Ralph Asher Alpher

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1986-2004 Union College, Schenectady, NY, United States 
Area:
cosmology, high-speed aerodynamics, magnetohydrodynamic methods
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https://baas.aas.org/pub/ralph-asher-alpher-1921-2007
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(1921 - 2007)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRev.74.1577
http://journals.aps.org/pr/pdf/10.1103/PhysRev.73.803

Parents

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George Gamow grad student 1948 George Washington University (Physics Tree)
 (On the origins and relative abundance of the elements.)

Collaborators

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Robert C. Herman collaborator 1944-1956 Johns Hopkins
 (first theoretical prediction of the existence of a residual, homogeneous, isotopic, blackbody radiation (microwave radiation) that pervades the universe as a vestige of the initial big bang explosion)
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Alpher RA, Fiske MD, Porter BF. (1980) Physics Manpower: Present And Future Physics Today. 33: 44-53
Gamow G. (1971) Italic my world line: An informal autobiography/italic Physics Today. 24: 51-52
Alpher RA, Gamow G. (1968) A possible relation between cosmological quantities and the characteristics of elementary particles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 61: 363-6
Alpher RA, Gamow G, Herman R. (1967) Thermal cosmic radiation and the formation of protogalaxies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 58: 2179-86
Alpher RA, Herman R. (1958) On Nucleon-Antinucleon Symmetry in Cosmology. Science (New York, N.Y.). 128: 904
Alpher RA, Herman R, Gamow GA. (1948) Thermonuclear reactions in the expanding universe [12] Physical Review. 74: 1198-1199
Alpher RA, Bethe H, Gamow G. (1948) The origin of chemical elements [1] Physical Review. 73: 803-804
Alpher RA, Herman R. (1948) Evolution of the Universe Nature. 162: 774-775
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