Scientists similar to or like Edward Teller

Hungarian-American theoretical physicist who is known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb" (see the Teller–Ulam design), although he did not care for the title, considering it poor taste. Wikipedia

  • John von Neumann

    Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, computer scientist, engineer and polymath. Generally regarded as the foremost mathematician of his time and said to be "the last representative of the great mathematicians". Wikipedia

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  • J. Robert Oppenheimer

    American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. The wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II undertaking that developed the first nuclear weapons. Wikipedia

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    Sentences forEdward Teller

    • The school also employed a number of the nation's leading scientists, including Enrico Fermi and Edward Teller, along with operating the famous Yerkes Observatory.Carl Sagan-Wikipedia
    • A personal correspondence with nuclear physicist Edward Teller around 1983 began amicably, with Teller expressing support for continued research to ascertain the credibility of the winter hypothesis.Carl Sagan-Wikipedia
    • In February 1958, Pauling participated in a publicly televised debate with the atomic physicist Edward Teller about the actual probability of fallout causing mutations.Linus Pauling-Wikipedia
    • Edward Teller and Ernest Lawrence, director of the Radiation Laboratory at Berkeley, are regarded as the co-founders of the Livermore facility.Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory-Wikipedia
    • For an example of foreign use, the birth name of the Hungarian-born physicist called the "father of the hydrogen bomb" was Teller Ede, but he immigrated to the United States in the 1930s and thus became known as Edward Teller.Hungarian language-Wikipedia
    • Briggs held a meeting on 21 October 1939, which was attended by Szilárd, Wigner and Edward Teller.Manhattan Project-Wikipedia

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