Victor Weisskopf, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Victor Weisskopf

Austrian-born American theoretical physicist

Date of Birth: 19-Sep-1908

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 22-Apr-2002

Profession: physicist, university teacher, nuclear physicist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Victor Weisskopf

  • Victor Frederick "Viki" Weisskopf (September 19, 1908 – April 22, 2002) was an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist.
  • He did postdoctoral work with Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger, Wolfgang Pauli and Niels Bohr.
  • During World War II he was Group Leader of the Theoretical Division of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, and later campaigned against the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

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