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Philip A. Goldberg ’44

Philip Goldberg ’44, November 24, 2000, in Salem, Oregon. He earned a master’s degree in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1947 and a PhD in physics from UCLA in 1953. He taught physics at the University of Oregon before becoming head of the geoastrophysics laboratory at Boeing Scientific Research Laboratories in Seattle. In 1959, he joined the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, as a physical scientist and served there in several capacities until 1963, when he retired due to illness. He enjoyed black and white photography and camping. Survivors include his former wife, a daughter, a son, and a brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2001

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