Luis W. Alvarez, Pt. 1


Luis Alvarez was a physicist whose broad interests connected him to some of the 20th century's most influential moments, including the bombing of Hiroshima and the assassination of JFK. His diverse work led to the nickname "the wild idea man of physics."

Topics in this Podcast: U.S. history, Physics, Luis W. Alvarez, science history, Hispanic and Latino history, biographies, American history, 20th century, wwii, World War II, Manhattan Project, nuclear weapons