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David Bohm

AKA David Joseph Bohm

Born: 20-Dec-1917
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Died: 29-Oct-1992
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Particle physicist

Studied physics under Robert Oppenheimer. Later a follower of J. Krishnamurti. Electroshock therapy.

Father: (furniture store owner)
Wife: Saral Bohm

    University: BS, Pennsylvania State College (1939)
    University: California Institute of Technology
    University: PhD Physics, UC Berkeley (1943)
    Professor: Princeton University (1947-51)
    Professor: University of Sao Paulo (1951-55)
    Scholar: University of Bristol
    Professor: Birkbeck College (1961-92)

    Royal Society 1990
    Contempt of Congress 1950, acquitted May-1951
    Took the Fifth
    Shock Treatment
    Heart Attack 1991
    Heart Bypass Operation triple
    Austrian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Depression

Is the subject of books:
Infinite Potential: The Life and Times of David Bohm, 1996, BY: F. David Peat

Author of books:
The Special Theory of Relativity (1965)
Wholeness and the Implicate Order (1980)
The Ending of Time (1985, with J. Krishnamurti)
The Future of Humanity: A Conversation (1986, with J. Krishnamurti)
Causality and Chance in Modern Physics (1987)
Science, Order, and Creativity (1987, with F. David Peat)
Changing Consciousness: Exploring the Hidden Source of the Social, Political, and Environmental Crises Facing Our World (1991, with Mark Edwards)


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