Physicist Marvin Leonard Goldberger dies at 92

December 1, 2014 3:54 AM

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Physicist Marvin Leonard Goldberger dies at 92

Chicago: Theoretical physicist and former president of the California Institute of Technology, Marvin Leonard Goldberger, died of cancer on Wednesday in La Jolla at 92.

Goldberger began his career during World war II as a particle physicist with the top-secret Manhattan Project. He then taught at Princeton University when he was named Caltech president in 1978.

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