Bush, Vannevar

   Bush was a distinguished American scientist. As the USA approached war, Bush put forward the policy that the USA should mobilize all scientific resources and he convinced ROOSEVELT to set up the Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD) on 28 June 1941 with himself as Director. Through his activities in promoting scientific research. Bush became involved in co-ordinating research into the atomic bomb. Two principles formed the bases of his policy: to delegate supervision of specific research projects to others which left him free to give overall direction, and to keep research channeled into the war effort. He had to ensure smooth relations between civilians and Army personnel, and overcame his own objections to General GROVES’ appointment as Head of the Manhattan Project. He was a gifted scientist and was President of the Carnegie Institute of Washington during the war.

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  • Bush,Vannevar — Bush, Vannevar. 1890 1974. American electrical engineer and physicist who designed (1928) the differential analyzer, an early computer, and directed the World War II effort to develop the first atomic bomb. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bush, Vannevar — born March 11, 1890, Everett, Mass., U.S. died June 28, 1974, Belmont, Mass. U.S. electrical engineer and administrator. He taught principally at MIT (1919–38, 1955–71). In the late 1920s and 30s, Bush and his students built several electronic… …   Universalium

  • Bush, Vannevar — (1890 1974)    Engineer and physicist Vannevar Bush was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Tufts University in 1913 and worked for General Electric from 1913 to 1914. He attended Clark University briefly in 1915 and took on a teaching… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Bush, Vannevar — (11 mar. 1890, Everett, Mass., EE.UU.–28 jun. 1974, Belmont, Mass.). Administrador e ingeniero eléctrico estadounidense. Enseñó principalmente en el MIT (1919–38, 1955–71). A fines de las décadas de 1920 y 1930, Bush y sus estudiantes… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vannevar Bush — [ˌvæˈniː.vɚ] (* 11. März 1890 in Everett, Massachusetts; † 30. Juni 1974 in Belmont, Massachusetts) war ein US amerikanischer Ingenieur und Analogrechner Pionier. Bush war eine der wichtigsten Personen der US Kriegsführung im Zweiten Weltkrieg,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vannevar Bush — Vannevar Bush. Vannevar Bush (Everett, Massachusetts, 11 de marzo de 1890 30 de junio de 1974) fue un ingeniero y científico estadounidense.[1] …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bush — Bush, George H. W. Bush, George H. W. * * * (as used in expressions) Bush, George (Herbert Walker) Bush, George W(alker) Bush, Vannevar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vannevar Bush — Infobox Scientist name = Vannevar Bush box width = image width = caption = Vannevar Bush, ca. 1940 44 birth date = birth date|1890|3|11 birth place = flagicon|USA Everett, Massachusetts death date = death date and age|1974|6|30|1890|3|11 death… …   Wikipedia

  • Vannevar Bush — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bush. Vannevar Bush (11 mars 1890 à Everett dans le Massachusetts décédé le 30 juin 1974 à Belmont dans le Massachusetts) est un ingénieur américain, conseiller scientifique du président Roosevelt et chercheur au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bush — I Bush,   Vannevar, US amerikanischer Elektroingenieur, *Everett (Mass.) 11. 3. 1890, †Belmont (Mass.) 28. 6. 1974; Bush entwickelte Analogrechner (1927 erster mechanischer, 1942 erster elektronischer Differenzialanalysator) sowie die… …   Universal-Lexikon

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