Newton, Roger G(erhard)

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NEWTON, Roger G(erhard)

NEWTON, Roger G(erhard). American (born Germany), b. 1924. Genres: Physics. Career: Worked at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, 1953-55; Indiana University-Bloomington, assistant professor, 1955-58, associate professor, 1958-60, professor of physics, 1960-, distinguished professor, 1978-, now emeritus, department head, 1973-80, director of Institute for Advanced Study, 1982-86. Publications: (trans. with J. Bernstein) R. von Mises, Positivism, 1951; The Complex J-Plane, 1964; Scattering Theory of Waves and Particles, 1966, 2nd ed., 1982; Inverse Schroedinger Scattering, 1989; What Makes Nature Tick?, 1993; The Truth of Science, 1997; Thinking about Physics, 2000; Quantum Physics, 2002. Address: Department of Physics, Indiana University-Bloomington, Bloomington, IN 47405, U.S.A.