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Becoming friends with Dyson


The reasons for moving to Cornell...
Freeman Dyson
Nobel prize winners here at Cornell
Hans Bethe
The Uncertain Art
Sherwin Nuland
Dyson the genius
Jeremy Bernstein Scientist
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75. 'Dyson was a hero of mine' 310 01:52
76. Dyson the genius 368 01:09
77. Becoming friends with Dyson 327 01:44
78. Dyson: 'Why is everybody else so slow?' 507 03:27
79. Dyson - superb physicist and superb mathematician 321 01:13
80. The Templeton Prize 185 00:27
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Born in 1929, Jeremy Bernstein is an American physicist, educator and writer known for the clarity of his writing for the lay reader on the major issues of modern physics. After graduating from Harvard University, Bernstein worked at Harvard and at the Institute of Advanced Studies at Princeton. In 1962 he became an Associate Professor of Physics at New York University, and later a Professor of Physics at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, a position he continues to hold. He was also on the staff of The New Yorker magazine.

Listeners: Christopher Sykes

Christopher Sykes is an independent documentary producer who has made a number of films about science and scientists for BBC TV, Channel Four, and PBS.

Tags: Cornell University, New York Times

Duration: 1 minute, 9 seconds

Date story recorded: 15th June 2011

Date story went live: 28 October 2011