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George Gamow

George GamowAKA Georgy Antonovich Gamov

Born: 4-Mar-1904
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: 19-Aug-1968
Location of death: Boulder, CO
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, CO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Proponent of Big Bang Theory

Father: Anthony M. Gamow
Mother: Alexandra Lebedinzeva
Wife: Loubov Wochminzewa (m. 1931, separated 1956)
Wife: Barbara Perkins (m. 1958)

    University: Novorossiya University, Odessa (1922-23)
    University: University of Leningrad (1928)
    University: University of Göttingen (summer 1928)
    Fellow: Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Copenhagen (1928-29)
    Professor: Physics, George Washington University (1934-)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1954)
    Professor: Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder (1956-68)

    American Physical Society
    National Academy of Sciences
    Defected 1933
    Naturalized US Citizen 1940
    Russian Ancestry
    Ukrainian Ancestry

Author of books:
Mr. Tomkins in Wonderland (1936)
One, Two, Three... Infinity (1947)
The Creation of the Universe (1952)
A Planet Called Earth (1963)
A Star Called the Sun (1964)


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