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Edward Teller

Active: 1983

Dr. Teller is, by general consensus, one of the greatest nuclear physicists of the twentieth century. He has made significant contributions to the understanding of quantum theory, molecular physics, and astrophysics. He is best known to the general public as the father of the hydrogen bomb. The author or coauthor of eleven books, the holder of nineteen honorary doctorates, the recipient of twenty-one awards for scientific achievement, Dr. Teller's outstandingly distinguished career has included leading positions at the most eminent universities and research laboratories, including the directorship of the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, University of California. Dr. Teller is today Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University. 
(based on info from 1983 )