Gamow Dies; Nuclear and Astrophysicist Was Popular Writer

Authors(s):Ralph A. Alpher and Robert Herman Publication:Physics Today Publication Date:October 1968 Publisher: American Institute of Physics Citation:Physics Today 21, 10, 102 (1968) Link:

George Gamow, professor of theoretical physics at the University of Colorado, died 20 Aug. after a long illness. A resident of the US since 1934 and a citizen since 1940, he was born in Odessa, Russia on 4 March 1904. He was educated in the Normal School in Odessa and at the University of Leningrad, where he received his PhD in 1928.