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Goldberger, Marvin L

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Personal name headingGoldberger, Marvin L.
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Variant(s)Goldberger, Murph
Associated placePasadena (Calif.) Princeton (N.J.) Los Angeles (Calif.)
Birth date19221022
Death date20141124
Place of birthChicago (Ill.)
Place of deathSan Diego (Calif.)
Field of activityPhysics
AffiliationCalifornia Institute of Technology
Princeton University
University of Chicago
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)
University of California, San Diego
Profession or occupationPhysicists College presidents
Found inLCCN 64-17819: His Collision theory, 1964 (hdg.: Goldberger, Marvin L.; usage: Marvin L. Goldberger)
LC data base, 11-21-83 (hdg.: Goldberger, Marvin L.; usage: Marvin L. Goldberger)
Los Angeles times WWW site, Dec. 3, 2014 (in obituary dated Nov. 28, 2014: Marvin L. "Murph" Goldberger, a physicist who was Caltech's fifth president, died Wednesday [Nov. 24, 2014] in La Jolla [San Diego, Calif.], at 92; was teaching at Princeton University when he was named Caltech president in 1978; had a nine-year tenure there; born in Chicago on Oct. 22, 1922; earned a doctorate in physics at the University of Chicago in 1948; joined the University of Chicago faculty in 1950, where he remained for seven years before becoming a professor of physics and mathematics at Princeton University; spent two decades at Princeton, including six years as chair of the physics department, from 1970 to 1976; left Caltech to become director of the Institute for Advanced Study, the Princeton, N.J., think tank; held that post from 1987 to 1991, when he moved to UCLA to teach physics; spent his last years at UC San Diego, where he was dean of the school of natural sciences from 1994 to 1999)
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