Philip Morrison

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Birthday
7, 1915
Birthplace
Somerville, NJ
Death Date
Apr 22, 2005 (89)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1915
Birthplace
Somerville, NJ
Death Date
Apr 22, 2005 (89)

About

Physicist who taught at MIT and contributed to the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb during World War II. He was responsible for the PBS miniseries 'The Ring of Truth: An Inquiry Into How We Know What We Know.'

Before Fame

He attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology and UC Berkeley.

Trivia

In 1999 writer Jeremy Sone accused him of being a Soviet spy but he has adamantly denied this.

Family Life

He married Phylis Hagen Morrison in 1965, who he wrote a coffee table book with in 1982.

Associated With

He worked on the Manhattan Project with Albert Einstein.