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The senior British defence scientist who was visiting Adelaide at the time of the death of Somerton Man Sir Henry Thomas Tizard was born on 23 August 1885, in Medway, Kent, England, United Kingdom,...

12/20/2022 12/20/2022

Robert Byron Giles, Jr. (1921 - 2009)

Dr. Robert Byron Giles Jr. maintained his passion for research throughout his 40 years as a Dallas internist. His research background included working on the Manhattan Project during World War II and...

12/11/2022 12/11/2022

Hans Heinrich von Halban MP (1908 - 1964)

"Hans Heinrich von Halban"

von Halban (Leipzig, 24 January 1908 – Paris, 28 November 1964) was a French physicist, of Austrian-Jewish descent. Contents [show] [edit]FamilyHe was descended on his father's side from Polish Jews, w...

7/12/2007 11/25/2022

Awards and honors Huizenga was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Fellow) in 1992. He was a 1966 recipient of the Ernest Orlando Lawre...

12/21/2019 11/4/2022

Paul Hugh Emmett (1900 - 1985)

Hugh Emmett (September 22, 1900 – April 22, 1985) was an American chemist best known for his pioneering work in the field of catalysis and for his work on the Manhattan Project during World War II. He ...

9/17/2011 10/9/2021

Langsdorf Jr. (May 30, 1912 – May 24, 1996) was an American physicist on the team that developed the atomic bomb and several devices related to nuclear physics. He was a vocal opponent of the use and p...

1/2/2009 8/28/2021

Zay Jeffries (1888 - 1965)

Jeffries (April 22, 1888 – May 21, 1965) was an American mining engineer, metallurgist, consulting engineer and recipient of the 1946 John Fritz Medal.BiographyJeffries was born in Willow Lake, South D...

7/20/2021 7/20/2021

Paul C Aebersold (1910 - 1967)

C. Aebersold (1910-1967) was an American nuclear physicist and pioneer of the biologic and medical application of radioactive materials. He worked on the Manhattan Project and became the first director...

7/16/2021 7/16/2021

Benjamin Lampert (April 16, 1914 – July 10, 1978) was a former United States Army Lieutenant General, Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1963–1966), and early pioneer of nuclear weap...

10/6/2015 10/29/2020

Ernest Omar Wollan (1902 - 1984)

Omar Wollan (November 6, 1902 – March 11, 1984) was an American physicist who made major contributions in the fields of neutron scattering and health physics.===========================================...

2/14/2019 10/11/2020

Edward Westcott (January 20, 1922 – March 29, 2019) was an American photographer who was noted for his work with the United States government in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, during the Manhattan Project and t...

10/9/2020 10/9/2020

Lt.-Gen. Leslie Richard Groves, Jr. MP (1896 - 1970)

"Dick Groves"

General Leslie Richard Groves, Jr. (17 August 1896 – 13 July 1970) was a United States Army Corps of Engineers officer who oversaw the construction of the Pentagon and directed the Manhattan Project th...

6/13/2011 2/1/2019

Georg Placzek, Ph.D. MP (1905 - 1955)

"George"

Placzek (September 26, 1905 - October 9, 1955) was a Czech physicist.[1][2]Born in Brno, Moravia, Placzek studied physics in Prague and Vienna. He worked with Hans Bethe, Edward Teller, Rudolf Peierls,...

8/24/2010 1/29/2019

David Bohm (1917 - 1992)

David Joseph Bohm (December 20, 1917 – October 27, 1992) was an American scientist who has been described as one of the most significant theoretical physicists of the 20th century and who contributed u...

1/25/2019 1/25/2019

Seth Neddermeyer (1907 - 1988)

Developed the implosion trigger which allowed the detonation of atomic bombs.Some of his other work led to the discovery of positrons and subatomic particles called muons.1983 - U.S. Dept. of Energy ga...

6/6/2009 1/25/2019

David Greenglass MP (1922 - 2014)

Greenglass (born March 2, 1922) was an atomic spy for the Soviet Union who worked on the Manhattan project. He provided testimony that helped convict his sister and brother-in-law Ethel and Julius Rose...

9/28/2014 1/25/2019

Boris Theodore Pash (1900 - 1995)

1/25/2019 1/25/2019

Sir Joseph Rotblat KCMG CBE FRS (1908-2005) was a Polish physicist, a self-described "Pole with a British passport". Rotblat worked on Tube Alloys and the Manhattan Project during World War II, but lef...

4/21/2007 1/25/2019

James Franck (26 August 1882 – 21 May 1964) was a German Jewish physicist and Nobel laureate. Biography Franck was born to Jacob Franck and Rebecca Nachum Drucker. Franck completed his Ph.D. in 1906 an...

2/22/2012 1/24/2019

Alvin Martin Weinberg (1915 - 2006)

M. WeinbergAlvin Martin Weinberg (/ˈwaɪnbɜːrɡ/; April 20, 1915 – October 18, 2006) was an American nuclear physicist who was the administrator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during and after t...

8/23/2009 1/24/2019

Mark Oliphant (1901 - 2000)

Marcus Laurence Elwin "Mark" Oliphant AC KBE FRS FAA FTSE (8 October 1901 – 14 July 2000) was an Australian physicist and humanitarian who played an important role in the first experimental demonstrati...

1/24/2019 1/24/2019

Professor Otto Robert Frisch MP (1904 - 1979)

Robert Frisch (1 October 1904, Vienna – 22 September 1979), Austrian-British physicist. With his collaborator Rudolf Peierls he designed the first theoretical mechanism for the detonation of an atomic ...

5/22/2011 1/24/2019

Fekk Nobelprisen i Fysikk i 1939. Stend mykji om han på Wikipedia. Det kom ut ei bok om han i 1968:An American Genius The life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence Forfattar er Herbert Childs. E. P. Dutton & Inc...

8/28/2011 1/24/2019

Klaus Fuchs (1911 - 1988)

"Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs (29 December 1911 – 28 January 1988) was a German theoretical physicist and atomic spy who, in 1950, was convicted of supplying information from the American, British, and Cana...

1/24/2019 1/24/2019

Biographical Profile: ; uploaded - see "Documents" under the "Media" tab. ; "JOSEPH OAKLAND HIRSCHFELDER WAS one of the leading figures in theoretical chemistry during the period 1935-90. His sustained...

10/9/2013 1/24/2019

Roy Jay Glauber (born September 1, 1925 – December 26, 2018) was an American theoretical physicist. He was the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical S...

2/14/2013 12/30/2018

Julius Ashkin (1920 - 1982)

York Times obituary, June 7, 1982:JULIUS ASHKIN, 61, PHYSICIST, DIESDr. Julius Ashkin, professor of physics at Carnegie-Mellon University since 1958 and chairman of the department from 1961 to 1972, di...

10/2/2018 12/29/2018

Eugene Wigner, Nobel Prize in Physics 1963 MP (1902 - 1995)

"חתן פרס נובל בפיזיקה 1963"

Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) FRS was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician.He received a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics ...

7/14/2007 6/1/2018

Joan Chase Hinton (1921 - 2010)

"Joanie"

She was one of the Los Alamos main Atomic physicists that created the first atomic bomb along with Oppenheimer and they were promised by the US government that it would never be used against human life...

8/24/2012 9/12/2017

Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls , CBE was a German-born British physicist who had a major role in Britain's nuclear programme, and also had a role in many modern sciences. His obituary in Physics Today descri...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Herbert L. Anderson MP (1914 - 1988)

"Enrico Fermi laureate worked on Manhattan Project"

L. Anderson (24 May 1914 in New York City, New York – 16 July 1988 in Los Alamos, New Mexico) was an American nuclear physicist who contributed to the Manhattan Project. Anderson conducted extensive re...

2/18/2009 11/22/2016

Leo Szilard MP (1898 - 1964)

"Leo Spitz"

Leó Szilárd was a Hungarian-American physicist and inventor who conceived the nuclear chain reaction… Leó Szilárd , Szilárd Leó, Leo Spitz until age 2; (February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Hung...

1/17/2014 10/19/2016

Gerhart Friedlaender MP (1916 - 2009)

"Gerhard"

Friedlander (born Friedländer, July 28, 1916 – September 6, 2009)[1] was a nuclear chemist who worked on the Manhattan Project.Friedlander was born in Munich, and fled Nazi Germany for the United State...

12/9/2009 10/19/2016

Prof. Dr. Victor "Viki" Frederick Weisskopf MP (1908 - 2002)

"Friedrich Viktor"

Immigration USA with his wife Ellen and 2 sons Robert and William ??? Victor Frederick "Viki" Weisskopf (September 19, 1908 – April 22, 2002) was an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He did...

1/18/2007 9/11/2016

John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

"margittai Neumann János"

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian* John von Neumann Wikipedia, EnglishJohn von Neumann was a Hungarian and later American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, polymath, and po...

7/2/2008 9/11/2016

Laura Capon Fermi (1907 - 1977)

"Laura"

Laura Capon Fermi was an Italian-born American writer and political activist and the wife of Nobel Prize physicist Enrico Fermi.Laura Capon was born in Rome in 1907. Capon met Enrico Fermi while she wa...

10/24/2008 9/11/2016

Edward Teller MP (1908 - 2003)

"Koko"

Edward Teller (Hungarian: Teller Ede; January 15, 1908 – September 9, 2003) was a Hungarian-American theoretical physicist, known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb", even though he claim...

5/10/2007 9/10/2016

Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 28, 1906 – February 20, 1972) was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus. She...

12/6/2014 9/10/2016

Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize in Physics 1965 MP (1918 - 1988)

"Dick; Ritty"

Richard Phillips Feynman (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) was an American theoretical physicist, known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electr...

1/19/2012 9/10/2016

[ '''Hans Albrecht Bethe'''] (July 2, 1906 – March 6, 2005) was a German-American nuclear physicist. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967 was awarded to Hans Bethe "for his contributions to the theory of nu...

7/9/2008 9/10/2016

Enrico Fermi MP (1901 - 1954)

Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) is widely regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 20th century, highly accomplished in both theory and experiment. Fermi an Italian physicis...

7/17/2008 9/10/2016

J. Robert Oppenheimer MP (1904 - 1967)

"Doctor Atomic", "Father of the Atomic Bomb"

Julius Robert Oppenheimer [see note] was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Oppenheimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laborat...

2/18/2009 9/10/2016