Gottfried, Kurt

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    A Conversation with Kurt Gottfried
    Gottfried, Kurt; Lepage, Peter (Internet-First University Press, 2017-04-07)
    Gottfried discusses his early life and education, career, research in physics, his classic book, Quantum Mechanics: Fundamentals, and his role as co-founder of the Union of Concerned Scientists, which dealt with policy issues on nuclear arms control, anti-ballistic missile defense, scientific integrity in the face of governmental pressures and human rights. Gottfried is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Academy of Sciences. He is recipient of the Leo Szilard Award and was awarded the 2016 the Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.