Wheeler, John Archibald
WHEELER, John Archibald
WHEELER, John Archibald. American, b. 1911. Genres: Physics, Sciences. Career: Princeton University, NJ, Assistant Professor, 1938-42, Associate Professor, 1945-47, Professor, 1947-66, Joseph Henry Professor of Physics, 1966-76, Professor Emeritus of Physics, 1976-; University of Texas, Austin, Center for Theoretical Physics, Director, 1976-86, Ashbel Smith Professor of Physics, 1979-86, Jane and Roland Blumberg Professor of Physics, 1981-86, Professor Emeritus of Physics, 1986-. Member of U.S. General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament, under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Publications: Geometrodynamics, 1962; (with E. Taylor) Spacetime Physics, 1963, 2nd ed., 1992; Einsteins Vision (in German), 1968; (with C. Misner and K. Thorne) Gravitation, 1973; (with M. Rees and R. Ruffini) Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and Cosmology, 1974; Frontiers of Time, 1979; (with W. Zurek) Quantum Theory and Measurement, 1983; A Journey into Gravity and Spacetime, 1990; At Home in the Universe, 1994; (with I. Ciufolini) Gravitation and Inertia, 1995; (with K. Ford) Geons, Black Holes and Quantum Foam, 1998; (with E.F. Taylor) Exploring Black Holes, 2000. Contributor to professional journals. Address: Physics Dept, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-0708, U.S.A.