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Arthur H. Compton


Arthur H. Compton became chancellor of Washington University, St. Louis, in 1945, having previously served as chairman of the department of physics at the University of Chicago. After many years of X-ray and cosmic-ray research, Dr. Compton became director of the Metallurgical Atomic Project during World War II. Among his numerous awards was the Nobel prize for physics in 1927.

Arthur H. Compton
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1935 Freedom versus Law

The Freedom of Man, 1935. 

1935 Science, philosophy and religion

Preface to "The Freedom of Man", 1935.

1940 The Idea of God as Affected by Modern Knowledge

Garvine Lecture "The Idea of God as Affected by Modern Knowledge", 1940.