Hans Bethe


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United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)

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The combined weight of the expert counsel of eminent scientists and science administrators in the PSAC, such as Rabi, Hans Bethe, James Killian, and George Kistiakowsky, broke Strauss and Teller's monopolization of advice and convinced Eisenhower that a ban on atmospheric nuclear testing would freeze the U.
The number of truly outstanding scientists and mathematicians that directly or indirectly shaped Hans Bethe is utterly overwhelming, as is the magnitude of his influence on the international physics community.
German-American physicist Hans Bethe (1906-2005) was among the young generation of scientists of the late 1920s and early 1930s who worked on wide-ranging applications and extensions of quantum mechanics after its initial formulation by such foundational figures as Werner Heisenberg and Erwin Schrodinger.
Professor Hans Bethe, physicist; born July 2, 1906, died March 6, 2005
Moreover, the two men most qualified to lead a continuation of the hydrogen bomb project, Enrico Fermi and Hans Bethe, refused to accept the responsibility.
Among those who signed it were Hans Bethe, an architect of the atom bomb, and Norman Ramsey who worked on the Hiroshima bomb.
False, according to Hans Bethe, winner of the 1967 Nobel Prize for Physics.
CARA was set up in 1933 and has helped winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Max Perutz, the 1967 physics prizewinner Hans Bethe and holography inventor Denis Gabor.
It was not until a later event when Professor Hans Bethe presented a lecture and referred to Feynman's theory, saying that people must learn it if they wanted to avoid talking nonsense, that Oppenheimer agreed with him.
Moving on to Germany and Denmark, Teller rubbed minds with other towering intellects, including Werner Heisenberg, Enrico Fermi, Hans Bethe, Lev Landau, and Niels Bohr.
Schweber, a physicist deeply concerned with questions of morality in science, contrasts the characters and careers of two leaders of the Manhattan Project: Robert Oppenheimer, scientific director of the project, and Hans Bethe, leader of its theoretical division.