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J. C. Hart Paper on Karl Z. Morgan, Religion, and Science

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2504

This collection holds a paper by J. C. Hart on physicist Dr. Karl Z. Morgan's paper about religion and science. Morgan's paper was presented at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Knoxville, Tenn., on January 29, 1967. Hart's paper says that Morgan believes religion and science can be taken together without literal translations and with a strong belief in both.

Dates

  • circa 1967

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection holds a paper by J. C. Hart on physicist Dr. Karl Z. Morgan's paper about religion and science. Morgan's paper was presented at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Knoxville, Tenn., on January 29, 1967.

Biographical/Historical Note

Karl Z. Morgan (1908-1999), the father of health physics, studied physics at the University of North Carolina and Duke, earning his PhD in 1934. He chaired the Physics Department at Lenoir Rhyne College until 1943, when he joined the Metallurgical Laboratory of the University of Chicago. Transferring to Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1944, he became Director of the Health Physics Division, leading studies on the detection of ionizing radiation. Dr. Morgan was founder of the National Health Physics Society and the International Radiation Protection Association, edited Health Physics Journal and coauthored the first textbook on health physics, and became an authority on the safe limits for radionuclides in the human body. After retiring in 1972, he continued his work as a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection belongs to the UT Special Collections Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480