

Materials include: computation books, research notebooks, correspondence, and reprints.
Dates: circa 1956-1997

Victor Frederick Weisskopf papers

 Collection
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