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Taylor Theodore B., 1925-
Oral history interview with Theodore Brewster Taylor, 1989 April 12.
Topics discussed include: work at Los Alamos National Laboratory with Carson Mark, Norris Bradbury, Marshall Rosenbluth, Conrad Longmire, George Bell, Hans Bethe, Duncan McDougall, George Gamow, John Wheeler, and Dick Garwin; fission devices;weapons development; weapons testings; Project Vista; Project Orion; test ban issues; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; work at General Atomic; work at Defense Atomic Support Agency.
Physicist (Applied Physics). California Institute of Technology, B.S. (1945); Cornell University Ph.D. (Theoretical Physics, 1954). Consultant, government and industry, 1956-; President, Appropriated Solar Technology Institute, 1980-1989; Lecturer San Diego State College, 1957, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1988-.
Bell, Georege.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997.
Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Garwin, Richard L.
Longmire, Conrad L.
Mark, Carson.
McDougall, Duncan.
Rosenbluth, M. N.
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Defense Atomic Support Agency.
General Atomic Company.
Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Project Orion (United States. Air Force) -- History.
Fission devices.
Nuclear test ban issues.
Nuclear weapons -- United States -- History.
Nuclear weapons -- Soviet Union -- History.
Nuclear weapons -- Foreign relations -- History.
Project Vista.
Theoretical physics -- History.
Weapons -- Testing.
Weapons systems. -- Research.
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Oral histories. aat
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Taylor, Theodore B., 1925-
Brown, Paul, interviewer.
Fetter, Steve, interviewer.
Garwin, Thomas, interviewer.
Norris, Robert S. (Robert Stan) interviewer.
Petrihos, Peter, interviewer.
Sims, Jennifer, interviewer.
Yaffe, Michael, interviewer.
Nuclear History Program, Center for International Security Studies at Maryland.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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