Philip Morrison Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Somerville, New Jersey, USA
Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Educated at Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon University), Philip Morrison was present at the birth of the A-bomb. He went on to teach at Cornell and MIT. In the late 50s, he first proposed using microwaves as a way to communicate with aliens. He was a founder of the Planetary Society and SETI and received many technical awards.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Laurie D. T. Mann

Spouse (3)

Emily Kramer (1938 - 1961) (divorced)
Phyllis (? - ?)
Phylis Hagen Singer (? - 2002) (her death)

Trivia (1)

Was one of the youngest physicists to work on the Manhattan Project and a leading voice in post-World War II efforts to stop the use of nuclear weapons. He was also an advocate in the search for extraterrestrial life.

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