Cornell University News Service press release March 7, 2006
Nobel laureate Hans Bethe, the last of the giants of the golden age of 20th-century physics and the birth of modern atomic theory, and one of science’s most universally admired figures, died quietly yesterday evening at his home in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 98.” ( entire press release )
For additional information about Dr. Bethe, go to the Nobel Committee web site
To honor Dr. Bethe and share his insights with the world, Cornell has made the following lectures available on-line.
1. An Evening with Hans Bethe: The German Atomic Bomb Project
2. Hans Bethe and David Mermin Discuss theEarly History of Solid
3. A Conversation with Emeritus Professor Dr. Hans Bethe and Dr.
4. A Conversation with Emeritii Professors Dr. Hans Bethe and Dr.
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