Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Albert G. Ingalls psuedoscience collection primarily comprises collections of books and pamphlets assembled by Albert G. Ingalls while associate editor of Scientific American, and given to the MIT Libraries in 1940, with later additions. Much of the material rejects contemporary theories of physical sciences, particularly theoretical and planetary physics; a smaller portion builds upon contemporary science and explores hypotheses not yet accepted. A smaller...
Dates: 1900 - 1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains student records kept by the Department of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection documents the research interests of Rainer Weiss, professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who was also affiliated with the Research Laboratory of Electronics, and later the Center for Space Research at MIT. The bulk of materials date from the early 1970s to 1999, and document the experimental and theoretical aspects of the COBE satellite and balloon observations related to cosmic microwave background measurements (Series 1 and 2) as well as...
Dates: 1946 - 1999
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