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Session T9: History of Physics

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Sponsoring Units: FHP
Chair: Don Howard, University of Notre Dame
Room: Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront (formerly Adam's Mark Hotel), Promenade E


Monday, April 14, 2008
3:30PM - 3:42PM

T9.00001: David Dennison, the specific heat of hydrogen, and the discovery of nuclear spin
Clayton Gearhart

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Monday, April 14, 2008
3:42PM - 3:54PM

T9.00002: Grete Hermann: Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher
Caroline Herzenberg

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Monday, April 14, 2008
3:54PM - 4:06PM

T9.00003: Hermann Weyl: Between Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy
Peter Pesic

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Monday, April 14, 2008
4:06PM - 4:18PM

T9.00004: Albert Einstein and Wernher von Braun - the two great German-American physicists seen in a historical perspective.
Friedwardt Winterberg

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Monday, April 14, 2008
4:18PM - 4:30PM

T9.00005: William Band at Yenching University
Danian Hu

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Monday, April 14, 2008
4:30PM - 4:42PM

T9.00006: In Franklin's Path: Establishing Physics at the University of Pennsylvania
Paul Halpern

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Monday, April 14, 2008
4:42PM - 4:54PM

T9.00007: Scientific Revolutions to the nth power: n = 0, 1, 2, 3.
James Beichler

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Monday, April 14, 2008
4:54PM - 5:06PM

T9.00008: The Genesis of SESAPS
Ronald Mickens

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Monday, April 14, 2008
5:06PM - 5:18PM

T9.00009: Well, It Was Big When We Built It!
Virginia Trimble

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