History of Physics at Xavier
Quantum Mechanics Conferences
A week-long conference on the foundations of quantum mechanics was held at Xavier during the first week of October, 1962. The conference was sponsored by NASA, the Office of Naval Research, and the Judge Robert S. Marx Foundation, and attended by a number of noteworthy physicists. The main participants included: Boris Podolsky (a Xavier faculty member, pictured right), Yakir Aharonov, Paul Dirac, Nathan Rosen, Eugene Wigner, and Wendell Furry.