First broadcast on 1990-08-10
Producer: A. RICHARDS
Next in series: DIRECTLY TO THE HEART
SBH:The Weirdest Of Fancies - Professor Sheldon Glashow, physicist at Harvard University, talks about work on the unification of the fundamental forces of nature that earned him a share of the 1979 Nobel Prize. Interviewer: Professor Lewis Wolpert.
PRE:How he first become interested in physics and why he chose theoretical rather than experimental physics at college. How he started work on the unification of the weak and electromagnetic forces of physics. His work in the early 1960s on the problem. (13'03"") how his work and the work of others came together in the early 1970s to produce a unified theory. The independent discovery, on the same day in 1974, of two charmed quarks. How these discoveries helped develop the theory. OTN:TLN030/90FS3722
10 Aug 1990 19:05-19:30 (RADIO 3)
28 Dec 1990 19:05-19:30 (RADIO 3)
Lewis Wolpert (int)
Alison Richards (Producer)
Sheldon Glashow (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 535744.