The Rubys in Israel—1961 sabbatical

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Stanley L. Ruby will hold a nuclear-research fellowship at the Israel Atomic Energy Commission's…
Rubys in Rehovot 1961
  • Aug 17, 2009

We spent a year in Israel in 1961-62. Here are a few shots on the balcony at our Rehovot…



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* 1989 Biographical Memoirs Herbert L. Anderson John Ray Dunning 1907-1975

Dunning was the driving force in Columbia's nuclear research program. Anderson recalls the events around the early nuclear fission and uranium enrichment projects at Columbia. A highlight is the full text of Dunning's letter to Alfred Nier requesting U235 sample for testing (important to us because this connection is what brought Rustad to Columbia).