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0 e the chosen well known writings include articles he wrote on technical issues for such journals because the American magazine of Physics, technology, and Nature, in addition to reflections on schooling, UFO's, and different topics.
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In May 1970 he received notification of his election to membership in the Royal Norwegian Society for the Sciences. In September 1970 he was elected national co-chairman of SANE, a citizen's organization for a sane world. U. Condon 29 The University of Colorado has established an annual lectureship in chemical physics in his honor, of which the first two holders have been E. Bright Wilson of Harvard (1969), and Gerhard Herzberg of the National Research Council of Canada (1970). * A group of friends were gathered after Wilson's lecture (Wilson studied undergraduate classical mechanics under Condon at Princeton) and were discussing the many troublesome experiences Condon has had.
In the summer of 1937, Condon was offered the post of associate director of research at Westinghouse Electric Corporation. He accepted and moved to Pittsburgh with his family, which now included two sons. ) Westinghouse wanted to strengthen its work in fundamental physics which had been curtailed during the depression years, and assured Condon of liberal support and a free hand in developing such work at the laboratories in East Pittsburgh. Westinghouse had already started the construction of a large pressurized Van de Graaf machine for nuclear work.
The hit-and-run tactics used by that committee are now associated in the public mind primarily with the name of the late Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin; actually McCarthy merely picked up and went farther with tactics initially used in the American Congress by the Thomas Committee. Later that fall, as a result of revelations by Drew Pearson, the committee chairman, Parnell Thomas, was indicted and tried for the crime of taking salary kickbacks from the girls who worked in his congressional office.
Selected Popular Writings of E.U. Condon by Lewis M. Branscomb (auth.), Asim O. Barut, Halis Odabasi, Alwyn van der Merwe (eds.)