Edward Teller

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United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)


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of Technology and Economics, Hungary), offers a comprehensive picture of the brilliant but controversial scientist Edward Teller in this biography.
Edward Teller was a tireless patriot and great American who devoted much of his life to making Americans more secure.
Herken's Story of the collaboration of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller is rife with intrigue and the effects of massive egos.
MEMOIRS: A Twentieth Century Journey in Science and Politics by Edward Teller Perseus Book, $35.
Rochester) are the recipients of the 2009 Edward Teller Medal, sponsored by the American Nuclear Society.
Known as "the father of the American hydrogen bomb," a title that he hardly relishes, Edward Teller is one of the giants who shaped the twentieth century.
Many people have been cited as the midwives of Reagan's vision--the physicists Edward Teller and Lowell Wood; the rascally former defense intelligence agency chief Danny Graham; but FitzGerald convincingly suggests that the idea came from the Joint Chiefs of Staff, particularly Admiral David Wa&ins, chief of naval operations.
And how Hall's gift for theoretical physics led him to be chosen to assist Edward Teller in the early stages of American thermonuclear research.
Hoover fellow Edward Teller has been awarded the nation's highest civil honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In 1993, he was awarded the Edward Teller Medal and, in 1994, he received the E.
The man is of course Edward Teller, the crazy-genius Hungarian refugee who in the late forties played a crucial role in developing the American hydrogen bomb.
Woodruff, the lab's former associate director for nuclear weapons, says that physicist and former Livermore director Edward Teller, acting on data provided by Livermore scientist Lowell L.
Nominations are requested for the 2005 Edward Teller Medal sponsored by the American Nuclear Society.