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us: Goldberger, Marvin L.

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    • us: Goldberger, Murph
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) San Diego (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Pasadena (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Princeton (N.J.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) California Institute of Technology
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Princeton University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, San Diego
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Physics
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          (lcsh) Physicists
            (lcsh) College presidents
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        • Sources

          • found: LCCN 64-17819: His Collision theory, 1964 (hdg.: Goldberger, Marvin L.; usage: Marvin L. Goldberger)
          • found: LC data base, 11-21-83 (hdg.: Goldberger, Marvin L.; usage: Marvin L. Goldberger)
          • found: Los Angeles times WWW site, Dec. 3, 2014 (in obituary dated Nov. 28, 2014: Marvin L. "Murph" Goldberger, a physicist who was Caltech's fifth president, died Wednesday [Nov. 24, 2014] in La Jolla [San Diego, Calif.], at 92; was teaching at Princeton University when he was named Caltech president in 1978; had a nine-year tenure there; born in Chicago on Oct. 22, 1922; earned a doctorate in physics at the University of Chicago in 1948; joined the University of Chicago faculty in 1950, where he remained for seven years before becoming a professor of physics and mathematics at Princeton University; spent two decades at Princeton, including six years as chair of the physics department, from 1970 to 1976; left Caltech to become director of the Institute for Advanced Study, the Princeton, N.J., think tank; held that post from 1987 to 1991, when he moved to UCLA to teach physics; spent his last years at UC San Diego, where he was dean of the school of natural sciences from 1994 to 1999)
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          • 1983-12-27: new
          • 2014-12-03: revised
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