Philip Morrison – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Philip Morrison died at age 89, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding physicist Philip Morrison's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Physicist who taught at MIT and contributed to the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb during World War II. He was responsible for the PBS miniseries ‘The Ring of Truth: An Inquiry Into How We Know What We Know.’

He attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology and UC Berkeley.

In 1999 writer Jeremy Sone accused him of being a Soviet spy but he has adamantly denied this.

How did Philip Morrison die?

Information about the death of Philip Morrison
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death89 years
BirthdayNovember 7, 1915
Death dateApril 22, 2005
Place of deathCambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Place of burialN/A


"Neither our oceans nor our radar nor our fighters can keep us intact through another major war."

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"We did not speak in terms of strategy, in terms of overall economies, in terms of production and territorial conquest. We spoke of the impact of the bomb on the homes and the hopes of men and women."

Philip MorrisonPhilip Morrison Physicist

"My piece in One World or None was the description of the effect of a single atomic bomb on New York City."

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