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RIP Cecile DeWitt-Morette

  1. Jun 9, 2017 #1

    George Jones

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    Cecile DeWitt-Morette died on May 8, 2017.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cécile_DeWitt-Morette
    https://cns.utexas.edu/news/ut-austin-mourns-death-of-groundbreaking-physicist-cecile-dewitt-morette

    On a personal note, as coauthor the text "Analysis, Manifolds and Physics"
    https://www.amazon.com/Analysis-Man...rd_wg=IlMXZ&psc=1&refRID=59KVZVZV44JV0H2RM4YY

    she played a role in my education. I bought my copy of this book during my first year of grad studies, and I profited from study of parts of it. Who else here has used this book?

     
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  3. Jun 10, 2017 #2

    berkeman

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    Impressive!
     
  4. Jun 11, 2017 #3

    robphy

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    Cecile DeWitt-Morette (starting at 18:39) ...
    as a panelist for "Recollections of the Relativistic Astrophysics Revolution" (2013)

    youtu.be/iH8btReqv4c?t=18m39s

    Other possibly interesting links:

    https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/oral-histories/23199
    http://cwp.library.ucla.edu/Phase2/DeWitt-Morette,_Cecile@862345678.html
    http://www.seniorwomen.com/articles/articlesIntCecile.html

    A Guide to the Cécile DeWitt-Morette Papers, 1946, 1983-2015
    http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utcah/03201/cah-03201.html

    "Path integrals, Les Houches, and other adventures of Cécile DeWitt-Morette" (Physics Today, 2008)
    http://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.2970207

    "This site is an unofficial history of the Physics Department at the University of Texas at Austin."
    https://web2.ph.utexas.edu/utphysicshistory/CecileDeWittMorette.html
    http://server16.websitehostserver.net/~patandme/UTPhysicsHistoryDW/CecileDeWittMorette.html


    I met her briefly when I was considering UT Austin for grad school.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2017
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