Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
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During my participation in the Manhattan Project and subsequent research at Los Alamos, encompassing a period of fifteen years, I worked in the company of perhaps the greatest collection of scientific talent the world has ever known.Tags in Greatest, Company, Collection
Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers.Tags in Interests, Professional, Educational
This line of research continued when I went, and brought my research group with me, to the new University of California, Irvine campus in 1966 to become the founding Dean of the School of Physical Sciences.
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|Birth:||16th March, 1918|
|Death:||26th August, 1998|
Frederick Reines was born in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He was an American physicist. He was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics for his co-detection of the neutrino with Clyde Cowan in the neutrino experiment. He may be the only scientist in history "so intimately associated with the discovery of an elementary particle and the subsequent thorough investigation of its fundamental properties". He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1939, and his Master of Science degree in mathematical physics in 1941. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Physics from New York University in 1944.
Today's Anniversary - 25th March
- 1887 - Robert Quillen
- 1971 - Ronald Steel
- 1967 - Matthew Barney
- 1971 - Sheryl Swoopes
- 1920 - Paul Scott
- 1977 - Nunnally Johnson
- 1969 - Max Eastman
- 1976 - Josef Albers
- 1980 - Milton H. Erickson
- 1983 - Thomas S. Gates Jr.
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