the Quest for the Origin of the Elements

Presenter Full Name
Dr. William A. Fowler
Award Recipient
Bruce Medal
National Medal of Science
Nobel Prize
California Institute of Technology
Year & Semester
1986 Spring
Presentation Date
March 31, 1986

Dr. William A. Fowler of the California Institute of Technology will present an updated version of his 1983 Nobel lecture, discussing fifty years of experimental and theoretical work on the nuclear processes which generate energy in the sun and other stars and which have synthesized the chemical elements in the universe.