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John Henry Carver Quotes

John Henry Carver Quotes & Quotations
Name:
John Henry Carver
Type:
Physicist
Nationality:
Australian
Birth year:

  • 1
    Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 2
    I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 3
    I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 4
    I was so pleased to be at university to do physics and mathematics. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 5
    In Canberra my vision of what could happen in nuclear physics really depended on the big successes we might have had in the particle physics area. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 6
    In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 7
    My father was very much a handy person round the house, and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 8
    My latter schooldays and my university days were during the war, when science - physics, in particular - was a very important and glamorous subject. A lot of us felt that if we couldn't get into science, we might try engineering or medicine. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 9
    Nobody with any sense would go into building the Van de Graaff, so that was left to honours people who were making sacrifices, really. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver
  • 10
    One of the good things we did, which was extremely valuable to me, was to make loads and loads of different sorts of Geiger counters. John_Henry_CarverJohn Henry Carver