Image of book cover for "A History of the Department of Physics"A History of the Department of Physics
Written by Albert A. Bartlett and Jack J. Kraushaar

In recounting our early history, Bartlett and Kraushaar profile department events against the backdrop of the larger world. From a 1920 snowstorm that claimed a professor’s life to the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics, A History of the Department celebrates the lives and work of men and women bound by their combined love of physics and of Colorado.

This revised second edition offers:
An Expanded history to 570 pages from 400
New appendices and an index
More photographs
An updated list of faculty and PhDs granted
A chapter on the 2001 Nobel Prizes in Physics awarded to Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman
More information on the Department’s first professor, William J. Waggener

To order, please send a check or money order for $30.00 (to cover printing costs), payable to “The University of Colorado” to:

Special Programs: Department History
University of Colorado Department of Physics
390 UCB Boulder, CO 80309-0390

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