Cornell University

Department of Physics Colloquium

Monday, February 5, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Rockefeller Hall, Schwartz Auditorium
Central Campus

General Physics Colloquium, Professor Maury Tigner, Cornell

Refreshments from 3:30-3:50 pm

Title:  Robert R. Wilson, from Frontier Wyoming to Weston, Illinois

Host:  Ritchie Patterson

Abstract:  The story of a man from modest and difficult beginnings in Wyoming who rose to be a key participant in the Manhattan Project (Los Alamos) during World War II followed by the Directorship of the Laboratory of Nuclear Studies at Cornell and then on to be the founder of today’s Fermilab.

Event Type

Seminar

Departments

Physics

Tags

cascal

Website

http://physics.cornell.edu/

Contact E-Mail

sfc1@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Sue Sullivan

Contact Phone

607/255-7562

Speaker

Professor Maury Tigner

Speaker Affiliation

Cornell University

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