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Philip Morrison: Pioneering Physicist, Educator

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Philip Morrison: Pioneering Physicist, Educator

Philip Morrison: Pioneering Physicist, Educator

Philip Morrison: Pioneering Physicist, Educator

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Physicist Philip Morrison, who died on April 22 at age 89, became an outspoken critic of nuclear war and the arms race after helping to develop the atomic bomb. Morrison was also an educator and wrote over 1,000 book reviews for Scientific American.