Luis Alvarez

Alvarez, Luis

 

Born June 13, 1911, in San Francisco. American physicist. Graduated from the University of Chicago in 1932.

Alvarez has been a professor at the University of California since 1945. From 1940 to 1943 he worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and during 1944–45 at Los Alamos Laboratory. His scientific work has been done in the areas of radar, accelerator technology, and elementary particle physics. He directed construction of the first large bubble chamber and the drift-tube linear accelerator at Berkeley. He received a Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work in elementary particle physics.

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Un video que circula en redes sociales expone maniobras de la federacion para favorecer a las deportistas Tania Arrayales y Julieta Toledo mediante la complicidad del espanol Jose Luis Alvarez, a quien la Comision Nacional de Cultura Fisica y Deporte (Conade) tiene registrado en su nomina como entrenador nacional de sable femenil y, al mismo tiempo, funge como juez en las competencias internacionales en las que ambas han participado, al grado de otorgarles puntos para mejorar en la clasificacion mundial de la especialidad.
Welcoming them were board chair Merche Alvarez Castro, president Luis Alvarez Jr.
Burger will take over from Luis Alvarez who has decided to leave BT after nearly five years as CEO, Global Services and 18 years with the company.
Luis Alvarez, CEO global services, BT, said: "Direct and reliable access to data and applications hosted in cloud environments has become critical to organisations as they embark on their digital transformation journeys.
Maria Belando, Gonzalo Jover, Bernardo Gargallo, Julio Vera, Jose Luis Alvarez, Maria Rosa Buxarrais, Mar Lorenzo y Carolina Ugarte son reconocidos profesionales de siete universidades espanolas -algunos de ellos, miembros de la SIPS, que se han unido para redactar una obra muy didactica en la que, con claridad y concision, presentan los fundamentos atemporales de la educacion (dinamicas de continuidad), pero aun en mayor medida los que son significativos en relacion con el contexto social en el que nos toca vivir (dinamicas de cambio).
Hace 35 anos, cl fisico Luis Alvarez y su hijo el geologo Walter Alvarez descubrieron en Chicxulub el impacto de un meteorito que choco con la Tierra hace 66 millones de anos, lo que llevo a suponer que habia sido la causa de la extincion masiva de especies, entre ellas la de los dinosaurios.
Dolores is survived by her loving daughters, Darlene Corbett-Hyjek and her husband Steven of Holden, and Maureen England and her husband Mark of Worcester; a sister, Tina Lungari of Weymouth; two granddaughters, Jylliane Alvarez and her husband Jose Luis Alvarez, and Kristina England; a great grandson, Josef Alvarez; her precious yorkie, Biscuit; nephews and nieces.
Si mi memoria no me engana, fue en esa ocasion que conoci a Oscar Espoueys, quien era de la partida, junto a Percy Dauelsberg, Guillermo Focacci, Luis Alvarez, Sergio Chacon.
The American Luis Alvarez, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968, created a sliding variable lens in 1967.
Luis Alvarez, general manager (GM) of Aluma Systems, has been appointed GM of Harsco Infrastructure in UAE.
Thousands of spectators including diplomats, academicians,designers and some famous personalities from all walks of life thronged the Jaipur Polo Grounds to witness the finals, including Naveen Jindal, Member of Parliament; eminent lawyer Pinky Anand; Luis Alvarez, Attache, Embassy of Spain and others.
El numero se abre con un texto de Luis Alvarez Munarriz, que senala los vacios existentes en el modelo neurobiologico de la conciencia, un sistema asumido como normal en la ciencia contemporanea.