National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 601/Room 1100
Washington, DC 20013-7012
1 cu. ft.: 4 boxes
Born November 5, 1948 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. B.S., Juniata College, 1970; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976. Approx. 5-1/2 hours of video footage documenting an interview with Dr. William Phillips, a physicist and Nobel laureate (physics, 1997). Williams discusses his background, work at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) using laser light to cool gases to the lowest temperature ever achieved, and his memories of winning the Nobel Prize. Videotapes include: Mini DV (digital), BetaCam SP, and VHS.