Samuel A. Goudsmit

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-11-1902

Died: 12-04-1978

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

GOUDSMIT, SAMUEL ABRAHAM:  Appointed for studies of the recent developments of the theory of nuclear structure; tenure, five months from April 15, 1938.

Born July 11, 1902, in The Netherlands.  Education:  Universities of Leiden and Amsterdam, 1919–25; University of Leiden, Ph.D., 1927. Fellow of the International Education Board, 1926–27.

Instructor in Physics, 1924–26, University of Amsterdam; Instructor in Physics, 1927–28, Assistant Professor, 1928–29, Associate Professor, 1929–32, Professor, 1932—, University of Michigan.

Publications:  Atoommodel en Structuur der Spectra, 1927; The Structure of Line Spectra (with Linus Pauling), 1930; Atomic Energy States (with R. F. Bacher), 1932. Articles in Naturwisenschaften, Nature, Physica, Koninklijke Akademie Van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, Zeitschrift für Physik, Physical Review, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Atti del Convegno di Fisica Nucleare, Science, Astrophysical Journal, Verhandelingen aangeboden aan P. Zeeman.

AWARDS WON

National Academy of Sciences , 1947