First Mössbauer Conference in Physics | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017
The first international conference on the newly discovered (in 1958) Mössbauer effect is held at Allerton House, June 6-7, 1960. Mössbauer would win the Nobel Prize in Physics the following year for his discovery. Hans Frauenfelder, the conference organizer, was a professor of physics at the University of Illinois from 1952 to 1992. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Jun 06, 1960
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First MössbauerConference in Physics
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Front row, from left: Rudolf Mössbauer, Robert Pound, Anatole Abragam. Back row, from left: Max Swerdlow, Hans Frauenfelder(conference organizer), and Chien-ShiungWu.