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Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

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Personal name headingWeisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002
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Variant(s)Vaĭskopf, V., 1908-2002
Weisskopf, V., 1908-2002
Weisskopf, V. F. (Victor Frederick), 1908-2002
Weisskopf, Victor, 1908-2002
Weisskopf, Victor F. (Victor Frederick), 1908-2002
Weisskopf, Victor Friedrich, 1908-2002
Weisskopf, Viktor F., 1908-2002
Birth date1908-09-19
Death date2002-04-22
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathNewton (Mass.)
Field of activityNuclear physics Quantum theory Nuclear nonproliferation
AffiliationManhattan Project (U.S.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology European Organization for Nuclear Research Union of Concerned Scientists National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) American Physical Society American Academy of Arts and Sciences Pontificia Accademia delle scienze Orden pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste
Profession or occupationNuclear physicists College teachers Political activists
Found inHis Über die Elektrodynamik des Vakuums auf Grund der Quantentheorie des Elektrons, 1936, via Internet, June 21, 2016: title page (V. Weisskopf).
Gottfried, K. Concepts of particle physics, 1984- (a.e.) CIP v. 1, t.p. (Victor F. Weisskopf)
LCCN 60-15886: Fierz, M. Theoretical physics in the twentieth century, 1960 (hdg.: Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908- ; usage: V.F. Weisskopf)
New York times, Apr. 25, 2002, via Internet, June 21, 2016: obituary by Kenneth Chang (headline: Victor Weisskopf; lead: Victor F. Weisskopf, nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project, died on Monday [Apr. 22, 2002] in Newton, Mass.; b. Victor Frederick Weisskopf on Sept. 19, 1908, in Vienna; studied in Göttingen, Berlin, Copenhagen and Zurich; immigrated to the U.S. in 1937; professor at M.I.T. and director-general of the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland; retired in 1974)
Wikipedia, June 21, 2016 (article title: Victor Weisskopf; Victor Frederick "Viki" Weisskopf (September 19, 1908-April 22, 2002), Austrian-born American theoretical physicist; during World War II he was Group Leader of the Theoretical Division of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, and later campaigned against the proliferation of nuclear weapons; in 1930s and 1940s, made major contributions to the development of quantum theory; co-founder and board member of the Union of Concerned Scientists; member of the National Academy of Sciences; president of the American Physical Society (1960-61) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; appointed by Pope Paul VI to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in 1975)
Orden Pour le mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste website, June 21, 2016 (Victor Friedrich Weisskopf, physicist; born 19 September 1908, Vienna, died 21 April 2002, Newton (Mass.); received the Orden pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste, 29 May 1979)
OCLC, June 21, 2016 (usage in approximate declining order of frequency: Victor F. Weisskopf; V.F. Weisskopf; Victor Weisskopf; V. Weisskopf; Victor Frederick Weisskopf; Viktor Weisskopf; Viktor F. Weisskopf)
VIAF, June 21, 2016: VIAF ID: 108451752 (Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002: National Library of Catalonia; Vatican Library; German National Library; ISNI; National Library of France; National Library of Poland; National Library of the Czech Republic; Sudoc [ABES], France; NUKAT Center of Warsaw University Library; National Library of Israel; Library of Congress/NACO; National Diet Library, Japan; Weisskopf, Victor (Victor Frederick), 1908-2002: National Library of the Netherlands; Weisskopf, Victor F.: National Library of Latvia; Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-: National Library of Australia) VIAF ID: 99415207 (Weisskopf, Victor: National Library of Portugal; ISNI) VIAF ID: 41847921 (Weisskopf, Victor F.: Vatican Library)
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