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Weiner, Charles

Overview
Works: 130 works in 211 publications in 4 languages and 2,813 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Programmed instructional materials  Biography  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: QC16.O62, B
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Most widely held works about Charles Weiner
  • Papers by Alice Kimball Smith( )
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Weiner
Robert Oppenheimer, letters and recollections by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La biographie du grand physicien, père de la bombe atomique, dont la vie se confond avec l'histoire du monde pendant la première moitié du XXe siècle. Refusant le projet de bombe H après l'attaque nucléaire américaine sur le Japon, il fut accusé de trahir son pays, diffamé, discrédité et son destin fut brisé
The legacy of George Ellery Hale; evolution of astronomy and scientific institutions, in pictures and documents by Helen Wright( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of twentieth century physics by Società italiana di fisica( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structural communications and the teacher of English by Charles Lamar Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Henry's lectures on natural philosophy : teaching and research in physics, 1832-1847 by Charles Weiner( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dissertation reveals how Joseph Henry's teaching related to his research, and how it reflected his overall scientific outlook and affected developments in physics
Storia della fisica del XX (ventesimo) secolo : Varenna on Lake Como, Villa Monastero, 31 Luglio - 12 Agosto 1972 = History of twentieth century physics by International school of physics Enrico Fermi( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the transistor emerged by Charles Weiner( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Faraday: an exhibit at the Rockefeller University, December 26, 1967-January 6, 1968 by Charles Weiner( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colors flying by Charles Weiner( )

3 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the history of nuclear physics by Exploratory Conference on the History of Nuclear Physics( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Source materials for the recent history of astronomy and astrophysics : a check list of manuscript collections in the United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Robert E Marshak( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marshak's files on the Shelter Island Conference on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (1947-1949); administrative and correspondence files on the Rochester Conference on High Energy Nuclear Physics (1950-1957) and its continuation, International Conference on High Energy Physics (1958-1970); correspondence files on International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (1953-1973); transcript of oral history interview by Charles Weiner (1970); and photos
The young Oppenheimer : letters and recollections by Alice Kimball Smith( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History undercover( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Security Agency Director Gen. Mike Hayden and Secretary of State Colin Powell talk about a little-known surveillance program
Oral history interview with Charles Donald Shane by Charles Donald Shane( )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family ancestry; childhood, education; interests and teachers in grammer and high schools; undergraduate teachers and courses at University of California, Berkeley; B.S., 1915; Lick Fellow, 1916-1917; influence of Campbell and Moore in spectroscopy interest, leading to Ph.D. thesis on the spectra of carbon stars; comments on Campbell, Tucker, Hubble, and Russell; marriage and children; note on teaching positions at Berkeley, serving on university committees; solar spectra work on Fabry-Perot interferometer, 1932; work with F. Spedding in separation of heavy water; contact with R. W. Wood; associates at Mt. Wilson Observatory, Edwin S. Hubble, Harlow Shapley, Walter Adams and Wilhelm Baade; administrator for Manhattan Project, details on project work, personnel, associations with E. O. Lawrence and J. R. Oppenheimer; description of Alamagordo explosion; director of Lick Observatory, 1945-58: comments on staff, staff projects, circumstances of Vasilevskis joining staff, recollections of William Wright, 20-inch telescope program, 150-inch telescope, relation to Berkeley Astronomy Dept., Lick-Mt. Wilson annual conferences, life on Mt. Hamilton; AURA and Kitt Peak Observatory Projet, 1950s; Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory Project; organizing IAU International Meeting at Berkeley; developing astronomy in New Zealand; comments on astronomical societies and organization, recent trends in astronomy, personal politics and sons' careers
Sessions from the SPS regional meeting by Society of Physics Students (American Institute of Physics)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Speakers include: Loyd S. Swenson, on the history of space travel (comedy); Charles Weiner, on the history of physics, and Eugene Feenberg on the history of nuclear physics
Oral history interview with H. R. Crane by H. R Crane( )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family background and early education; early science interests (telegraph and radio transmission), wins American Chemistry Society Contest in high school. Caltech for both undergraduate and graduate studies, 1926-1934, comments on courses, teachers (Richard C. Tolman, Paul Epstein) and fellow students (Chet Carlson, the inventor of Xerox). Joins Charles Lauritsen's group as graduate student (nuclear physics), gets involved in research projects. J. Robert Oppenheimer's interest in their work, Ernest Lawrence's interest and objections to Lauritsen/Crane work on the radiative captive process (Enrico Fermi), Merle Tuve's involvement. Involvement in building machines for the Kellogg Laboratory (Seeley W. Mudd); Ph.D 1934 (The capture of protons by Carbon-12). Accepts offer from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; planning and building of a high voltage accelerator. Department involvement in applied work (GE, Ford), strong interest in biology; rising biophysics interest in the department. Wartime work. Recruited for MIT's Radiation Laboratory, later involved in Tuve's proximity fuse project; Manhattan District interest. Establishment of Biophysics Lab within Physics Department in Ann Arbor. The Racetrack Synchrotron. Also prominently mentioned are: Carl David Anderson, Ted Berlin, Sir John Cockcroft, John, Sir, Walter Francis Colby, James M. Cork, Leo Delsasso, David Mathias Dennison, William Alfred Fowler, Samuel Abraham Goudsmit, Halpern, Fred Hodges, Lampe, Otto Laporte, Gilbert Newton Lewis, Edwin Mattison McMillan, Harrison McAllister Randall, William Ralph Smythe, Robert Thornton, George Eugène Uhlenbeck, A. E. White, Robley Williams, Ralph Walter Graystone Wyckoff; and Randall Laboratory of University of Michigan
 
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Robert Oppenheimer, letters and recollections
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