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Theodore T. Scolman (Ph.D., Physics, 1956)


I married my wife Edith in 1955. We have two children.

I retired in 1989. We moved from New Mexico to Arizona in 1992. I went to Los Alamos National Laboratory, right out of school. I spent my whole career there mostly in underground nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada test site. I did a lot of domestic and foreign travel. The department was a tight knit community of graduate students and faculty. My favorite memories are of the department picnics and the journal club. My favorite professors were Al Nier who taught theoretical physics, Ed Hill who taught mathematical physics, and John Williams who gave the course in modern physics.